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Study: Excessive occupational sitting a work hazard

Reported by Haydee | 12 Aug, 2014

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.

Sitting down for a long time has serious health risks, survey reveals

Reported by Haydee | 22 May, 2012

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 …