How often do you pondered the benefits of ergonomics?
We are all familiar with ergonomics. It’s the science of designing and arranging things people use so that the interaction between the users and things are natural and efficient. There have also been calls to concern regarding the general health of a population that’s increasingly stationary, staring into a screen, with bad posture. So, I decided to try the standing desk trend – for science and health.
The benefits of standing at the desk haven’t been backed conclusively by scientific evidence. However, the change in position from sitting to standing, and vice versa, acts to prevent the user from remaining in either position for too long.
At the same time, health experts do recommend moving about regularly during the day so that the user isn’t stuck at his desk.
In my typical workday, I’m usually on my feet for approximately five hours. Let me clarify; I’m not in a profession that requires me to be on my feet. It’s a personal choice to stand at my desk for work that primarily involves sitting prone and creating content in front of a PC.
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