Weight control in the workplace

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dc.contributor.author Ladki, Said M. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2016-05-16T11:34:35Z
dc.date.available 2016-05-16T11:34:35Z
dc.date.copyright 1994 en_US
dc.date.issued 2016-01-28
dc.identifier.issn 1053-8739 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/3807 en_US
dc.description.abstract This article draws attention to obesity, inadequate exercise, and overeating that seem inevitable, among institutional foodservice professionals. Foodservice employees (164) responded to a 32-itera questionnaire. Seventy-six percent of the surveyed sample was overweight, and female non-managerial employees were significantly more overweight than male employees p < .05. To overcome obesity in the workplace, 87% of the respondent reported interest in participating in a workplace weight management program. Some of the most requested programs included, changing food habits through behavior modification and education about dietary recommendation. These findings give clear direction for the development of an effective worksite intervention en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Weight control in the workplace en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.version Published en_US
dc.title.subtitle a needs assessment for foodservice professionals en_US
dc.author.school SOB en_US
dc.author.idnumber 199629240 en_US
dc.author.department Department of Hospitality Management and Marketing (HMKT) en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.relation.journal Journal of College & University Foodservice en_US
dc.journal.volume 2 en_US
dc.journal.issue 1 en_US
dc.article.pages 29-38 en_US
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1300/J278v02n01_04 en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Ladki, S. M. (1994). Weight Control in the Workplace: A Needs Assessment for Foodservice Professionals. Journal of College & University Foodservice, 2(1), 29-38. en_US
dc.author.email sladki@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1300/J278v02n01_04 en_US
dc.author.affiliation Lebanese American University en_US

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