Workplace Health: Employee Fitness and Exercise

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Given the growing awareness of the negative effects of work-related stress, Many Businesses Are Focusing On Active Health Promotion To Enhance employee health, well-being and performance. This text aims to review the state of the art and offer ideas and suggestions for how stress-related employee health problems can be combated through the provision of effective fitness and exercise programmes.

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Overview

Given the growing awareness of the negative effects of work-related stress, Many Businesses Are Focusing On Active Health Promotion To Enhance employee health, well-being and performance. This text aims to review the state of the art and offer ideas and suggestions for how stress-related employee health problems can be combated through the provision of effective fitness and exercise programmes.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780748401437
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • Publication date: 10/1/1996
  • Series: Issues in Occupational Health Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 193
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface: promoting workplace health
1 Employee exercise programmes: organisational and individual perspectives 1
2 Financial aspects of employee fitness programmes 29
3 Assessing the relationship between exercise and employee mental health: methodological concerns 55
4 Exercise and mental health: the role of activity and fitness 69
5 The psychological benefits of physical exercise for women: improving employee quality of life 83
6 Exercise programmes and the promotion of health 101
7 Understanding exercise as a method of stress management: a constructivist framework 117
8 Exercise, shiftwork and sleep 129
9 Alcohol abuse, physical fitness and the prevention of relapse 145
10 Employee fitness programmes and reduced absenteeism: a case study 159
11 Employee fitness and exercise: the way forward 169
Author biographies 183
Index 187
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