Recommended levels of activity rarely achieved in busy workplace environment

14 mayo 2015

Even a busy job may not provide enough exercise to meet current activity recommendations for the prevention of cardiovascular disease, according to a study. The study examined the activity patterns of 83 employees working in six occupational groups at a European hospital during a typical working week. Everyone wore a pedometer to record each step taken and energy expenditure was assessed according to the International Physical Activity Questionnaire.