Homo Sedens Revisited: Is Sitting the New Smoking and if so, can Ergonomics help? Dr. Robert Bridger, CIEHF.
September 13, 2017 (Wed)  17:00  Europe/London

o Are humans built to stand?
o Are humans built to sit?
o Is it healthier to stand or sit at work?
o What are the essential requirements for the design of sit-stand workstations?
o What does the future look like?

Bob Bridger has a career in academia, Defence Human Factors and Industrial and Office Ergonomics. He is author of over 250 research and conference papers and official reports. His textbook, ‘Introduction to Human Factors and Ergonomics’ is now in a fourth edition. The presentation will feature material from the new edition and include key findings from Dr Bridger’s published research on the functional anatomy of standing and sitting and the implications for workstation design.

Bob recently directed research for the Royal Navy, as Head of its Human Factors Department, on weight and obesity and how to sustain person-environment fit with a changing workforce. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors.

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