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How to select a Sit-Stand Desk for your Home or Office

Create a personalized sit-and-stand desk workstation… without the hassle, without the confusion There are seemingly endless options to pick from when shopping for an adjustable workstation. We’ve picked the best of the best (and have leveraged our 25+ years experience in prescription furniture) in order to make the process a little bit simpler without sacrificing your comfort [...]

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What's Coming in 2018 at Applied Ergonomics

Happy New Year to all, and here’s to a good year ahead. 2018 promises to be very good for Applied Ergonomics, and I hope that we will be able to contribute to your successes as well. It’s been a long time since I have written consistently for our blog, and one of my resolutions for the year is [...]

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BIO: Jeffrey Meltzer – Founder & President, Applied Ergonomics

Jeffrey Meltzer is founder and president of Applied Ergonomics, a Chicago-based leader in ergonomic office solutions, specializing in design and consultative services. With more than 30 years in the ergonomic furniture industry, Meltzer has redefined traditional contract furniture dealerships and created a full-service concept in Applied Ergonomics, the only U.S.-based contract furniture dealership that also [...]

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Yet another reason to introduce sit-stand desks to your workplace

Study: Healthiest employees cost companies half the healthcare costsBy AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWSThe healthiest employees of Baptist Health South Florida incurred thousands of dollars less in healthcare costs and were less likely to be hospitalized or visit an emergency department than employees with moderate or poor health, according to a recent study.The study offers a [...]

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Applied Ergonomics Launches ErgoAdvantage

Applied Ergonomics Launches ErgoAdvantage Chicago’s ergonomic office solution provider introduces new line of custom furniture promoting occupational health and safety CHICAGO — April 25, 2017 — Applied Ergonomics, a leader in ergonomic office solutions, announced the nationwide launch of ErgoAdvantage, a premier line of furniture and computer ergonomic accessories designed to promote wellness and occupational health in the workplace. [...]

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10 Things I Really Like About My ErgoAdvantage Desk

Obviously, as a member of the Applied Ergonomics Team, I'm biased. We did a lot of research to create our new ErgoAdvantage line and make it one that delivers exceptional quality and value. Recently we've finished setting up our beautiful new open-plan office with sit-stand desks, and now that the entire team has had the [...]

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Sitting/standing working: what's its real impact?

Source: Sitting/standing working is becoming increasingly popular. But what are the actual effects of switching between working standing up and sitting down? Does it only affect your health or does it have other effects? Its impact has been researched by conducting several surveys of call center employees.Process optimization and narrow targets Process optimization and [...]

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How to Buy an Office Chair: A Primer from Applied Ergonomics

With so many choices, how do you choose the right chairs? Let’s start with a primer on the different features of desk and task chairs. First, the adjustment mechanism Fig. 1 Swivel-tilt mechanism Swivel Tilt The most basic chairs feature a gas lift with a simple swivel tilt mechanism with tilt lock. This means that the chair has a [...]

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5 More Exercises When You Can’t Get Away From the Office

We’ve previously covered five of our favorite exercises to do at work that you can easily incorporate into your daily routine. Because so many Americans struggle to find ways to work out and feel tied to their computer stations, we’ve compiled a list of five more exercises that we like doing when it feels impossible to [...]

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5 Exercises When You Can’t Get Away From the Office

At this point, it’s common knowledge that the average American doesn’t get enough exercise. Everybody wants to be more active, but what are your options when you’re at a desk all day? Hopefully you’re already spending a portion of your day working at a standing desk and that’s helping to partially satisfy your desire to [...]

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