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Continued: Treadmill desks, wireless headsets make workers better, U study finds

  • Article by: JAMES WALSH , Star Tribune
  • Last update: March 4, 2014 - 10:59 AM

“It’s detectable on the radar now,” he said of the desire to encourage more regular workplace activity, especially among desk-bound workers.

“You sit long, you start dozing off because you don’t do anything other than thinking.”

It makes sense for companies, and sedentary workers, to pay attention, he said.

“There is a very simple cost-benefit analysis here. We’re not talking big fitness gains. We are talking a person who is sedentary who just gets up. ”


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