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A Guide to Active Working in the Modern Office

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A Guide to Active Working in the Modern Office by Robert Bridger
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This is a short guide on sit-stand working in the office. It reviews the research on sitting and standing at work from the 1950s to present and provides guidance for specialists, therapists, practitioners, and managers. The book is illustrated with many photos and figures, provides guidance for active working at the end of every chapter, and is understandable to the layman as well as the specialist. With the increased emphasis on healthy lifestyles, coupled with the obesity and overweight epidemic, many are claiming that we should spend more time standing at work. Some have even claimed that sitting is the new smoking. Readers of the book will learn and understand what is behind these claims, what stacks-up, what doesn't, and be able to make informed decisions about whether to invest in new facilities, and what to invest. This book is of value to human factors specialists, physical therapists, chiropractors and occupational health practitioners, architects, and facilities managers. Features Explains the origins of sedentary office work Summarizes the health risks of sitting and standing and how to avoid them Reviews new research on active working and practical ways of developing active working habits in the office Discusses the obesogenic workplace, and how to avoid it Includes over 60 key points to help you decide how to be more active at work

Author Biography

Dr. Robert Bridger is President of the Chartered institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors and is an independent writer and consultant. He has over 35 years of experience as a researcher and consultant in workplace and facilities design, safety and in education in ergonomics and human factors. He is sole author of the textbook, 'Introduction to Human Factors and Ergonomics' now in its fourth edition. And also published by CRC Press. For more information about Dr Bridger, visit www.rsbridger.com
Release date NZ
October 23rd, 2019
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
1 Tables, black and white; 99 Illustrations, black and white
Imprint
CRC Press
Pages
132
ISBN-13
9780367002282
Product ID
30922994

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