Physical Training - Today (some) health and wellbeing-oriented companies offer their employees either the use of a gym or even provide the possibilities for other forms of exercising (e.g. aerobics). However, providing such facilities is very cost intensive and hence, only a small number of companies can, or is willing to offer these activities to their employees. Nevertheless, companies are getting aware that many health-related issues their older and more experienced employees are suffering from, could have been prevented if detected and addressed already at an early stage. However, since aerobics lessons and gyms are expensive, especially in bigger companies with a high number of employees, other ways of exercising must be found, including technologies for helping employees to perform small exercises on their own and receive adequate feedback.
Our challenge will be to investigate technologies, products and studies that can enhance the use of physical exercise and SOC(selecting, optimizing and compensating) strategies in the context of a variety of organizational factors.