publication . Article . 2011

Effects of physical exercise on job productivity and well-being

Miguel Calvo, Jesús María de; Schweiger Gallo, Inge; de las Mozas Majano, Oscar; Hernández López, José Manuel;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2011 Journal: Revista de Psicología del Deporte, volume 20, issue 2, pages 589-604 (issn: 1988-5636, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
  • Country: Spain
Abstract
This study analyses a systematic physical activity programme carried out over one year. The study was conducted with 92 employees working in a consultancy company. A total of 53 employees agreed to participate in the programme, while the remaining 39 formed the control group. The aim of the study was to improve the participants’ overall physical condition as a way to enhance cardiovascular resistance, strength and flexibility. The results obtained showed an improvement in the participants’ physical condition. Once the efficacy of the physical training programme was demonstrated, the influence of the intervention on other parameters was examined. The programme pa...
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free text keywords: Physical exercise, Health, Well-being, Productivity, Ejercicio físico, Salud, Bienestar, Productividad, Educación, Psicología, lcsh:Psychology, lcsh:BF1-990
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