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Posts Tagged fatigue

Stand at Your Desk! Then Sit Down Everywhere Else?

Evidence on Standing Desk Benefits Doesn’t Sit Well With Researchers Apparently, it’s hard to come by solid research confirming that the new trend in desks actually decreases time spent sitting. A newly released Cochrane review of studies on the effects of interventions aimed at reducing sitting time for office workers asserts that most evidence to […]

How Arm Fatigue Affects Legs (and Vice Versa)

Can there be “nonlocal” effects of fatigue. Does arm exercise make your legs tired?¬†And does leg exercise make your arms tired? The overall answer, under the right circumstances, seems to be yes. It’s still exactly clear how or why. This is a big topic of research these days, because if we can understand how nonlocal […]