Sitting, it’s becoming fashionable to note, is the “new smoking”. Sedentary behaviour dominates modern life, just as smoking did some decades ago. And the health risks posed by prolonged sitting are making it frowned upon, just as smoking is. A growing body of research suggests too much sitting increases the risk of developing diseases including ...
Health Check: the low-down on standing desks
By Josephine Chau and Lina Engelen
5 Aug 2015