Search Results

You are looking at 1 - 10 of 14 items for :

  • "employee wellness" x
  • Social Studies in Sport and Physical Activity x
  • Refine by Access: All Content x
Clear All
Restricted access

Lisa Hicks and Dan Schmidt

There is a tremendous need for wellness programming at all university levels as well as the United States as a whole. Healthy lifestyles benefit the workplace through lower healthcare costs, lower rates of injury and absenteeism, higher productivity, and improved morale and retention. This paper describes two innovative programs in higher education, the Healthy DiplomaTM and Healthy Titans, which are designed to improve the health and well-being of both students and employees. Two universities addressed the health and wellness of students (Healthy DiplomaTM) and employees (Healthy Titans) by utilizing the strengths of their respective kinesiology department students and faculty members. The Healthy DiplomaTM program was designed to lead university students to a healthy lifestyle while enhancing their postgraduation contributions as healthy entry-level employees. The Healthy Titans program was designed to provide University of Wisconsin Oshkosh employees and their families an affordable fitness program with an onsite clinical setting for kinesiology students to gain practical experience with fitness programming. Students were provided the opportunity to gain personal health and wellness skills and competencies, and practice their future profession in an applied, yet highly-supervised setting. Practitioners were provided current research and best profession practices. These two programs at two different universities further illustrate both the practicality and advantages of faculty and student collaborations for campus-wide wellness. Programs addressing wellness at the university level have demonstrated appropriateness as well as benefits for students, employees, and community members, and suggest expansion of similar programs to other university settings.

Open access

Yuhei Inoue, Mikihiro Sato, and Kevin Filo

organizations to make sustained efforts to improve consumer and employee well-being, an understanding of how those efforts positively affect the organizations’ bottom line and competitive advantage is essential ( Porter & Kramer, 2011 ). Although previous researchers point to the relationship between the

Restricted access

Sheri J. Brock, Christina Beaudoin, Mark G. Urtel, Lisa L. Hicks, and Jared A. Russell

and deliver an employee wellness program. Based on the American College of Health  Standards of Practice for Health Promotion in Higher Education ( 2019 ), UIndy’s coordinated worksite wellness campus initiative engages faculty, staff, students, and community partners in the provision of a campus

Restricted access

Minjung Kim, Brent D. Oja, Han Soo Kim, and Ji-Hyoung Chin

consequences of positive organizational behavior: The role of psychological capital for promoting employee well-being in sport organizations . Sport Management Review, 22 ( 1 ), 108 – 125 . doi:10.1016/j.smr.2018.04.003 10.1016/j.smr.2018.04.003 Kim , M. , Kim , Y.D. , & Lee , H.W. ( 2020 ). It is

Restricted access

Elizabeth A. Taylor, Matt R. Huml, and Marlene A. Dixon

these constructs, this study also contributes to theoretical advancements in the broader areas of work–life studies and employee well-being in sport. It also provides practical guidance for sport managers in understanding the factors that impact the work–life interface and well-being. In developing the

Restricted access

Matt R. Huml, Elizabeth A. Taylor, and Eric M. Martin

 al., 2021 ). These challenges have created an environment where college athletics is less willing to embrace many of the adaptive workstyle options offered in other vocational outlets as a benefit to employee well-being and productivity ( Moen, 2018 ). Although the sport industry has been resistant to

Restricted access

Shannon C. Mulhearn, Pamela Hodges Kulinna, and Collin Webster

.6%). Gaining support from the school administration for implementing employee wellness initiatives received a low endorsement, as well (47.1%). Perhaps more surprising is the low rating given for items on the survey regarding using politicizing skills with the district and/or local government officials to

Restricted access

Rachel Arnold, David Fletcher, and Jennifer A. Hobson

, P. ( 2014 ). A dark side of leadership: Corporate psychopathy and its influence on employee well-being and job satisfaction . Personality and Individual Differences, 59 , 83 – 88 . doi:10.1016/j.paid.2013.11.010 10.1016/j.paid.2013.11.010 McKenzie , J. , & Aitken , P. ( 2012 ). Learning

Restricted access

Lauren C. Hindman and Nefertiti A. Walker

, K. ( 1988 ). The handbook of nonsexist writing ( 2nd ed. ). New York, NY : Harper & Row . Miner-Rubino , K. , & Cortina , L.M. ( 2004 ). Working in a context of hostility toward women: Implications for employeeswell-being . Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 9, 107 – 122

Full access

Ellen J. Staurowsky, Courtney L. Flowers, Erin Buzuvis, Lindsay Darvin, and Natalie Welch

responsibilities, and generate new ideas to create a workplace supportive of families and employee well-being. They must eliminate practices of reliance on networks that limit inclusion of women and diverse colleagues, and create career plans with employees to achieve metrics for consistent growth and advancement