Interventi per la prevenzione della Sindrome Metabolica e la promozione di stili di vita salutari in aziende del settore metalmeccanico

Translated title of the contribution: Workplace campaigns for metabolic syndrome prevention and healthy lifestyles promotion in mechanical engineering industries

L. Vigna, G. M. Agnelli, V. Belluigi, L. Calvelli, L. Riboldi

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Abstract

The paper describes 2 years outcome on BMI, smoking habits and physical activity of 2 WHP carried in engineering plants. Three important results were achieved: stationarity of body weight despite ageing of examined population; increase of workers that perform regular physical activity and a slight increase of smoking cessation. NSAS questionnaire showed a marked improvement in life styles compared to the data obtained 2 years before. Our findings suggest that an efficacy on life style modification can be achieved by WHP campaigns with little time and cost consuming. The collaboration between occupational physician, employer and employees but also with external professionals is the key of success.

Translated title of the contributionWorkplace campaigns for metabolic syndrome prevention and healthy lifestyles promotion in mechanical engineering industries
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)440-442
Number of pages3
JournalGiornale Italiano di Medicina del Lavoro ed Ergonomia
Volume34
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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