Journal article

Domain-Specific Active and Sedentary Behaviors in Relation to Workers' Presenteeism and Absenteeism

Mohammad Javad Koohsari, Akitomo Yasunaga, Gavin R McCormack, Ai Shibata, Kaori Ishii, Tomoki Nakaya, Koichiro Oka

JOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE | LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS | Published : 2021

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: To examine the associations between domain-specific sedentary and active behaviors and workers' presenteeism and absenteeism in a sample of company employees. METHODS: This study recruited participants (n = 2466) from a nationwide online survey database (Japan, 2019). Participants completed a questionnaire that captured data on relative and absolute presenteeism and absenteeism and domain-specific physical activity and sedentary behaviors. RESULTS: Daily minutes of work-related physical activity were negatively associated with relative absenteeism. Daily minutes of leisure-related physical activity were positively associated with absolute presenteeism (ie, better productivity). D..

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Grants

Awarded by Canadian Institutes of Health Research Foundations Scheme Grant


Awarded by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)


Awarded by JSPS


Funding Acknowledgements

GRM is supported by a Canadian Institutes of Health Research Foundations Scheme Grant (FDN-154331). TN was supported by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research program (grant 20H00040). KO is supported by the JSPS Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research program (grant 20H04113).