News tagged with office workers

Taking a stand at work

(HealthDay)—Many studies have pointed to the serious health threats of long periods of uninterrupted sitting at home or at work.

Aug 22, 2018
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Your office may be affecting your health

Workers in open office seating had less daytime stress and greater daytime activity levels compared to workers in private offices and cubicles, according to new research led by the University of Arizona.

Aug 20, 2018
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Social awkwardness scuppers standing meetings

Standing during meetings could help keep office workers healthy, but new research from King's College London and Brunel University London suggests it's hard to resist keeping our seats when standing up breaks social rules.

Jun 26, 2018
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Office work can be a pain in the neck

Neck pain is a common condition among office workers, but regular workplace exercises can prevent and reduce it, a University of Queensland study has found.

Dec 15, 2017
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Call for workers to rise up

A James Cook University study has found nearly three quarters of office workers believe there is a negative relationship between sitting down all day at work and their health - and that bosses are crucial to helping solve ...

Nov 29, 2017
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