The effects of exercise program on burnout and metabolic syndrome components in banking and insurance workers

Han Hui Tsai, Ching Ying Yeh, Chien Tien Su, Chiou Jong Chen, Shu Mei Peng, Ruey Yu Chen

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Abstract

To explore the effectiveness of exercise program for banking and insurance workers and clarify the association between exercise, burnout, and metabolic syndrome components. In the process of the study, a practicable worksite exercise program was developed for bank and insurance enterprises. A three-month (12-wk) exercise course was conducted, and its benefits evaluated. Levels of burnout and metabolic syndrome components were analyzed after exercise intervention. After intervention, the indicators of burnout and metabolic syndrome components were significantly improved in both low and high intensity groups, and the improvement were expressed in reduction of waist circumference, systolic blood pressure, person burnout and work-related burnout. A dose-response of burnouts and metabolic syndrome components with exercise intensity are shown (p

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)336-346
Number of pages11
JournalIndustrial Health
Volume51
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Keywords

  • Burnout
  • Exercise intervention
  • Job stress
  • Metabolic syndrome components
  • Work environment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis

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