Reducing occupational sedentary time: a systematic review and meta‐analysis of evidence on activity‐permissive workstations

  title={Reducing occupational sedentary time: a systematic review and meta‐analysis of evidence on activity‐permissive workstations},
  author={Maike Neuhaus and E. G. Eakin and Leon M. Straker and Neville Owen and David W. Dunstan and Natasha Reid and Genevieve Nissa Healy},
  journal={Obesity Reviews},
Excessive sedentary time is detrimentally linked to obesity, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and premature mortality. Studies have been investigating the use of activity‐permissive workstations to reduce sedentary time in office workers, a highly sedentary target group. This review systematically summarizes the evidence for activity‐permissive workstations on sedentary time, health‐risk biomarkers, work performance and feasibility indicators in office workplaces. In July 2013, a… 

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