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  • We are 35-55 year old BMC Software company employees! As you can see we are very excited about the WESAP program and the Health Belief Model that has directed the development of this amazing program!
  • I do not believe I am at risk for a high stress lifestyle or secondary health issues related to stress.
  • Okay, I live a high stress lifestyle, but it is not that bad, the medical complications will not hurt me.
  • I am at risk of a high stress lifestyle and the health complications are bad! I must do something about it!
  • Hey everyone! Look at all of these times provided to workout! They have eliminated any barriers we had to working out to reduce stress!
  • I am very happy that my overall stress level will drop, I will have increased energy and my weight and Blood Pressure will decrease!
  • We are ready. Teach us how to use exercise to reduce stress.
  • With WESAP’s program we can reduce stress!
  • Practicing workout helps me feel like I can make this health change!
  • I feel confidence that I can reduce stress through working out!
  • We love the WESAP program. It has changed our lives!
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  • Wesap presentation intro

    1. 1. Welcome! Find your name tag
    2. 3. Madeleine Bolin <ul><li>Senior Health Education Major </li></ul><ul><li>College Station, Texas </li></ul><ul><li>Works at the Texas A&M School of Rural Public Health </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoys running and exercise and uses them to reduce stress </li></ul>
    3. 4. Sarah Pierson <ul><li>Senior Health Education Major </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Minor in Business Administration </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Missouri City, Texas </li></ul><ul><li>Gymnastics coach </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoys soccer, volleyball and rock-climbing in her spare time. </li></ul>
    4. 5. Linh Tran <ul><li>Senior Health Education Major </li></ul><ul><li>Palacios, Texas </li></ul><ul><li>She enjoys strength training as a way to stay fit </li></ul>
    5. 6. Andrew Mason <ul><li>Senior Health Education Major </li></ul><ul><li>Garland, Texas </li></ul><ul><li>Works at the Texas A&M Student Recreation Center </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoys strength training and other various forms of exercise </li></ul>
    6. 7. Dara Ingram <ul><li>Senior Health Education Major </li></ul><ul><li>Fort Worth, Texas </li></ul><ul><li>She is a student assistant at Texas A&M Health Science Center, College of Medicine </li></ul><ul><li>She is a moderate runner and enjoys exercise in her spare time </li></ul>
    7. 9. BMC Software Company About BMC Software Company STRESS
    8. 10. The 2009 Psychosocial Working Conditions (PWC) survey indicated that around 16.7% of all working individuals thought their job was very or extremely stressful (Health and Safety Executive, 2010).
    9. 11. The Labour Force Survey in 2008/9 an estimated 1.2 million people were suffering from an illness they believe was caused or made worse by their current or most recent work (Health and Safety Executive, 2010).
    10. 12. Occupational stress will result in health problems, which can be shown both internally and externally through many signs and symptoms. Physically, stress can increase: A person’s weight chronic and unexplained illness Heart Rate Blood Pressure Mental Disorders (New York State Public Employee Federation [NYSPEF], 2006)
    11. 13. <ul><li>As a BMC Software employee, how does stress affect your daily life? </li></ul>
    12. 15. <ul><li>As a BMC Software employee, mentally and physically, how does stress affect you? </li></ul>
    13. 17. <ul><li>As a BMC Software employee, tell me a little bit about where you work? </li></ul>
    14. 19. <ul><li>As a BMC Software employee, when was the last time you exercised to reduce stress, or used any stress reduction techniques? </li></ul>
    15. 21. Overview of WESAP <ul><li>Reduce Stress and secondary health issues linked to a high stress lifestyle through use of physical exercise. </li></ul><ul><li>35-55 Year old BMC Software Employees </li></ul><ul><li>5 Month Program- 1 session per month </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sessions are around 1 hour in length </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Daily workout times provided </li></ul><ul><li>Build self-efficacy amongst participants to help them feel confident in their ability to use exercise to reduce stress </li></ul>
    16. 22. How addresses Knowledge, Skills and Attitude <ul><li>Knowledge- presentations and discussion will provide knowledge on exercise types and how the body responds to exercise mentally and physically. </li></ul><ul><li>Skills- Exercise skill will be practiced and evaluated at 3 out of the 5 sessions and provided workout times will allow for practice out of the sessions. </li></ul><ul><li>Attitude- Self-Appraisals, big and small group discussion and journaling will focus on building confidence in the participants to show them that they can successfully exercise to reduce weight. </li></ul>
    17. 23. Overview of WESAP <ul><li>Yoga, Strength Training and Cardio Exercise are covered in individual sessions </li></ul><ul><li>Methods used in program include: </li></ul><ul><li>Group work </li></ul><ul><li>Self appraisals </li></ul><ul><li>Lecture </li></ul><ul><li>Ice breakers </li></ul><ul><li>Brainstorming </li></ul><ul><li>Peer education </li></ul><ul><li>Group learning </li></ul><ul><li>Hands on learning through exercise </li></ul><ul><li>Journaling </li></ul><ul><li>Guest Speakers </li></ul><ul><li>Audio/Visual Presentations </li></ul>
    18. 24. WESAP Program Theory The Health Belief Model
    19. 26. Stress will not affect me.
    20. 27. Perceived Susceptibility <ul><li>An individual's assessment of their risk of getting the condition. </li></ul><ul><li>We prompted the participants to discover, through affective learning, that they have stressors in their daily lives that can compound to cause high levels of stress. </li></ul>
    21. 28. Oh no! Now I see that I am at risk to living a high stress lifestyle.
    22. 29. I am skeptical.
    23. 30. Perceived Severity <ul><li>An individual's assessment of the seriousness of the condition, and its potential consequences. </li></ul><ul><li>Through Audio/Visual learning and the KWL Sticky Note activity we prompted the participants to see that the health risks associated with a high stress lifestyle are detrimental to their personal health. </li></ul>
    24. 31. There must be something I can do!
    25. 32. I do not have time to workout!
    26. 33. Identify and Reduce Barriers <ul><li>An individual's assessment of the influences that facilitate or discourage adoption of the promoted behavior. </li></ul><ul><li>Through the use of personal and group discussion and journals WESAP discovered the participant’s barriers to the program and attempted to reduce or eliminate them. </li></ul>
    27. 34. Look at all of these provided workout times!
    28. 35. I am starting to see the benefits of working out to reduce stress. I am interested to hear more…
    29. 36. Identify Benefits <ul><li>An individual's assessment of the positive consequences of adopting the behavior. </li></ul><ul><li>Through the use of Audio Visual learning, group discussion, self-appraisal and journaling WESAP identified the benefits to the program and had the participants identify their personal benefits. </li></ul>
    30. 37. There are so many benefits!
    31. 38. What do we do now?
    32. 39. Cues to Action <ul><li>External influences promoting the desired behavior, may include information provided or sought, reminders by powerful others, persuasive communications, and personal experiences. </li></ul><ul><li>WESAP used exercise classes, personal worksite exercise instructors and multiple convenient workout sessions provided daily to cue the participants to take the action of working out to reduce stress. </li></ul>
    33. 40. We are empowered!
    34. 41. Practice makes perfect!
    35. 42. Self-Efficacy <ul><li>An individual's self-assessment of ability to successfully adopt the desired behavior. </li></ul><ul><li>Through self-appraisals, exercise assessments, personal practice and workout design WESAP promoted self-efficacy among the participants. </li></ul>
    36. 43. I am capable of working out to reduce stress!
    37. 45. Resources Edberg, M. (2010). Essential readings in health behavior-theory and practice . Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlet Publishers.
    38. 46. Exercise Instruction and Practice <ul><li>The WESAP coordinators will be teaching 4 exercises from the 3 different exercise categories. Watch carefully as he or she demonstrates and if the number on your name tag is called, you have been hand selected to join the coordinator to demonstrate the exercise skill. </li></ul>
    39. 47. Yoga Exercises <ul><li>Downward Facing Dog-1 </li></ul><ul><li>Child’s Pose-2 </li></ul><ul><li>Warrior Pose-3 </li></ul><ul><li>Tree Pose-4 </li></ul>
    40. 48. Strength Exercises <ul><li>Squat-1 </li></ul><ul><li>Bicep Curls-2 </li></ul><ul><li>Triceps Extentions-3 </li></ul><ul><li>Tree Pose-4 </li></ul>
    41. 49. Cardio Exercises <ul><li>Jumping Jacks-1 </li></ul><ul><li>Jump Rope-2 </li></ul><ul><li>Running Dots-3 </li></ul><ul><li>Running in place-4 </li></ul>
    42. 50. Exercise Session Design <ul><li>You will work with your group to choose 2 exercises from each of the 3 categories to design a workout that your group would find fun and beneficial. After choosing your 6 exercises draw a picture that represents a person performing that exercise in the provided square. When you are finished, you will be presenting your session to the class and explaining why you chose the exercises in your session. </li></ul>
    43. 51. Title of Exercise Explanation of how this exercise reduces stress and secondary health issues linked to stress. Drawing of demonstration of exercise
    44. 52. List of exercises Yoga Strength and Conditioning Cardio Downward facing dog Squats Jumping Jacks Child’s Pose Bicep Curls Jump Ropes Warrior One Triceps Extensions Dot Running Drill Tree Side Steps Running (In Place)
    45. 54. Evaluation Methods <ul><li>Pre and Post Self-Appraisal </li></ul><ul><li>Journal Entries </li></ul><ul><li>Group Discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Observations during group exercise </li></ul>
    46. 55. Health and Safety Executive, Initials. (2010). Stress-related and psychological disorders . Retrieved from http://www.hse.gov.uk/statistics/causdis/stress/index.