Milken Institute School of Public Health Poster Presentations (Marvin Center & Video)

Title

Physical Activity Among Resident Physicians: A Literature Review

Document Type

Poster

Abstract Category

Health Policy and Management

Keywords

physical activity, resident physicians, burnout, stress, literature review

Publication Date

Spring 5-1-2019

Abstract

Physical inactivity is the 4th leading risk factor for death globally. Physicians, regardless of training level and specialty, are a subset of workers who experience high job demand and high stress levels at work. A literature review was conducted to examine the prevalence, benefits, and barriers to physical activity among resident physicians.

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Presented at Research Days 2019.

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Physical Activity Among Resident Physicians: A Literature Review

Physical inactivity is the 4th leading risk factor for death globally. Physicians, regardless of training level and specialty, are a subset of workers who experience high job demand and high stress levels at work. A literature review was conducted to examine the prevalence, benefits, and barriers to physical activity among resident physicians.