“Sitting Disease” epidemic topic of upcoming Summit

Sitting Disease” is harmful, and potentially deadly.
 
Research confirms this, listing physical inactivity and a sedentary lifestyle as key risk factors in 4 out of the top 7 killers in the U.S.
 
On July 10, 2012 Ergotron is hosting the 2nd Annual JustStand Wellness Summit, a complimentary, day-long session in which researchers and thought leaders from around the world are gathering to discuss strategies for counteracting the impact of prolonged sitting on national wellness and to share research, perspectives and success stories on creating corporate cultures that facilitate healthier, more active work routines.

Visit Juststand.org/summit to register for the event being held at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota, or watch the Summit live on July 10th. Stay up-to-date on Summit news by joining our Sit-Stand Uprising Group on LinkedIn, following #jss12 on Twitter or contacting us at info@juststand.org.

Sitting Disease is a term the scientific community has coined to refer to metabolic syndrome and the ill-effects of an overly sedentary lifestyle. Learn more about the research at http://research.juststand.org.

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