sedentary work

sed·en·tar·y work

(sed'ĕn-tar-ē wĕrk)
A physical demand level described as the exertion of up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, negligible amount of work frequently, and a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
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That means your collaboration applications will let you know when its time to move, walk, take a break or relieve stress by moderating your schedule to allow for optimal balance of sedentary work and physical activity and maybe take that next conference call while walking the dog
That means your collaboration applications will let you know when it's time to move, walk, take a break or relieve stress by moderating your schedule to allow for optimal balance of sedentary work and physical activity -- and maybe take that next conference call while walking the dog!
Whilst I hadn't realised how studying plumbing could open up opportunities in property, I did know that the job obviously wouldn't involve any sedentary work, which just is not me.
Its ironical that while more number of youngsters are involved in sedentary work, physical strain related injuries are also on the rise.
So, how can we minimize the risk of sedentary work without turning to extreme measures or purchasing sit/stand workstations for everyone?
This result represents an agency policy position that assumes disability despite the fact that the claimant can still perform competitive sedentary work.
One avenue educational institutions can also pursue is to introduce sit-stand computer workstations into traditionally sedentary work environments, including libraries, lab settings, administrative offices, and classrooms.
SEDENTARY WORK HEALTH PROBLEMS COMMON AILMENTS: 'Office knee', RSI, cardiovascular disease, Type 2 diabetes Office workers often spend hours sitting still and carrying out repetitive tasks.
While male consumers are clearly an attractive segment for marketers, health and wellness related products and services are competing with lifestyle pressures, including time constraints, an array of unhealthy foods, smoking levels among global youth, and sedentary work cultures.
Sedentary work habits, stress, hypertension and obesity are among other reasons for increasing number of heart attack incidents.
But once you have a family to take care of, become a full-time member of a sedentary work force, and become responsible for meeting the needs of either young children or aging parents - and you have to do it all on a limited budget - does it become apparent why this is so hard for people.
Occupational health, physiotherapy, behavioral physiology, public health, and work psychology specialists from Europe detail the health effects, risk assessment methods, interventions, and health and safety directives for work demanding high-energy metabolism, considerable muscle force, awkward postures, highly repetitive movements, high levels of mental load, and diurnal rhythm disruption, and work in heat and cold, or prolonged, low-intensity, sedentary work.