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To promote active commuting to work (ACW) using socio-ecol...
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Poster: Socio-ecological intervention to promote active commuting to work. Johanna Tiilikainen

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Researcher Johanna Tiilikainen presented her poster in The International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity ISBNPA 17th meeting in Hong Kong on June 3-6, 2018

Poster: Socio-ecological intervention to promote active commuting to work: Changes in employees’ intention and behavior
Research group:
Johanna Tiilikainen, Kari Tokola, Tommi Vasankari, Harri Sievänen, Jaana Suni, Minna Aittasalo
UKK Institute, Finland

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Poster: Socio-ecological intervention to promote active commuting to work. Johanna Tiilikainen

  1. 1. www.ukkinstituutti.fi/kapy | johanna.tiilikainen@uta.fi PURPOSE To promote active commuting to work (ACW) using socio-ecological intervention. This poster reports the preliminary effects on employees’ intention and behavior related to ACW. Socio-ecological intervention to promote active commuting to work: Changes in employees’ intention and behavior Johanna Tiilikainen, Kari Tokola, Tommi Vasankari, Harri Sievänen, Jaana Suni, Minna Aittasalo UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland CONCLUSIONS Environmental change in Phase 1 increased employees’ intention for ACW. No change was seen in actual ACW behavior after either of the phases, which may be partly explained by the short exposure time (6 months) to the strategies. 2 workpaces 16 4socio-ecological levels METHODS PHASE 2 Area 1 11 PHASE 1 Environmental Individual Organizational Interpersonal Area 1 + 2 16 Assessment before and after walking and cycling trail improvements. Assessment before and after social and behavioral strategies in both groups. Strategies only in EXP. RESULTS Employees’ intention and behavior related to ACW AFTER PHASE 1 Average increase 0.5 days per week (p<0.001) No statistically significant change AFTER PHASE 2 No statistically significant between-group differences Car as a primary means of commuting was slightly decreased and ACW increased but not statistically significantly workplace areas 8 experimental (EXP) workplaces (n=325) 8 comparison (COM) workplaces (n=163) CHANGES IN Intention to ACW Behavior related to ACW workplaces (baseline n=909 employees) workplaces randomized Individual Environmental Organizational Interpersonal

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