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Does a standing desk prevent the health issues with sitting?

It's not clear to me if the health issues related to sitting are due to not standing as much or not moving as much (or both). If the issue is that you're not moving much, standing doesn't seem it ...
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Does sitting too much causes hip pain? [closed]

This is my first question here, and I don't know if here is a right place for it. I am a student, and I study software engineering, so I have to sit down for a long time a day, to study, and I study ...
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Where can one find a reliable information about health effects of sitting with one's back to a door

An opinion exists that sitting with one's back towards the door isn't good for you. I've heard/read that it is connected to our primal need to know what is behind us. The effects can vary, from ...
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is there evidence that determines the appropriate amount of standing time in a day?

The closest question I was able to find from my search results was How to correctly use an adjustable desk? that was asked almost a year ago with no answers. That said, I spend anywhere from eight to ...
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Healthy sitting while doing computer work

What are the most important things to look out for concerning regular sitting in front of a desktop computer? Frankly, I don't know what's important and what I should prioritize. What chair should I ...
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Which type of chair is best to avoid back pain?

I'm aware that such chairs are called ergonomic chairs. But what things does one have to consider while buying these chairs? Height, arm rest, back rest, etc? I'll be thankful if you could post some ...
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What is the correct brace position for car accidents?

What is the correct brace position (a.k.a. crash position) for car accidents? The Wikipedia page on brace position focuses on airplane accidents. https://www.casa.gov.au/standard-page/emergency ...
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Link between extended sitting and weak quads

Is there any evidence to show that there is a link between extended periods of sitting, I have a 9 to 5 desk job plus 1hr 45 min commute, and the risk of quad tears? If not, is/are there common ...
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What's the best long-term sitting posture?

The received wisdom seems to be that bending forward for prolonged periods of time is bad for the back. Fine. However, the "received wisdom" has been, for a long time now, that sitting bolt upright ...