Journal article

Workplace neighbourhood built environment and workers' physically-active and sedentary behaviour: a systematic review of observational studies

Chien-Yu Lin, Mohammad Javad Koohsari, Yung Liao, Kaori Ishii, Ai Shibata, Tomoki Nakaya, Gavin R McCormack, Nyssa Hadgraft, Neville Owen, Koichiro Oka

International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity | BMC | Published : 2020

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Many desk-based workers can spend more than half of their working hours sitting, with low levels of physical activity. Workplace neighbourhood built environment may influence workers' physical activities and sedentary behaviours on workdays. We reviewed and synthesised evidence from observational studies on associations of workplace neighbourhood attributes with domain-specific physical activity and sedentary behaviour and suggested research priorities for improving the quality of future relevant studies. METHODS: Published studies were obtained from nine databases (PubMed, Web of Science, PsycINFO, Scopus, Transport Research International Documentation, MEDLINE, Cochrane, Embase..

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Grants

Awarded by Japan Society for the Promotion of Sciences


Awarded by Canadian Institutes of Health Research Foundations Scheme Grant


Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (NHMRC) Centre of Research Excellence Grant


Awarded by NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellowship


Funding Acknowledgements

TN is supported by a Japan Society for the Promotion of Sciences (KAKENHI Grant 20H00040). GRM is supported by a Canadian Institutes of Health Research Foundations Scheme Grant (FDN-154331). NO is supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (NHMRC) Centre of Research Excellence Grant (#1057608), NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellowship (#1118225), and the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Support Program. KO is supported by a Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (No. 20H04113) from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. The funding bodies have no influence over the design of the review, collection, synthesis, and interpretation of data of the review.