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Apple (iOS 6.0 or later); also available for mass business purchase (price varies depending on user numbers) on desktop with Windows XP, 7, 8.
Free; StandApp Pro available for £0.79 without advertisements.
About the app
The initial welcome pages run through a simple brief education summary explaining key health benefits of standing compared to sitting. StandApp enables the user to set alarm reminders or regular interval alarms to interrupt time spent sitting down, with reminders to stand. There are video demonstrations of about 30 examples of simple desk-based stretches and exercises, which can be followed during 5 min standing breaks, as seen in figure 1. …
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