Research

September 8th, 2015

AT Presentation Focuses on Burnout & Fatigue

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Laurel Podulke-Smith, DAHLC Staff, presented a well-attended break-out session entitled, “Beat the Burnout Blues with Alexander Technique,” at the 62nd Annual American College of Sports Medicine meeting in San Diego this past May.  This conference is attended by a wide variety of fitness, wellness, and health care professionals from around the country and world. Included was an overview […]

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Tags: abstracts, Alexander Technique, laurel, research


July 9th, 2015

Wellness Champions Promote Healthy Living

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Kaisa Wieneke, DAHLC Lead Worksite Wellness Coordinator, took her message on the road to the 40th Annual National Wellness Conference held in Minneapolis, MN on June 15-18, 2015.  She shared how to “Improve the Health of Your Organization Through a Wellness Champions Program.”

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Tags: abstracts, kaisa, research, worksite wellness


June 10th, 2015

FMS Scores Improve with Low Back Fitness Program

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

DAHLC Health & Wellness Coach, Jason Soyring, presented a poster entitled, “Effectiveness of a Multi-Phase Back Program Implemented in an Employee Wellness Facility,” at the American College of Sports Medicine 62nd Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA, on May 26-30, 2015.

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Tags: abstracts, back pain, conference, dr laskowski, jason, movement, research, wellness


May 28th, 2015

Want to begin a research collaboration?

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

If you want to get involved with DAHLC as a research investigator, submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) to have your research protocol reviewed by the DAHLC Research Core Group (RCG). All DAHLC research and advertising related to research recruitment must be approved through the RCG. The RCG meets monthly.  LOI Template Have more questions?  […]

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Tags: research


Wellness Centers Facilitate Weight Loss

May 21st, 2015

Wellness Centers Facilitate Weight Loss

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

DAHLC’s collaborative partner, Dr. Jose Medina Inojosa, presented a poster, “Effectiveness of Weight Management Programs in an Employer-Based Wellness Center,” at the Art and Science of Health Promotion Conference in San Diego, CA.

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Tags: abstracts, conference, dr. lopez-jimenez, dr. medina-inojosa, jason, research, Weight Loss, Weight Management, wellness


May 1st, 2015

Key Themes in Coaching Relationship

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Aimee Hubbard, Wellness Coach at the Healthy Living Program, recently presented a poster entitled “Participant Experience of Workplace Wellness Coaching” at the Art and Science of Health Promotion Conference in San Diego, CA.  The poster highlighted key themes in the coaching relationship and intrinsic changes in participants’ experience. As outlined below, DAHLC staff, research, and […]

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Tags: abstracts, aimee, conference, dr clark, Dr. Olsen, research, wellness coaching


April 14th, 2015

Active Wellness Office is Safe & Productive

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

DAHLC Health & Wellness Coach, Desiree Ahrens, recently returned from the Art and Science of Health Promotion Conference in San Diego, CA, where she presented a research poster entitled, “The Active Wellness Office (AWO): User Perception on Safety, Attention, Productivity, and Energy Level.”   Findings: Users of an AWO consider it safe and productive. Employers may consider implementing […]

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Tags: abstracts, conference, desiree, dr. lopez-jimenez, dr. medina-inojosa, research, stacy


March 11th, 2015

DAHLC Research Shows Reduction in Health Care Costs

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Mayo Clinic investigators and DAHLC staff contributed to a March 2015 article published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (JOEM). It details significant health care cost savings (~40%) when using our worksite wellness center (DAHLC) frequently, regardless of activities pursued while here.  Dr. Bijan Borah was lead author of the study.

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Tags: publications, research


February 20th, 2015

Sleep Apnea and Vascular Function

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Currently looking for research participants: “Sleep Apnea and Vascular Function” PI:  Dr. Virend K. Somers The purpose of the study is to learn how sleep apnea affects metabolism.

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Tags: metabolism, research, sleep, Volunteer Ops


August 26th, 2014

Wellness Coaching Research Highlighted in Mayo Clinic Proceedings

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Dr. Matthew Clark, a DAHLC Physician Leader, recently published a Mayo Clinic Proceedings article on wellness coaching (The Effectiveness of Wellness Coaching for Improving Quality of Life, Depressive Symptoms, and Stress Level; DOI: 10.1016/j.mayocp.2014.04.028).  This is the highest ranking journal the DAHLC has published in to date (Impact Factor 5.81)! Be sure to watch the supplemental video […]

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Tags: dr clark, physician, publications, research