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Get up! : why your chair is killing you and what you can do about it

Author: James A Levine
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"That the average adult spends 50 to 70 percent of their day sitting is no surprise to anyone who works in an office environment. But few realize the health consequences they are suffering as a result of modernity's increasingly sedentary lifestyle, or the effects it has had on society at large. In Get Up!, health expert James A. Levine's original scientific research shows that today's chair-based world, where we no
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Narrative non-fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James A Levine
ISBN: 9781137278999 1137278994 9781137464330 113746433X
OCLC Number: 860395380
Notes: Includes index.
Description: vi, 234 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The chairman's rise to power : In the beginning ; Feed me, move me ; The brain strain ; Despite your chair, you are an individual --
The chairman's curse : The chair-cursed body ; Chair-cursed mind ; Chair-cursed car ; The chairman's vision --
Oust the chairman: the solution revolution : Solutions: why do we need them? ; Invent! Underwear solutions ; Work! Office solutions ; Learn! Education solutions ; Get up! Step 1: Get personal! ; Get up! Step 2: Plan! ; Get up! Step 3: Weapons! ; Get up! Step 4: Play!: The pulse of creativity ; Defeat the chairman: end lethal sitting.
Other Titles: Why your chair is killing you and what you can do about it
Responsibility: James A. Levine, MD, PHD, Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University.

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From the director of the Mayo Clinic and inventor of the treadmill desk, a fascinating wake-up call about our sedentary lifestyle  Read more...

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