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The aims of this research are as follows: (1) to develop a set of western dance activities for office workers; and (2) to assess the pre- and post-participation in a set of western dance activities for office workers. The sample group used in the research consisted of seventeen office workers aged between twenty-two to forty, who worked for GMM Media Public Company Limited in the Digital Media Division. The research instrument was a questionnaire on the physical condition of office workers (pre- and post-activity participation), a set of western dance activities for office workers, and other information on technology and equipment. The data analysis contained an analysis of the documentary data, an analysis of the data from activity evaluation and an analysis of the data from the characteristics and symptoms of office syndrome.
Results: 1) This western dance activity adapted various dance skills, i.e., muscle stretching and contraction, balancing, isolation, counter-gravity movement, foot position, kicking, dance with prop, breath control, hands movement, and poses; 2) The results of pain assessment could be classified based on each symptom as follows: For neck and shoulder pain activity, pain level after participating in the activity was level three with two participants; For back pain activity, pain level after participating in the activity was level four with one participant; For leg pain and tight legs activity, pain level after participating in the activity was level three with two participants; For headache activity, pain level after participating in the activity was level three with five participants; For finger numbness and trigger finger activity, pain level after participating in the activity was level three with two participants.
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