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Neutral Posture Promotes Worker-Friendly Offices: Ergonomics in the Workplace

Nov 03, 2014 - Business Wire

There is convincing evidence that sitting all day is bad for you. Corporate America is pursuing"worker-friendly" offices allowing for standing time and creating healthier chairs with moving parts for sitting time. Ergonomics, the science of this workplace transformation, is right up there with "going green" on the nation's business billboard.

For years, workers sat in corporate-issued metal chairs and frankly never gave it a thought. Then researchers linked sitting for prolonged periods wi...