Section 2: Perceived barriers and benefits

2006 Physical Activity Monitor

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Section 2: Perceived barriers and benefits


This section looks at reported barriers to being active and beliefs about the work-related benefits of physical activity such as recruitment and turnover, absenteeism, and workplace injury, by workplace characteristics such as the size and type of workplace, and by employee characteristics, including province, age and sex, household income, education, marital status, community size, activity level, profession, industry, and company size.  
  List of topics    
    Barriers to being active    
    Potential influence on recruitment and turnover    
    Beliefs about work-related benefits of physical activity    
    Workplace injury, illness, and stress  


Publication Date: November 5, 2007