JustStand Summit 2012 - Afternoon Panel: Wood

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JustStand Summit 2012 - Afternoon Panel: Wood

  1. 1. INTRODUCING Andrew WoodBuilding an Active Work Culture Andrew Wood, Olmsted Medical Center
  2. 2. Traditional Health & Wellness StrategiesHealthy Gains for the BusinessPerson Better Employee Health Status Life Expectancy • Treat Disease and Decreased Health Costs • Behavior Change ProductivityLifestyle Work CompChange Safety Absenteeism Presenteeism Company Image RecruitmentHealth andDisease Management Retention Andrew Wood, Olmsted Medical Center
  3. 3. Traditional Health & Wellness Strategies Wait for Disease or Health Risk and then fix them OR Wait for defects and then fix them Andrew Wood, Olmsted Medical Center
  4. 4. The New Wellness Paradigm Great Place to Work Create a Thriving Gains in Organizational Workplace • Put Health and Wellbeing Objectives Work force • Into the Business Culture Health Status • Senior Leadership Economics • Operations AbsenteeismCreate a PresenteeismSupportive • Self Leadership Work CompCulture • Recognition of Positive Acts Engagement • Quality Assurance Retention Company Image Create a Vision And Strategy Sustainability Andrew Wood, Olmsted Medical Center
  5. 5. We are a sitting culture Andrew Wood, Olmsted Medical Center
  6. 6. Ergonomic Risk FactorsForce - the amount of physical effort required to perform a given taskRepetition - performing the same motion or series of motions continually or frequentlyAwkward postures – assuming positions that place stress on the body Andrew Wood, Olmsted Medical Center
  7. 7. Personal FactorsSome non-work related factors to keep in mind...  Inactivity  Smoking  Weight /Body mass index  Age  Gender  Diabetes and hypothyroid  Orthopedic issues  Fatigue / Lack of sleep  Anxiety and depression Andrew Wood, Olmsted Medical Center
  8. 8. Activity and WellnessFitting Activity into an Overall Wellness Plan  Activity is a necessity, not an option  Make activity a convenience  The world is you gym!  Take the stairs  Walking meetings  Limit use of inter office e-mail and telephone Andrew Wood, Olmsted Medical Center
  9. 9. NEAT Examples (200 Kcals / hour) Cleaning up clutter  Washing the car Laundry  Gardening Painting walls  Walking Vacuuming  Wii (active) Sweeping  Watching TV on Mowing the lawn  Bicycle Raking leaves  Treadmill  Elliptical trainer Shoveling snow Andrew Wood, Olmsted Medical Center
  10. 10. Activity MotivatorsWhat motivates you to be active?  If it’s not fun, you won’t do it  Intrinsic motivation  Fear based motivation, does not last  Choose something people like to do  Find or reserve time for activity  Choose a regular time  Be creative Andrew Wood, Olmsted Medical Center
  11. 11. Set-up Walking Routes at Work Pros: Simple Inexpensive Visible Walking and Active Meeting Routes with four different distances to choose from.
  12. 12. OMC Walking Routes Andrew Wood, Olmsted Medical Center
  13. 13. New “Stairway to Wellness” Andrew Wood, Olmsted Medical Center
  14. 14. Stand Up or Walking DeskPros: Cons:Gets the job done Who gets them? Expensive Need to know how to use them Andrew Wood, Olmsted Medical Center
  15. 15. Sit-Stand Workstations Andrew Wood, Olmsted Medical Center
  16. 16. Activity in Manufacturing Pros: Inexpensive Gets high risk group Cons: Hard sell Acceptance Andrew Wood, Olmsted Medical Center
  17. 17. The Art of Standing Staggered Stance Slight Bend in the Knees Get a Foot Up Move!!!! Andrew Wood, Olmsted Medical Center
  18. 18. We are a sitting culture Andrew Wood, Olmsted Medical Center
  19. 19. Space Walks / Sleeping Andrew Wood, Olmsted Medical Center
  20. 20. The Art of Sitting Get as close to neutral as possible Keep the trunk in a neutral position Move! Move! Move! Move! Andrew Wood, Olmsted Medical Center
  21. 21. Active Shopping Dairy Fresh MeatFresh Vegetables and Fruits Organic Frozen House Bakery and Canned Cereal Snacks Section (Use (Use Hold Ethnic Goods Caution!) Caution!) (Vegeta Supplies Foods bles) Cashiers Andrew Wood, Olmsted Medical Center
  22. 22. Creating an Active Environment Andrew Wood, Olmsted Medical Center
  23. 23. Activity-based Wellness – Up or DownThe Upward Spiral The Downward Spiral…the more you do, the …the less you do, the less better you feel, and the energy you have and the more energy you have; worse you feel, so the less so the more you do… you do… Andrew Wood, Olmsted Medical Center
  24. 24. Take Away’s There all kinds of opportunity for movement and activity through out the day Make activity convenient and fun The world is your gym! Andrew Wood, Olmsted Medical Center
  25. 25. THANK YOU Andrew Wood, Olmsted Medical Center

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