The primary objective of this project is to determine the effects of decreasing sedentary
behavior at work by at least 3hrs/day using treadmill (walking and standing) and
sit-to-stand (standing only) workstations on the health of overweight office workers.
- Body Mass Index greater than 25 kg.m-2
- Does not engage in any structured physical activity lasting at least 30 mins for more
than 2 days/week
- Employed in a full-time sedentary desk job.
- No major orthopedic limitations or medical conditions that prevents walking or
standing at a treadmill work sit-stand workstation.