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The impact of obesity in the workplace: a review of contributing factors, consequences and potential solutions

Shrestha N et al.
Used Parameters : BFM

Publication Year : 2016

Country : Australia

Journal : Current Obesity Reports

This narrative review summarized findings from previous reviews and the most recently published studies, regarding the following:(1) the association between two occupational risk factors—shift work and sedentary work—and obesity,(2) the effects of obesity on workplace productivity and (3) the effectiveness of workplace interventions aimed at preventing or reducing obesity. Despite some inconsistencies in findings, there is convincing evidence that shift work increases the risk of obesity, while most studies did not show a significant …
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