Standing Behavior After Installation of Height-Adjustable Desks

U

USDA Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center

Status

Completed

Conditions

Office Workers
Sitting Occupations

Treatments

Other: Height-Adjustable Desk Intallation in Office

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other U.S. Federal agency

Identifiers

NCT01787643
GFHNRC702

Details and patient eligibility

About

The purpose of this research study is to determine whether height-adjustable desks change sitting and standing time at work and away from work, engery expenditure, dietary intake, and body composition. Intermittent peroids of standing made possible by height-adjustable desks may help to impart long-term health benefits.

Enrollment

14 patients

Sex

All

Ages

18 to 99 years old

Volunteers

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • Being one of the 18 scientists and support staff who have sedentary jobs
  • Voluntarily make the choice to replace their current fixed-height sitting desk for a sit-to-stand height-adjustable desk
  • Consents to study conditions

Exclusion criteria

  • Cannot stand for any type of health of orthopedic reasons
  • Do not work fulltime
  • Pregnant at baseline or become pregnant during the study

Trial design

Primary purpose

Prevention

Allocation

N/A

Interventional model

Single Group Assignment

Masking

None (Open label)

14 participants in 1 patient group

Standing desk
Experimental group
Description:
Installation of standing desk
Treatment:
Other: Height-Adjustable Desk Intallation in Office

Trial contacts and locations

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