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Are you sitting comfortably? : a self-help guide for sufferers of back pain, neck strain, headaches, RSI, and other associated health problems

Author: Andrew Wilson
Publisher: London : Optima, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This book explores the effects of poor posture and repetitive strain on our health, paying particular attention to modern work practices and sedentary lifestyles. Practising osteopath Andrew Wilson illustrates that by simple change to our working environment we can transform stressful and damaging working conditions, becoming more efficient and productive and alleviating health problems.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Wilson
ISBN: 035621060X 9780356210605
OCLC Number: 31171718
Notes: Author is a New Zealander.
Description: viii, 312 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Introduction --
1. The history of sitting --
2. Can sitting affect your health? --
3. Is sitting bad for your back? --
4. Oh my aching muscles --
5. Sensible sitting --
6. Good sitting posture: some examples --
7. Are you sitting comfortably? --
8. Help! --
9. The self-help guide --
10. Fit for life --
11. The work environment --
12. Your action plan --
13. Some case histories --
Appendix.
Responsibility: Andrew Wilson.

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This book explores the effects of poor posture and repetitive strain on our health, paying particular attention to modern work practices and sedentary lifestyles. Practising osteopath Andrew Wilson illustrates that by simple change to our working environment we can transform stressful and damaging working conditions, becoming more efficient and productive and alleviating health problems.

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