Abstract Title:

Health Issues and Injury Risks Associated With Prolonged Sitting and Sedentary Lifestyles.

Abstract Source:

Workplace Health Saf. 2017 Dec 1:2165079917737558. Epub 2017 Dec 1. PMID: 29251259

Abstract Author(s):

Ann Regina Lurati

Article Affiliation:

Ann Regina Lurati


Using a case study, this article reviews the health risks associated with prolonged sitting and the reasons sedentary workers are at risk for musculoskeletal injuries. Other health issues associated with prolonged sitting or sedentary behavior as well as the benefits of exercise are also explored. Finally, evidence-based interventions to reduce health risks associated with prolonged sitting may increase productivity.

Study Type : Review

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