Further Study

To learn more about the health risks of sedentary lifestyles and benefits of standing, please see the following resources:

“Too Much Sitting: The Population Health Science of Sedentary Behavior” - N. Owen, G. Healy, C. Matthews, and D. Dunstan (March, 2010)

“Stand Up Australia- Sedentary behavior in workers”- Medibank Private and Baker IDI Heart & Diabetes Institute (August, 2009)

“Standing Desks on the Rise”- Wall Street Journal (September 1, 2011)

“Obesity-Linked Cancers Increase”- Wall Street Journal (March 29, 2012)

“No More Angling for the Best Seat; More Meetings are Stand-Up Jobs”- Wall Street Journal (February 2, 2012)

“The Antidote to a Sedentary Desk Job”- Competitor Magazine (December 2011)

“Better Health- Start me up”- Better Homes and Gardens (January 2012)

National Center for Health Statistics health/t/why-your-desk-job-slowly-killing-you/#.Tu0g0hVCtcM