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12 year study of 7k+ shows higher heart risk for woman who combined sitting, standing, and walking, than sitting alone. 
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12 year study of 7k+ shows higher heart risk for woman who combined sitting, standing, and walking, than sitting alone. 

Abstract. While a growing body of research is examining the impacts of prolonged occupational sitting on cardiovascular and other health risk factors, relative

Source: academic.oup.com

This very robust and scientific study showed a combination of sitting, standing, and walking was associated with higher risk of cardiovascular events in women, but a lower one in men.


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Peer-reviewed study shows productivity up 46% with call center sit/stand desk experiment

"Stand-capable desks have been shown to successfully reduce sedentary behavior in the modern office, but whether their utilization improves cognitive productivity is not known. We compared productivity between stand-capable desk users and traditional seated desk users in a call center environment. Data were collected daily over a continuous six-month period. We found that increased stand-capable desk use is a likely contributor to increased productivity over traditional seated desk use."

Source: www.tandfonline.com

The study further notes adoption went from 23% in month one to 53% in month six.