Physical Activity

In this section questions deal with access to and opportunity for physical activity in the workplace through policies, practices, benefits and supports.

Click on a question to find resources that help to support each activity.

During the past 12 months, did your worksite:

48. Provide an on-site exercise facility?

Move More Workbook - See p. 26

Workplace Fitness Centers — ACWA JPIA

49. Subsidize or discount the cost of on-site or offsite exercise facilities?

Discount Fitness Club Network — CDC

50. Provide environmental supports for recreation or physical activity?

Move More Workbook - See p. 19-20, 25

Worksite Walkability Audit Tool

Fit-Friendly Worksite Recognition

Steps to Wellness - See p. 48-49 and 61-62

51. Post signs at elevators, stairwell entrances or exits and other key locations that encourage employees to use the stairs?

Move More Workbook - See p. 2-4, 16-18, and 21

Stairwell Guide

Fit-Friendly Worksite Recognition

Steps to Wellness (Implementing the 2008 PA Guidelines for workplace) - See p. 46-47

52. Provide organized individual or group physical activity programs for employees (other than the use of an exercise facility)?

Move More Workbook - See p. 6-7

Puzzle (Solve the Puzzle of Moving More)

Stairwell Guide

Fit-Friendly Worksite Recognition

Steps to Wellness (Implementing the 2008 PA Guidelines for workplace) - See p.39, 50-52, 59-60

53. Provide brochures, videos, posters, pamphlets, newsletters or other written or online information that address the benefits of physical activity?

Move More Workbook - See p. 22-23

Puzzle (Solve the Puzzle of Moving More)

Stairwell Guide

54. Provide a series of educational seminars, workshops or classes on physical activity?

Move More Workbook - See p. 6

Steps to Wellness (Implementing the 2008 PA Guidelines for workplace) - See p. 37

For North Carolina State Health Plan covered worksites: Contact NCHealthSmart@nctreasurer.com about on-site presentations.

55. Provide or subsidize physical fitness assessments, follow-up counseling and physical activity recommendations either on-site or through a community exercise facility?

Steps to Wellness (Implementing the 2008 PA Guidelines for workplace) - See p. 53-54

56. Provide free or subsidized self-management programs for physical activity?

Steps to Wellness (Implementing the 2008 PA Guidelines for workplace) - See p. 55-56