Treadmill Workstations: The Effects of Walking while Working on Physical Activity and Work Performance

@inproceedings{Benner2014TreadmillWT,
  title={Treadmill Workstations: The Effects of Walking while Working on Physical Activity and Work Performance},
  author={Avner Ben-ner and Darla J. Hamann and Gabriel A. Koepp and Chimnay U. Manohar and James Levine},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
We conducted a 12-month-long experiment in a financial services company to study how the availability of treadmill workstations affects employees' physical activity and work performance. We enlisted sedentary volunteers, half of whom received treadmill workstations during the first two months of the study and the rest in the seventh month of the study. Participants could operate the treadmills at speeds of 0-2 mph and could use a standard chair-desk arrangement at will. (a) Weekly online… CONTINUE READING

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