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As a country we have become more sedentary due to technological advances at work.  Allowing employees to sit and work from a computer work station for most of their day without requiring much standing, walking, or physical activity in the workplace.  Medical evidence continues to identify uninterrupted, long duration sitting is the most hazardous of...

Allied health providers including Physical Therapists in our Boulder and Lafayette Physical Therapy clinics continue to research interventions to improve activity levels of patients. Continued research has documented the negative health impact of sedentary behaviors including prolonged sitting at work. Patients who sit for longer hours each day and/or longer bouts of sitting without movement...

Americans have become increasingly sedentary with marked reductions in daily, recreational, and occupational activities. The majority of occupations in today’s society have become reliant on the computer requiring employees to sit for the majority of the work day. In recent years, researchers have highlighted the adverse health risks including diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, and...