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What the Body Wants: The Importance of the Full Range of Movement

The human body was built to move, and for the first six million years, humans either did just that (quickly and often) or didn’t survive. Even 150 years ago when society was agrarian, people spent their..read more

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The Anthropometrics of Fit. Ergonomic Criteria for the Design of the Aeron Chair

People vary widely in all their dimensions. Improperly fitted chairs can cause discomfort and contribute to health problems. People on the edges of the “normal” distribution curve for any dimension may not be well served by work chairs designed for people at the center of the curve..read more
     

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Improving Oxygen Flow While Seated. How the Embody Chair's Design Promotes Tissue Perfusion

In a world where sitting is more prevalent in the workplace than ever, discomfort can become all too commonplace.read more

 

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Maintaining Concordance as Seated Postures Change.

In a world where sitting is more prevalent in the workplace than ever, discomfort can become all too commonplace..read more

     

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Promoting Healthy Movement and Natural Alignment

Work chairs should provide postural equilibrium—proper support for the body’s natural alignment— through the full range of postures..read more

 

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Supporting the Spine When Seated. The Science and Research behind the Mirra Chair

The human spine is dynamic and requires dynamic support during seated periods. The four regions of the spine have unique attributes and requirements; a good work chair should address those unique requirements.read more

     

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Sitting Can Be Good for the Circulatory System.

For people increasingly seduced by computer technology—and the sedentary positions it encourages—seating solutions that benefit the heart might help lower the risk of cardiovascular diseases, and ultimately improve people’s health.read more

 

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The Art and Sciemce of Pressure Distribution

A chair should be topographically neutral. It should conform equally well to all body shapes, sizes, and contours without applying circulation-restricting pressure anywhere..read more