Study Shows Desk Jobs Are Unhealthy, But There Are Solutions

By: News 10
By: News 10

New research suggests office jobs are slowly killing people.
A study in the American Journal of Epidemiology showed people who sat more than six hours a day were likely to die sooner than those who sat less than three hours a day.
Doctors say the lack of movement can put people at risk for heart disease.
They suggest that employees get up and move their bodies during work or a break time, which can be more beneficial than a 45-minute workout at the gym.
The study shows that he strain of work, whether at a desk or not, is more likely to hurt women. Women with high demand jobs and little control are 40-percent more likely to suffer from heart disease.


WILX.com is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic, be responsible, share your knowledge, and please suggest removal of comments that violate these standards.

See full commenting rules...
powered by Disqus
WILX 500 American Road Lansing, MI 48911 517-393-0110
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 116586263 - wilx.com/a?a=116586263