Date of Award

8-2019

Document Type

Thesis

College

College of Arts and Sciences

Degree Program

Human Nutrition

Degree Name

Master of Science

Thesis Advisor

Wanda Koszewski

Committee Member

Hope Lima

Committee Member

Joni Boyd

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Despite national health and wellness standards, many adults are not compliant with a healthy lifestyle, especially in the southeastern region of the United States. Effective corporate wellness programs are a mutually beneficial method of promoting health among this population. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to evaluate effectiveness of a Registered Dietitian (RD) developed 12-week corporate wellness program for improved health parameters, nutrition knowledge scores and comparable retention rates.

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