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Participatory approaches in the context of research into workplace health promotion to improve physical activity levels and reduce sedentary behaviour among office-based workers: protocol for a scoping review

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posted on 2022-08-24, 11:10 authored by Aidan John Buffey, BRIAN CARSONBRIAN CARSON, ALAN DONNELLYALAN DONNELLY, JONATHAN SALSBERGJONATHAN SALSBERG
Physical activity (PA) workplace health promotion (WHP) interventions have traditionally used a top-down research approach where end-users are considered as passive subjects. Whereas participatory research (PR) involves the end-users within the research process utilising a bottom-up approach which allows the integration of the researcher’s expertise and the end-users lived experiences, which has been shown to aid in the acceptability and relevance of the research. This protocol describes a scoping review which will explore, identify and map PR techniques and their impact when used in office-based WHP interventions designed to improve PA and reduce sedentary behaviour levels.

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BMJ Open;11, e054402

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BMJ

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peer-reviewed

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School of Medicine University of Limerick

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