Nómada Desk - Informação adicional

Informação adicional sobre o tema:

  1. Muito tempo sentado coloca a saúde em risco?
  2. Uma atividade física diária comum não consegue compensar as horas em que se está parado?
  3. Comportamentos sedentários podem levar a que se desenvolvam doenças cardiovasculares, renais, cancro ou diabetes Tipo 2?
  4. Quem, por exemplo, passa mais de oito horas sentado por dia, tem um risco de 90% de desenvolver Diabetes Tipo 2?
  5. Estar de pé queima mais (em média) 50 Calorias por hora do que estar sentado?
  6. Trabalhar de pé cerca de 30 min por dia durante um ano, pode fazer perder 2,4kg de peso?
  7. Onze ho­ras por dia sentados aumentam em 40% o risco de morte comparando quando sentados menos de 4 horas por dia.
  8. Os portugueses passam 9,4 horas por dia em comportamento sedentário, mais do que os americanos, que passam oito?
  9. Na Escandinávia mais de 90% dos trabalhadores de escritório têm secretárias que permitem trabalhar de pé ou sentado?
  10. 80% dos que experimentam trabalhar de pé/sentado não desistem de trabalhar de pé umas horas por dia?

Algumas das notícias Nacionais, em 2014 e 2015, sobre a temática do sedentarismo e respetivas soluções:

A sua cadeira está a matá-la?


Novas mesas de trabalho monitorizam movimentos e fazem-no ficar de pé


2015 é o ano de ficar de pé: nova moda promete vida mais saudável no trabalho


Esta cadeira mata


Estar de pé (em vez de sentado) melhora a saúde do coração


Quais os riscos de passar demasiado tempo sentado?


Trabalhar em pé é nova tendência entre empresas de tecnologia http://classificados.folha.uol.com.br/empregos/2015/07/1651524-trabalhar-em-pe-e-nova-tendencia-entre-empresas-de-tecnologia.shtml 

Estar sentado é uma epidemia. Caminhe dois minutos por hora para combatê-la


Meus primeiros 3 meses trabalhando em pé e porque vou continuar


Alunos de pé nas aulas têm melhor rendimento


Ficar em pé durante a aula pode melhorar os estudos


Mesas para assistir aulas em pé previnem a obesidade infantil



Algumas das notícias internacionais sobre o tema:

"Sitting is Killing you." - TIME

"Standing only for 4 hours a day leads to the equivalent number of calories burned as if you'd run about 10 marathons in a year" – BBCTwo

"Many kids are sedentary for 80-90% of their days. Over lifetime, sitting more than 6h increases the risk of death." – FastCompany

"Fact: the average person sits for more than 19h a day." – The New Yorker

"Our bodies are not designed to be so sedentary.” – BBC News

“This is your body on chairs: Electrical activity in the muscles drops — the muscles go as silent as those of a dead horse.” –NYTimes

"The best posture is the next posture." – FastCompany

“American schools are not the only ones reporting success with stand-up desks. The findings of these studies, all seem to indicate that allowing kids to move around in classrooms is a win-win for students and teachers - it helps kids get healthier and provides educators with a more engaged audience.” – DOGOnews

Outra informação útil:

“Children should minimize time spent in inactive play to no more than 30 minutes a day.” – Ohio Department of Education (download pdf)

“Science is now confirming that the design of the chair used for long periods to work was flawed from the start. A growing body of medical research has implicated prolonged sitting as a risk factor for obesity, heart disease, metabolic syndrome, cancer, and even premature death.” – Focal Upright (download pdf)

"Physical activity helps control weight, builds lean muscle, reduces fat, promotes strong bone, muscle and joint development, and decreases the risk of obesity." – Michelle Obama (letsmove.gov)

"Our mission is to get every public school child at a standing desk in 10 years, to combat the epidemic of sedentary lifestyles and inactivity, and to better reflect 21st century education goals." – StandupKids.org

"When standing you burn 50 more calories than sitting." - GetBritainStanding.org

Artigos de investigação cientifica sujeitos a revisão:

Research And Journals, “Our Chairs Are Killing Us,” Say Researchers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 15, 2015. Both sedentary behavior and lack of physical activity linked with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in large study of Middle-Aged Koreans, reports the Journal of Hepatology, ELSEVIER. See more at press release.

“Inattention is associated with significant school failure and is one of the most common childhood school problems. … Educational interventions that involve increasing antecedent (task and setting) stimulus conditions have been demonstrated to normalize attention, and some actually improved the attentional performance of children with ADHD beyond that of their peers.” – Zentall, Sydney S. (2005) Theoryand evidencebased strategies for children with attentional problems. Psychology in the Schools 42.8: 821-836.

“Establishing a classroom environment that encourages beneficial movement throughout the school day … can improve results for students with ADHD, help reduce problematic classroom behavior, and better focus students' attention on content instruction.” – Mulrine, Christopher F., Mary Anne Prater, and Amelia Jenkins. (2008) The Active Classroom: Supporting Students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder through Exercise. Teaching exceptional children 40.5: 16-22.

“By adding stimulating activities such as color, novelty or physical activities into routine tasks, one can provide the optimal level of stimulation that they require, which allows them to have improved task performance and reduced disruptive behaviors.” –Kercood, Suneeta, and Devender R. Banda. (2012) The effects of added physical activity on performance during a listening comprehension task for students with and without attention problems. International Journal of Applied Educational Studies 13.1.

“This current study indicate that stand-biased desks implementation had a statistically significant and positive impact on energy expenditure, sufficient for changing the obesity trend among child population.” – Benden, Mark E., et al. (2014) The Evaluation of the Impact of a Stand-Biased Desk on Energy Expenditure and Physical Activity for Elementary School Students. International journal of environmental research and public health 11.9: 9361-9375.

"Prolonged sedentary time was associated with deleterious health outcomes regardless of physical activity." – Biswas, Aviroop, et al. (2015) Sedentary Time and Its Association With Risk for Disease Incidence, Mortality, and Hospitalization in Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Annals of internal medicine 162.2: 123-132.

"25% of working days lost to sickness is due to back, neck and muscle pain; followed by stress, anxiety and depression (12%)" –   Buckley, John P., et al. (2015) The sedentary office: a growing case for change towards better health and productivity. Expert statement commissioned by Public Health England and the Active Working Community Interest Company. British journal of sports medicine: bjsports-2015.

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