Journal article

A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial to Reduce Office Workers' Sitting Time: Effect on Activity Outcomes

Genevieve N Healy, Elizabeth G Eakin, Neville Owen, Anthony D Lamontagne, Marj Moodie, Elisabeth AH Winkler, Brianna S Fjeldsoe, Glen Wiesner, Lisa Willenberg, David W Dunstan

Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise | LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS | Published : 2016

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Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)


Awarded by NHMRC


Awarded by Career Development Fellowship and a Heart Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship


Awarded by Australian Research Council


Awarded by Victorian Health Promotion Foundation


Awarded by NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence grant


Awarded by NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence Grant on Sitting Time and Chronic Disease Prevention-Measurement, Mechanisms and Interventions


Funding Acknowledgements

This study was funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) (project grant no. 1002706), the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation's Creating Healthy Workplaces program, and the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Support Program. Healy was supported by an NHMRC (grant no. 108029) Career Development Fellowship and a Heart Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship (grant no. PH 12B 7054). Dunstan was supported by an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship (no. FT100100918), an NHMRC Senior Research Fellowship (no. 1078360), and the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Support Program. Owen was supported by an NHMRC Program Grant (no. 569940) and a Senior Principal Research Fellowship (NHMRC grant no. 1003960). Eakin was supported by an NHMRC Senior Research Fellowship (no. 511001). LaMontagne was supported by a center grant funding from the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (grant no. 2010-0509). Moodie was supported by an NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence grant (no. 1041020). Winkler was supported by an NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence Grant on Sitting Time and Chronic Disease Prevention-Measurement, Mechanisms and Interventions (no. 1057608). None of the funders had involvement in the data analysis, data interpretation, data collection, or writing of the article. The authors acknowledge and thank all the participants of the Stand Up Victoria study, as well as other staff involved at the Department of Human Services, particularly Tony Vane and Megan Evans. They also thank Peacock Bros for assisting with the logistics relating to the sit-stand workstations. They wish to thank Parneet Sethi for her assistance with data processing, Dr Takemi Sugiyama and Dr Sheleigh Lawler for their contribution to questionnaire development, Dr Maike Neuhaus for her assistance in the development of the intervention, and the following project field staff: Mary Sandilands, Kirsten Marks, Lisa Willenberg, Cameron Johnson, Beth Howard, Stephanie Fletcher, and Michael Wheeler. We also wish to acknowledge the assistance of the Department of Human Services liaison officers Sevasti Athiniotis and Valerie McRorie. The views expressed in this article are those of the authors and not necessarily anyone in this acknowledgment list.