3355.0 Perspectives in Worksite Health Promotion

Monday, November 9, 2009: 2:30 PM
The worksite is an ideal way to educate the general population on the important health benefits associated with physical activity. Worksites provide opportunities to reach more than 60% of adults in the United States. This session will outline theoretical and conceptual frameworks of effective public health worksite interventions.
Session Objectives: •Describe the theoretical and conceptual framework and public health impact of worksite health promotion interventions. •Discuss a combination of quantitative and qualitative measures to better explain health behavior change in worksite settings. •Discuss issues and barriers of translating worksite health promotion research to practice.
Sue Baldwin, PhD, CHES

2:30 PM
FUEL Your Life: Pilot study of a Worksite Diabetes Prevention Program
Mark G. Wilson, HSD, Heather M. Bowen, MS, RD, LD, Marsha Davis, PhD, David M. DeJoy, PhD, Kristin M. Baker, MPH, Beth Bynum and Robert J. Vandenberg, PhD
2:45 PM
Effects of a lifestyle physical activity intervention in a worksite environment
Whitney E. Hornsby, MS, Jeanne Johnston, PhD, Fernando Ona, PhD, MPH, Susan E. Middlestadt, PhD, Carol Kennedy-Armbruster, MS and Kenneth A. Glover, MS
3:15 PM
Latino construction worker response to computer-based hearing loss prevention: Intermediate outcomes
Madeleine J. Kerr, PhD, RN, Kay Savik, MS, Leslie Martel Baer, MA and Eve Halterman, MBA
3:30 PM
Adolescent workers and risky behaviors: Implications for health promotion
Jessica L. Muilenburg, PhD and David M. DeJoy, PhD

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Community Health Workers SPIG

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)