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Na Ri Shin, PhD Candidate

health and wellness programs, he assesses the chances that other institutions could use the case as a point of reference. In Chapter 8, Adam Beissel takes an ethnographic approach to examine the recent phenomenon of escalating population of international student-athletes. He found the unrestricted

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Samuel D. Muir, Sandun S.M. Silva, Mulu A. Woldegiorgis, Hayley Rider, Denny Meyer and Madawa W. Jayawardana

-3797(98)00077-4 9838977 10.1016/S0749-3797(98)00077-4 5. Gebhardt DL , Crump CE . Employee fitness and wellness programs in the workplace . Am Psychol . 1990 ; 45 ( 2 ): 262 – 272 . PubMed ID: 2178506 doi:10.1037/0003-066X.45.2.262 10.1037/0003-066X.45.2.262 2178506 6. Rongen A , Robroek SJW , van Lenthe

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Jaana Parviainen

corporates throughout the United States and Europe have started to offer fitness programs and exercise equipment to employees ( Health Fitness Revolution, 2015 ). The strategy of fitness programs, or wellness programs more generally, in many companies is intended to promote healthy lifestyles with a focus on

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Denny Meyer, Madawa W. Jayawar, Samuel Muir, David Ho and Olivia Sackett

has found that participants with a higher BMI had more success in an incentive-based employer wellness program, 30 whereas other research has found that people with healthier BMIs performed better for minimal worksite interventions at small worksites. 29 In this study, no significant gender effects

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James A. Carson, John K. Petrella, Vanessa Yingling, Mallory R. Marshall, Jenny O and Jennifer J. Sherwood

involvement as a member of a faculty- and/or student-generated research project (projects begin from inception and are intended to progress through to publication). The GFSF program is a campus-wide wellness program in which kinesiology students gain professional, discipline-specific experiences by working to

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Carla L. Dellaserra, Noe C. Crespo, Michael Todd, Jennifer Huberty and Sonia Vega-López

occupations are least likely to participate in worksite wellness program activities, such as taking walks during lunch breaks and standing at selected intervals. 65 , 66 Therefore, examination of transportation and occupational status may help to explain strategies and resources MA are using to increase PA

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Collin A. Webster, Diana Mindrila, Chanta Moore, Gregory Stewart, Karie Orendorff and Sally Taunton

.g., promotion of youth PA by classroom teachers, staff wellness programming), and (e) family and community engagement (e.g., active homework involving other family members, joint use of facility agreements between schools and other community organizations; Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) America

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Levy Silva Rezende, Markus Brendon Lima and Emanuel Péricles Salvador

. Rehabil Psychol . 2006 ; 51 ( 4 ): 273 – 280 . doi:10.1037/0090-5550.51.4.273 10.1037/0090-5550.51.4.273 25. Zemper ED , Tate DG , Roller S , et al . Assessment of a holistic wellness program for persons with spinal cord injury . Am J Phys Med Rehabil . 2003 ; 82 ( 12 ): 957 – 968 . PubMed ID

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David R. Bassett, Patty S. Freedson and Dinesh John

wristwatch. A recent study of people who used one of 60 activity trackers or smartphone apps as part of a wellness program that included games and financial incentives found that most people continued to use them for 6 months ( Patel et al., 2017 ). A third factor enhancing the adoption of activity trackers

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Basia Belza, Christina E. Miyawaki, Peg Allen, Diane K. King, David X. Marquez, Dina L. Jones, Sarah Janicek, Dori Rosenberg and David R. Brown

expressed by program providers as well. Program providers purposefully kept walking programs open to all, and also observed that walkers readily welcomed newcomers. A 56-year-old program leader from Washington acknowledged, “The walking program is the most inclusive. The walkers aren’t keeping anybody out