Section 2: Perceived barriers and benefits

2006 Physical Activity Monitor (Workplace),

November 5, 2007

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    
  •     Absenteeism   
  •     Workplace injury, illness, and stress  




Employees, Adults



Publication Type

Reports and Publications

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