Get on your feet

Working at a treadmill desk boosts memory and concentration, according to research by neuroscientists in Canada. Labonté-LeMoyne et al’s study, ‘The delayed effect of treadmill desk usage on recall and attention’, was published this year in Computers in Human Behavior (46). A separate study from the On Your Feet Britain campaign has revealed that the UK’s office workers are risking their health by spending too much time sitting at their desks. The survey of 2,000 workers found that 45 per cent of men and 37 per cent women spend less than 30...

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