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Participant characteristics associated with greater reductions in waist circumference during a four-month, pedometer-based, workplace health program.

Freak-Poli, R; Wolfe, Rory; Walls, Helen; Backholer, Kathryn; Peeters , Anna


Background: Workplace health programs have demonstrated improvements in a number of risk factors for chronic disease. However, there has been little investigation of participant characteristics that may be associated with change in risk factors during such programs. The aim of this paper is to identify participant characteristics associated with improved waist circumference (WC) following participation in a four-month, pedometer-based, physical activity, workplace health program. Methods. 762...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: BMC Public Health
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-11-824


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