publication . Article . 2019

Effects of cycle and treadmill desks on energy expenditure and cardiometabolic parameters in sedentary workers: review and meta-analysis

Nastja Podrekar; Žiga Kozinc; Nejc Šarabon;
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  • Published: 07 Feb 2019
  • Publisher: Informa UK Limited
Abstract
Purpose. The aim of this article was to evaluate the effects of cycle and treadmill desks on energy expenditure and car- diovascular and biochemical indicators in sedentary workers. Materials and methods. In February 2018, six databases were searched. Both parallel and crossover design studies evaluating workplace cycle and treadmill desks compared to a conventional seated condition were included. Results. Twenty-two studies met the inclusion criteria. Cycle and tread- mill desks significantly increased energy expenditure (standard mean difference [SMD] = 3.84, p < 0.001, I 2 = 95%) and the heart rate (SMD = 1.68, p < 0.001, I 2 = 91%), and lowered blood glucose...
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free text keywords: Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health, Safety Research, Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality, active workstation, bike desk, walking desk, workplace ergonomics, workplace intervention, Meta-analysis, Treadmill, Physical therapy, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, business.industry, business, Energy expenditure
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InnoRenew CoE
Renewable materials and healthy environments research and innovation centre of excellence
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 739574
  • Funding stream: H2020 | SGA-CSA
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