Your Desk Job Is More Dangerous than You Think (Infographic)
Article by George Norman
On 29 Apr 2016
My job entails sitting at a desk, in front of a computer monitor for 9 hours a day, 5 days a week. Worse still, when I get home I spend a few more hours in front of my computer, playing video games. And that is definitely not a good thing.

You see, spending long amounts of time in front of a computer isn't good for your health. The infographic below presents the main negative effects that sitting for extended periods of time has on the body and mind, focusing in particular on digital vision fatigue (or digital eye strain).


Via FramesDirect.

In related news...

This infographic presents some more information about digital eye strain.

And this infographic explains that sitting for long periods of time isn’t good for your health, but then again neither is standing. Both have negative effects if you overdo it. That’s why you must find a balance between sitting and standing.

Tags: infographic, computer, monitor, desk, sit, stand, sedentary, digital eye strain, eye health
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