Research

January 10, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Menu Planning & Diet Quality Research

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

Participate in DAHLC’s 6-week Menu Creations and Supermarket Savvy program research.  Topics include:   Improving your diet Efficiency in the kitchen Food budget Knowledge about food and healthy meal preparation The goal of the research is to determine whether this program improves confidence, diet quality, and healthy food habits long term. Sessions meet 1 hour, […]

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Tags: diet, Food, Nutrition, research, Volunteer Ops


January 5, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Well-being Research Collaboration

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

Have a project idea or want to recruit from our member population? Submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) and your research protocol will be reviewed by the DAHLC Research Core Group (RCG). Research and advertising related to study recruitment must have prior approval. The RCG meets bi-monthly.  LOI Template Have more questions?  Please contact us […]

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September 8, 2015 · Leave a Comment

AT Presentation Focuses on Burnout & Fatigue

By The DAHLC 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 9, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Wellness Champions Promote Healthy Living

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

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 10, 2015 · Leave a Comment

FMS Scores Improve with Low Back Fitness Program

By The DAHLC 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 21, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Wellness Centers Facilitate Weight Loss

By The DAHLC 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 1, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Key Themes in Coaching Relationship

By The DAHLC 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 14, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Active Wellness Office is Safe & Productive

By The DAHLC 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 11, 2015 · Leave a Comment

DAHLC Research Shows Reduction in Health Care Costs

By The DAHLC 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


August 26, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Wellness Coaching Research Highlighted in Mayo Clinic Proceedings

By The DAHLC 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