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Feasibility of a portable pedal exercise machine for reducing sedentary time in the workplace
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    Re:Let us start with simplest modification to office furniture

    Thank you for your comment. We agree that a standing style workplace could be a good solution for certain working environments and its feasibility and efficacy for improving health should be explored. However, for many this would still require costly modifications to the working environment in the form of purchasing height adjustable desks. Also, from a research perspective, accelerometers would be needed to assess time...

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    Let us start with simplest modification to office furniture
    • Shabbir Syed-Abdul, PhD Candidate, Researcher
    • Other Contributors:
      • Wen-Shan Jian, Yu-Chuan Li

    Yes, we totally agree with the argument of the authors, that sedentary time in the work place substantially affects our health.

    We want to propose a simple but effective modification of workplace furniture. Instead of waiting for a portable pedal exercise machine to be made available to the market, let us start with a standing style workplace. Meaning, we need to modify the workplace to fit, so we work in a stan...

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