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Health and Fitness in the Workplace

Author : Samuel H. Klarreich
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Bringing together some of the most respected leaders from industry, academe, and government, this volume deals with the growing field of health education in the workplace. Examining the essential components of health education programs, Health and Fitness in the Workplace addresses critical issues relating to their implementation, evaluation, and promotion. This excellent collection of original essays demonstrates that when industry incorporates health programs into the work environment such programs directly result in the well-being of employees, in addition to low absenteeism, high morale, and low insurance costs.

Fitness for Work

Author : John Hobson
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The 'bible' of occupational health, Fitness for Work is the most in-depth and comprehensive resource available on the relationship between ill health and employment. The specialist advice given covers health hazards in the work place, fitness for work, and rehabilitation after illness or injury. A truly current source, it discusses the social aspects of work, and problems associated with our ageing workforce and changing population. Communicating occupational health advice to patients, employees, and doctors, Fitness for Work improves relationships in the workplace. It details the impact of a patient's health on work, and how they can be supported to gain or remain in employment. This invaluable source argues that in a suitable role, an employee can derive immense benefits to their health and well-being from work. Importantly, this comprehensive title also presents tactics on how to reduce inappropriate barriers to work for those who have overcome an injury or disease, and those who live with chronic conditions. Fully revised and updated, the sixth edition of Fitness for Work is based on the latest research evidence and clinical advances. The first half of the book focuses on the general principles of fitness to work and occupational health practice, such as legal aspects, ethical principles, health promotion, health surveillance and general principles of rehabilitation. In addition, it advises on sickness absence, ill health retirement, medication, transport, vibration and travel. In the second half of the book, chapters are arranged by clinical speciality or topic, and are co-authored by a topic specialist and a specialist occupational physician providing a comprehensive view of the subject. For effortless reference, each specialty chapter outlines the conditions covered, their prevalence and impact, and discusses the clinical aspects and treatment that affects work capacity. All recommendations are evidence-based and make use of the NICE guidelines. The definitive text on the relationship between health and work, Fitness for Work delivers a wealth of valuable consensus guidance, codes of practice, and locally evolved standards. This highly-regarded resource is essential for all occupational health practitioners.

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Workplace Health

Author : John Kerr
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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.

Workplace Health

Author : John Kerr
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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.

Fitness at Workplace

Author : Jillian Michael
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Fitness expert Jillian Michael introduces you to the idea of fitness at workplaces and shows you how wellness programs at workplaces are essential for enjoying improved health and fitness. When you spend more than half of your productive day at office, a 30-minute daily exercise routine can work wonders on your fitness and energy levels. Offices have become something more than places where one works for money. Why can't it be a place where you become healthier and more productive? In this book, Jillian covers the basic aspects of fitness at workplaces including:• Why is fitness at workplaces the need of the hour? How much are businesses losing due to unfit employees? Why are big companies readily embracing this concept?• Coming up with an effective and practical fitness strategy that facilitates real improvement in fitness levels and general health. Factors to consider if you want the regimen to be something more than an elaborate PR exercise.• Introduction to features of formal programs at workplaces, its benefits, and how you can use it for your benefit. What risks to watch out for when participating in a formal program? • Comparison of informal and formal programs. What to do if your employer rejects your proposal? Are informal programs run by employees viable? • How can you ensure fitness at workplace remains fun and enjoyable? More than a dozen creative and useful tips that help retain the fun in office fitness without unnecessary expenditure. • Pitfalls to avoid when establishing a workplace wellness program. Alternate options for those looking beyond the idea of performing conventional exercises at workplaces.

Nutrition in Public Health

Author : Arlene Spark
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Nutrition plays a key role in many areas of public health such as pre-term delivery, cancer, obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular and renal diseases. Government nutrition policy, therefore, bears a huge influence on the nation's biggest health concerns. There is a clear need for information on this topic that unarguably holds the key to the primar

Healthy Worksites Directory of Federal Initiatives in Worksite Health Promotion

Author : United States. Public Health Service
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HEALTH WELLNESS FITNESS AND HEALTHY LIFESTYLES

Author : Jitendra Sharma
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How to Improve Your Health and Fitness

Author : Don Ryan
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Fitness expert don Ryan introduces you to the idea of fitness at workplaces and shows you how wellness programs at workplaces are essential for enjoying improved health and fitness. When you spend more than half of your productive day at the office, a 30-minute daily exercise routine can work wonders on your fitness and energy levels. Offices have become something more than places where one works for money. Why can't it be a place where you become healthier and more productive? In this book, Jillian covers the basic aspects of fitness at workplaces including: - Why is fitness at workplaces the need of the hour? How much are businesses losing due to unfit employees? Why are big companies readily embracing this concept?- Coming up with an effective and practical fitness strategy that facilitates real improvement in fitness levels and general health. Factors to consider if you want the regimen to be something more than an elaborate PR exercise.- Introduction to features of formal programs at workplaces, their benefits, and how you can use them for your benefit. What risks to watch out for when participating in a formal program? - Comparison of informal and formal programs. What to do if your employer rejects your proposal? Are informal programs run by employees viable? - How can you ensure fitness at the workplace remains fun? More than a dozen creative and useful tips that help retain the fun in office fitness without unnecessary expenditure. - Pitfalls to avoid when establishing a workplace wellness program. Alternate options for those looking beyond the idea of performing conventional exercises at workplaces This book is for fitness, or, more simply, gymnastics, right at the workplace - in the office or at home if you work from home.