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Chronic Standing Desk Use and Arterial Stiffness.

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Sedentary activity and sitting for at least 10 hours per day can increase the risk for cardiovascular disease by more than 60%. Use of standing desks may decrease sedentary time and improve cardiovascular health. Acute standing lowers pulse wave velocity (PWV), but chronic effects remain unknown. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of chronic standing desk use on arterial stiffness versus seated controls.

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Name: Journal of physical activity & health
ISSN: 1543-5474
Pages: 1-7

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