Workplace Health Resources
- CDC’s Physical Activity web site. This site provides a variety of information about physical activity, including physical activity guidelines and recommendations, data and statistics, recommended strategies, and other resources.
- Steps to Wellness: A Guide to Implementing the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans in the Workplace provides employers with easy and understandable steps on how to get employees moving.
- North Carolina’s Eat Smart Move More Worksite Initiative has developed a guide to creating walking maps to encourage walking on worksite campuses.
- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Physical Activity Basics website contains extensive educational material on physical activity. Topics include recommended activity levels, examples of moderate-level and vigorous-level activities, recommended activities according to age, ways to avoid injury, and a list of additional resources from organizations such as the American Heart Association.
- The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans describes the types and amounts of physical activity that offer health benefits .
- North Carolina’s Eat Smart Move More Worksite Initiative has created an organizational physical activity policy template.
- The Oregon Department of Human Services has developed a Healthy Worksites toolkit that includes guidance on establishing policies to support physical activity at work as well as a sample flextime policy template.
- North Carolina’s Eat Smart Move More Worksite Initiative has developed a step by step guide to establishing a worksite stairwell initiative.
- Walk with Ease is an evidence-based, six week walking program developed by the Arthritis Foundation. It can be used individuals with Arthritis or anyone who wants to be active and make physical activity a part of daily life through walking.
- Page last reviewed: February 1, 2018
- Page last updated: January 10, 2018
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