Why your Chair Is Killing You and What You Can Do About ItBook - 2014
In Get Up! , health expert James A. Levine's original scientific research shows that today's chair-based world, where we no longer use our bodies as they evolved to be used, is having negative consequences on our health, and is a leading cause of diabetes, cancer, and heart disease. Over the decades, humans have moved from a primarily active lifestyle to one that is largely sedentary, and this change has reshaped every facet of our lives--from social interaction to classroom design. Levine shows how to throw off the shackles of inertia and reverse these negative trends through simple changes in our daily lives.
Publisher: New York, NY :, Palgrave Macmillan,, 2014
Edition: First edition
Branch Call Number: 613.71 L578g
Characteristics: vi, 234 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
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