Exercise in the smart workplace

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Title: Exercise in the smart workplace
Authors: O'Grady, Michael J.
Wan, Jie
Tynan, Richard
O'Hare, G. M. P. (Greg M. P.)
Muldoon, Conor
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/1804
Date: Jul-2009
Abstract: Employees that engage in even moderate amounts of exercise during their working day suffer less from stress and are more tolerant in the various irritations that accompany normal working life. Though it cannot be said with certainty that such workers are more productive, tentative evidence suggest that this may well be the case. A useful service of a smart office or work environment is to contribute to the health and well-being of those that inhabit such spaces. One practical approach to this is to monitor the exercise that employees engage in during the day, and using this as a basis, motivate them to engage in further physical activity. In this paper, issues relating to monitoring employee physical activity are explored.
Funding Details: Science Foundation Ireland
Type of material: Conference Publication
Publisher: IOS Press
Copyright (published version): 2009 The authors and IOS Press
Keywords: Pervasive healthExercise
Subject LCSH: Exercise--Testing
Employees--Health and hygiene
Work environment
DOI: 10.3233/978-1-60750-056-8-329
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Is part of: Schneider, M. et al. (eds). Workshops proceeding of the 5th International Conference on Intelligent Environments
Conference Details: Paper presented at the 1st International Workshop on Smart Offices and Other Workplaces (SOOW'09), held in conjunction with the 5th International Conference on Intelligent Environments (IE’09), Barcelona, Spain, 20-21 July, 2009
Appears in Collections:CLARITY Research Collection
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