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The Impact of a Workplace Environmental Change on Work- Related Outcomes: Productivity, Presenteeism and Cognition

Abstract The purpose of this study was to examine whether a workplace environmental intervention would improve work-related outcomes including productivity, presenteeism and cognition. The secondary aim was to investigate whether work-related outcomes are correlated to observed changes in sitting time, physical activity, and sleep. The study was introduced as part of a naturalistic environmental change in which university staff and faculty were relocated into a new building (n=23). The comparison group consisted of university staff within the same college with no imminent plans to re-locate during the intervention period; there were no environmental changes to this workplace (n =10). Participants wore two behavioral monitoring devices, activPAL and ... (more)
Created Date 2014
Contributor Park, Anna (Author) / Buman, Matthew (Advisor) / Crespo, Noe (Committee member) / Chisum, Jack (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Occupational health
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 155 pages
Language English
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Note M.S. Exercise and Wellness 2014
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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