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Corner University Ergonomics on Standing Desks

Cornell University presents some findings that dispute the supposed health benefits from standing desks, including height-adjustable desks that go from sitting to standing position.

In short, the researchers suggest sitting to do computer work but getting up every 20-30 minutes and moving around. The moving around part is critical: a short walk to get a drink of water, go to the bathroom, or head to a meeting is the best way to prevent the negative side effects on your body from sitting all day.

Link: Sitting and Standing at Work