publication . Article . 2017

What are the facilitators and obstacles to participation in workplace team sport? A qualitative study

Andrew Brinkley;
  • Published: 01 Feb 2017
Abstract
Working age adults are failing to meet physical activity recommendations. Inactive behaviours are increasing costs for diminished individual and organisational health. The workplace is a priority setting to promote physical activity, however there is a lack of evidence about why some employees choose to participate in novel workplace activities, such as team sport, whilst others do not. The aim of this study was to explore the complexity of facilitators and obstacles associated with participation in workplace team sport.Twenty-nine semi-structured face-to-face and telephone interviews were conducted with office workers (58% female) (36 ± 7.71) from manufacturing...
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free text keywords: barriers, enablers, organisational, physical activity, tailoring, template analysis, Public aspects of medicine, RA1-1270
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publication . Article . 2017

What are the facilitators and obstacles to participation in workplace team sport? A qualitative study

Andrew Brinkley;