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Stehen oder sitzen im Büro: Beides ist gleich gefährlich - SPIEGEL ONLINE
[ all were sedentary I guess ] Bis zum 31. Juli 2014 waren 450 Mitglieder der Gruppe gestorben. Konkret entdeckten die Forscher keinen Zusammenhang zwischen den Sitzgewohnheiten und dem Sterberisiko der Studienteilnehmer. Das führen sie auf eine Besonderheit der Studiengruppe zurück: Mit im Schnitt 43 Minuten am Tag seien die Probanden insgesamt mehr als doppelt so lang zu Fuß unterwegs gewesen wie der Durchschnittsbrite, schreiben sie im "International Journal of Epidemiology". Demnach könnte Bewegung doch einen Schutz vor den gesundheitlichen Folgen von ständigem langen Sitzen bieten. Andersherum formuliert: "Jede ruhende Position, in der der Energieverbrauch gering ist, könnte schädlich für die Gesundheit sein, sei es Sitzen oder Stehen", sagt Hillsdon. [...] Zweifel am Nutzen von Stehtischen [ ITS ABOUT ERGONOMICS, STUPID! ]
sick  population  standing  desk  sedentary  lifestyle  energy  expenditure  diet  Standard  American  Western  pattern  diet  diet  lifestyle  medicine  lifestyle  active  lifestyle 
october 2015 by asterisk2a
Is the obesity crisis hiding a bigger problem? : TrueReddit
This talk could have been simplified down to just a few sentences. New evidence shows metabolic illness might precede obesity, but the ultimate cause of the metabolic illness can only be speculated on. A more nuanced discussion on why this seems to be a recent problem, possible pathways for the acquisition of this illness, and effective ways to combat it would have been helpful in favor of the meandering emotional stuff, but that's TED for you. Spun sugar that looks like broccoli.
metabolism  metabolic  syndrome  metabolic  illness  diabetes  obesity  obesity  epidemic  western  lifestyle  pattern  diet  Standard  American  dietary  cholesterol  western  diet  Fast  Food  processed  omnivore  active  lifestyle  standing  desk  public  health  policy  public  health  health  crisis  health  science 
august 2014 by asterisk2a
Why not even exercise will undo the harm of sitting all day—and what you can do about it - Quartz
The really bad news: You can’t exercise away the habit’s harmful effects. “Adjustment for physical activity did not affect the positive association between sedentary behavior and cancer,” the authors write. Even participants who achieved the daily recommended levels of physical activity were at the same risk as those who spent their day sitting. “[The results] indicate that the increased risk of cancer seen in individuals with prolonged time spent sedentary is not explained by the mere absence of physical activity in those persons,” the researchers say.
standing  desk  western  lifestyle  western  society  cancer  diabetes  workplace  obesity  obesity  epidemic  public  health  policy  public  health 
june 2014 by asterisk2a
BBC News - Is working standing up good for health?
Standing up three hours a day, five days a week for a year, would be the equivalent of "running ten marathons" according to UK health experts. Dr Mike Loosemore, head of Exercise Medicine at University College Hospital, told the Today programme's Justin Webb that small amounts of regular physical activity, like standing up and walking short distances, can improve health in the long term and reduce risks of high blood pressure, heart disease and even cancer.
standing  desk 
june 2014 by asterisk2a
IJBNPA | Full text | Chronic disease and sitting time in middle-aged Australian males: findings from the 45 and Up Study
More sitting "significantly associated with overall chronic disease independent of physical activity" in men over 45 - another study supporting standing desks are positive for health. - avoid prolonged sitting.
standing  desk  HR  public  health  policy  officespace  health  science  office  environment  public  health  humanresources 
march 2013 by asterisk2a

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