Are you sitting right now? How long has it been since you last left your desk? If you work at a computer, it’s easy to spend more time sitting than you should. Nurses across the country and around the world, have the opposite problem: being on your feet all day has several consequences.

It’s a new year, and 2015 is a great time to take charge of your health. The more you know about the risks and impacts associated with your lifestyle, the better prepared you are to resist the effects. [email protected] has put together this infographic detailing whom is impacted by excessive sitting and standing, associated health risks, and how you can live a healthier lifestyle.

Please note that this graphic is for informational purposes only. Individuals should consult their health care professionals before following any of the information provided.

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Source: GeorgeTown Nursing
January 28, 2015
By: Fiona Erickson

https://online.nursing.georgetown.edu/sitting-or-standing-youre-at-risk-infographic/