Why is physical activity in the workplace important?
There are many compelling reasons. For example, 15 million Canadians spend one half of their waking hours at work. A majority cite time as their major impediment to increasing their physical activity. It is vital, therefore, to find ways of increasing physical activity to, from and at the workplace.
The latest Health Canada Population Health Survey shows that people who are inactive at work are also inactive at home. Research also indicates that there may be increased costs for organizations that have physically inactive employees. Some of these costs include: increased employee benefit costs, reduced productivity, and increased absenteeism.
Furthermore, workplaces that encourage regular physical activity report:
What are the risks of not being physically active in the workplace?
People who don't get enough physical activity either at work or at home risk:
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