If standing is the answer, what was the question?
A revolutionary – some say evolutionary – change is taking place throughout New Zealand workplaces. People are getting out of their chairs and standing up for their health, and enjoying some other unexpected benefits along the way.
But how did the change to standing at work come about, and does it really make any difference to peoples’ health and well-being? We look at some early research into the benefits of standing and the dangers of excessive sitting.
The move away from sitting all day at work is the most fundamental change to how people interact in New Zealand offices since the introduction of desktop computers.