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2012-10-04 02:27:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A pilot study conducted by researchers at the University of Queensland in Australia, found that using an Ergotron WorkFit Sit-Stand Workstation that allowed workers to either sit or stand reduced on-the-job sitting time by more than 27 percent. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121004/CL86410 ) Released in the September issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine and reported in the Wall Street Journal, the pilot intervention...

2012-07-19 23:02:57

For those who have jobs involving a lot of sitting, simple movements such as standing up and moving around during breaks may not only help with weight loss, it just might help them live longer, too. LAP-BAND VIP surgeon Dr. Shahram Salimitari discusses new study findings. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 19, 2012 Generally, people who work a typical nine to five job spend nearly all of those hours seated, an estimate that doesn´t take into account any additional time spent sitting during...

2012-06-25 23:04:25

Re-discovering the natural movements of the body with Feldenkrais lessons may alleviate a range of chronic health problems from back pain to high blood pressure. Longmont, CO (PRWEB) June 25, 2012 The Feldenkrais Store, now has two Feldenkrais CD collections to support and encourage healthy posture. They are: Creating Effortless Posture, by Erin Ferguson, and Posture with a Purpose, by Bridget Quebodeaux. Al Wadleigh, the owner of The Feldenkrais® Store and a Guild Certified...

2012-06-21 23:03:45

Extremely grateful for their very loyal and passionate fan base, Bunion Bootie continues to break sales records each month, giving bunion sufferers all over a way to manage, if not, eliminate their bunion pain. Henderson, NV (PRWEB) June 21, 2012 Bunion Bootie will be celebrating 1 year come July, quickly becoming the most preferred non-surgical bunion treatment, and helping thousands drastically reduce, if not eliminate, their bunion discomfort. Now those suffering from bunion pain have a...

2012-06-12 10:57:40

A chair to help musicians feel better and play better is the goal of David Brothers, assistant professor of interior design at NJIT's School of Art + Design. He has created a chair designed to reduce the back pain that is an occupational hazard to musicians who are required to sit for long periods, most often on a seat not designed for their needs. He said that his chair is designed to promote good playing posture and correct breathing techniques. "It's well established among musicians...

2012-02-10 08:00:00

We´ve Got Your Back announces the availability of a new line of ergonomic seating from Varier, the Norwegian manufacturer who designed the original Kneeling Chair. Los Gatos, CA (PRWEB) February 10, 2012 We´ve Got Your Back, a Los Gatos company that offers products and services in ergonomic seating and accessories, fitness gear, and comfort solutions, announces the addition of the Variable balans Kneeling Chair by Varier to the store´s extensive product line. “We...

2011-12-08 10:00:00

BOULDER, Colo., Dec. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BackJoy announced today the launch of its new Posture+ sitting device, just in time to provide welcome relief for the nearly 65 millions Americans traveling this holiday season. With 8 out of 10 Americans experiencing back pain in their lifetime, this newest addition to the BackJoy product line makes a perfect gift this holiday season to help travelers combat the problems associated with long-term sitting. The normal seated position...

2011-11-09 09:57:11

We´re not always aware of how we are making a decision. Unconscious feelings or perceptions may influence us. Another important source of information–even if we´re unaware of it–is the body itself. “Decision making, like other cognitive processes, is an integration of multiple sources of information–memory, visual imagery, and bodily information, like posture,” says Anita Eerland, a psychologist at Erasmus University Rotterdam in the Netherlands. In...

2011-10-12 10:00:00

Researchers Find that People with Seated Jobs Have Twice the Rate of Cardiovascular Disease as People with Standing Jobs Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 12, 2011 VersaTables.com, manufacturer of high quality, American-made computer furniture, is proud to introduce the latest innovative stand-up desk with the promise of providing computing consumers greater comfort and improved overall health. VersaTables has been dedicated to manufacturing desks with the capability to combat the health...

2011-08-03 12:58:32

A multidisciplinary team at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev has developed a new training method using a desktop webcam to improve ergonomic posture and reduce the risk of musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) among office workers using computers. According to an article in Applied Ergonomics in the forthcoming issue, a group of 60 workers received both office training and an automatic frequent-feedback system that displayed a webcam photo of a worker's current sitting posture alongside the...