Can fidgeting improve your health?

Source: British Heart Foundation

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Date of publication: November 2015

Publication type: News item

In a nutshell: We analyze news coverage of research suggesting that fidgeting can erase the damaging effects of spending a lot of time sitting down.   “Fidgeting can help you live longer” and “Restlessness at work can save your life” were the optimistic headlines in some newspapers. They were responding to a study that looked at the effects of fidgeting on the damaging effects of spending a lot of time sitting down.

Length of publication: 1 webpage

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Acknowledgement: British Heart Foundation

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