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Standing Desks: Health Benefits Not Yet Proven

Posted On: Apr 10, 2018   |   Posted By: Gadget Review

Standing Desks: Health Benefits Not Yet Proven

Standing desks are all about being healthy, right? Haven't we all heard how dangerous sitting is, how it creates problems with blood flow, and how standing is so much better? Well, it looks like science isn't ready to agree with that quite yet.
Just ask the Finnish Institute of Occupational, which analyzed the studies of chair/standing health in a project headed by Dr. Jos Verbeek. Verbeek found that, essentially, there was no evidence that standing at your desk is any better than sitting at your desk. Or more specifically, there were lots of studies, but none of them were very scientific.
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The report sited studies that were too small, had poor use of randomized controls, looked at the wrong things, or studied people for far too short a time to form conclusions. In other words, Verbeek has determined that the risks associated with sitting are based

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