Effect of Standing or Walking at a Workstation on Cognitive Function: A Randomized Counterbalanced Trial

@article{Bantoft2016EffectOS,
  title={Effect of Standing or Walking at a Workstation on Cognitive Function: A Randomized Counterbalanced Trial},
  author={Christina Bantoft and Mathew J. Summers and Peter J. Tranent and Matthew A. Palmer and P. Dean Cooley and Scott J. Pedersen},
  journal={Human factors},
  year={2016},
  volume={58 1},
  pages={
          140-9
        }
}
  • Christina Bantoft, Mathew J. Summers, +3 authors Scott J. Pedersen
  • Published in Human Factors 2016
  • Psychology, Medicine, Computer Science
  • OBJECTIVE In the present study, we examined the effect of working while seated, while standing, or while walking on measures of short-term memory, working memory, selective and sustained attention, and information-processing speed. BACKGROUND The advent of computer-based technology has revolutionized the adult workplace, such that average adult full-time employees spend the majority of their working day seated. Prolonged sitting is associated with increasing obesity and chronic health… CONTINUE READING

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