Safe Work Australia has recently released a literature review highlighting the negative health effects of prolonged sitting.
A national online omnibus survey revealed that less than a quarter of Australians are giving up their chairs despite acknowledging they spend long hours seated.
A new study conducted by researchers led by Professor Leon Straker of Curtin University revealed that excessive occupational sitting can lead to serious health conditions including obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer.
A new research conducted by the Chiropractic Association of Australia showed that workers sit up to 16 hours a day, with only a 73-minute window to be upright and active. The Herald Sun reports that the survey found the victims of the sitting epidemic were getting younger. The survey of 1009 Australians further revealed that …