Physical Activity

In this section questions deal with access to and opportunity for physical activity in the workplace through policies, practices, benefits and supports.

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During the past 12 months, did your worksite...

45. Provide educational materials that address the benefits of physical activity?

Move More Workbook – See p. 22-23

Puzzle (Solve the Puzzle of Moving More)

Stairwell Guide

Move More Motivational Posters

Simple Tips to Move More Promotional Materials

Surgeon General’s Call to Employers to Step It Up!

Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans: Move Your Way Promotional Materials

46. Provide and promote interactive educational programming on physical activity?

Move More Workbook - See p. 6

Steps to Wellness (Implementing the 2008 PA Guidelines for workplace) - See p. 37

Workplace Chronic Disease Self-Management

PowerPause

47. Provide and promote free or subsidized lifestyle coaching/counseling or self-management programs that equip employees with skills and motivation to set and meet their personal physical activity goals?

Steps to Wellness (Implementing the 2008 PA Guidelines for workplace) - See p. 55-56

Workplace Chronic Disease Self-Management

48. Provide an exercise facility onsite?

Employers in Action

Move More Workbook - See p. 26

Workplace Fitness Centers — ACWA JPIA

Active Workplace Design

49. Subsidize or discount the cost of onsite or offsite exercise facilities?

Employers in Action

50. Provide and promote other environmental supports for recreation or physical activity?

Worksite Wellness Resource Kit — Wisconsin Department of Health Sciences - See p. 37-38

Move More Workbook - See p. 19-20, 25

Fit-Friendly Worksite Recognition

Steps to Wellness – See p. 48-49 and 61-62

Parking Signs and Posters for Moving More

Walk this Way: How to Support Physical Activity and Wellness in and around the workplace

51. Encourage stair use by posting signs and making stairwells more inviting to use?

Move More Workbook – See p. 2-4, 16-18, and 21

Stairwell Guide

Fit-Friendly Worksite Recognition

Steps to Wellness (Implementing the 2008 PA Guidelines for workplace) - See p. 46-47

Active Workplace Design

52. Provide and promote organized physical activity programs for employees (other than the use of an exercise facility)?

Move More Workbook – See p. 6-7

Puzzle (Solve the Puzzle of Moving More)

Stairwell Guide

Fit-Friendly Worksite Recognition

Steps to Wellness (Implementing the 2008 PA Guidelines for workplace) – See p.39, 50-52, 59-60

Establish Walking Meetings

Global Employee Health & Fitness Month Toolkit

Physical Activity in the Workplace, A Guide for Employers

Walk and Work: Innovative Ways to Integrate Walking into Workplace and Business Practices Forum

Walking Challenge Turnkey Toolkit

53. Promote the use of activity trackers to support physical activity?

A Step Ahead

Count.It

Walking Challenge Turnkey Toolkit

Walkingspree

54. Encourage active transportation to and from work?

Active Commuting Toolkit

Assess the Walk Score of your Workplace

Business Commute Options Toolkit

Cycling to Work in 90 Large American Cities

Multi-Component Workplace Supports for Active Commuting

Share The Ride NC

WELLCOM Active Commuting Toolkit

Workplace Wellness: Walk This Way