Journal article

Cardiometabolic Impact of Changing Sitting, Standing, and Stepping in the Workplace

Elisabeth AH Winkler, Sebastien Chastin, Elizabeth G Eakin, Neville Owen, Anthony D Lamontagne, Marj Moodie, Paddy C Dempsey, Bronwyn A Kingwell, David W Dunstan, Genevieve N Healy

Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise | LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS | Published : 2018


Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

Funding Acknowledgements

The authors thank the following: the Stand Up Victoria study participants, staff involved at the Department of Human Services (particularly Tony Vane and Megan Evans), Peacock Bros for assisting with the logistics, Parneet Sethi for her assistance with data processing, Dr. Takemi Sugiyama and Dr. Sheleigh Lawler for their contribution to questionnaire development, and project field staff (Glen Weisner, Mary Sandilands, Kirsten Marks, Lisa Willenberg, Cameron Johnson, Beth Howard, Stephanie Fletcher, and Michael Wheeler). They also acknowledge the assistance of the Department of Human Services liaison officers Sevasti Athiniotis and Valerie McRorie. This study was funded by the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) (project grant 1002706), the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation's Creating Healthy Workplaces program, and the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Support Program. None of the authors have any conflict of interest or financial disclosures to report, with the exception that Dunstan presented at the JustStand Wellness Summit, a conference organized by Ergotron in 2012 and Healy presented at the same summit in 2013, with travel and accommodation expenses covered by Ergotron for both Dunstan and Healy. Funders had no involvement in the collection, analysis, or interpretation of the data or in the manuscript preparation. The findings are presented clearly, honestly, and without fabrication, falsification, or inappropriate data manipulation. The views expressed in this article are those of the authors and not necessarily anyone in this acknowledgment list or the American College of Sports Medicine.