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The efficacy of workplace interventions on improving the dietary, physical activity and sleep behaviours of school and childcare staff: a systematic review.

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dc.contributor.author Nathan, Nicole
dc.contributor.author Murawski, Beatrice
dc.contributor.author Hope, Kirsty
dc.contributor.author Young, Sarah
dc.contributor.author Sutherland, Rachel
dc.contributor.author Hodder, Rebecca
dc.contributor.author Booth, Debbie
dc.contributor.author Toomey, Elaine C.
dc.contributor.author Yoong, Sze Lin
dc.contributor.author Reilly, Kathryn
dc.contributor.author Tzelepis, Flora
dc.contributor.author Taylor, Natalie
dc.contributor.author Wolfenden, Luke
dc.date.accessioned 2020-11-16T11:39:39Z
dc.date.available 2020-11-16T11:39:39Z
dc.date.issued 2020
dc.identifier.issn 1660-4601
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/9461
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract There is a need for effective interventions that improve the health and wellbeing of school and childcare staff. This review examined the efficacy of workplace interventions to improve the dietary, physical activity and/or sleep behaviours of school and childcare staff. A secondary aim of the review was to assess changes in staff physical/mental health, productivity, and students' health behaviours. Nine databases were searched for controlled trials including randomised and non-randomised controlled trials and quasi-experimental trials published in English up to October 2019. PRISMA guidelines informed screening and study selection procedures. Data were not suitable for quantitative pooling. Of 12,396 records screened, seven articles (based on six studies) were included. Most studies used multi-component interventions including educational resources, work-based wellness committees and planned group practice (e.g., walking groups). Multiple outcomes were assessed, findings were mixed and on average, there was moderate risk of bias. Between-group differences in dietary and physical activity behaviours (i.e., fruit/vegetable intake, leisure-time physical activity) favoured intervention groups, but were statistically non-significant for most outcomes. Some of the studies also showed differences favouring controls (i.e., nutrient intake, fatty food consumption). Additional robust studies testing the efficacy of workplace interventions to improve the health of educational staff are needed. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher MDPI en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health;17: 4998
dc.subject workplace en_US
dc.subject health promotion en_US
dc.subject school staff en_US
dc.subject physical activity en_US
dc.subject diet en_US
dc.subject sleep health en_US
dc.title The efficacy of workplace interventions on improving the dietary, physical activity and sleep behaviours of school and childcare staff: a systematic review. en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.date.updated 2020-11-16T11:28:58Z
dc.description.version PUBLISHED
dc.identifier.doi 10.3390/ijerph17144998
dc.contributor.sponsor Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor Heart Foundation Future Leader Fellowship en_US
dc.relation.projectid PG16-05 en_US
dc.relation.projectid G1800853 en_US
dc.relation.projectid APP1132450 en_US
dc.relation.projectid APP1150661 en_US
dc.relation.projectid APP1128348 en_US
dc.relation.projectid 101175 en_US
dc.relation.projectid DE170100382 en_US
dc.relation.projectid APP1143269 en_US
dc.relation.projectid APP1160419 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 2974708
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.identifier.journaltitle International Journal Of Environmental Research And Public Health
dc.description.status peer-reviewed


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