Wellness and health improvement program (WHIP) is a weight loss program for medical center employees. The 12-week comprehensive program incorporates nutritional guidance and physical conditioning aimed at improving cardiovascular fitness for individuals who live sedentary lifestyles and are at least 30 pounds overweight. WHIP fosters camaraderie and a social support network among participants and provides the convenience of time and location by bringing the program to the workplace. WHIP provides employers a means of controlling healthcare cost, increasing productivity and sustaining employee health.
|Commitee:||Nguyen, Hannah-Hanh D., Reynolds, Grace L.|
|School:||California State University, Long Beach|
|Department:||Health Care Administration|
|School Location:||United States -- California|
|Source:||MAI 56/01M(E), Masters Abstracts International|
|Subjects:||Health care management|
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