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A “Sit Less, Walk More” Workplace Intervention for Office Workers: Long-Term Efficacy of a Quasi-Experimental Study

Published on Feb 1, 2018in Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine1.591
· DOI :10.1097/jom.0000000000001299
Yun-Ping Lin4
Estimated H-index: 4
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OiSaeng Hong17
Estimated H-index: 17
+ 3 AuthorsKwo-Chen Lee7
Estimated H-index: 7
Abstract
Objective:This study tested the maintenance outcomes of a 3-month Sit Less, Walk More (SLWM) workplace intervention for office workers compared with usual care at 12 months from the baseline.Method:A quasi-experimental study was conducted in two workplaces. The intervention group (n = 51) received m
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