ウェルネス研究

技術の先端を切り拓く、エルゴトロン

エルゴトロンでは、エビデンスに裏付けられたデータに基づいて、製品開発およびパートナーシップの構築を行っています。デジタル技術と人々の関係がさらなる深まりを見せる昨今。エルゴトロンではこういった現状が人の健康にどういった影響を及ぼすのか、また当社製品が人々の健康をどのような形でサポートできるのかという点に主眼を置いています。

Our growing portfolio of mounting and mobility products for computer systems, monitors, laptops, TVs, tablets and mobile devices has empowered Ergotron to lead and innovate in each of these markets while continuing to provide solutions for nearly every niche.

学術・研究機関との提携により、エルゴトロンは、筋骨格、心理社会、循環器、代謝のリスク カテゴリーを対象とした研究を行っています。エルゴトロンのWorkFitおよびLearnFitを使用した研究では、収集データに基づいて、立位の介入が背部痛や心拍数、カロリー摂取量/摂取量、血糖、気分状態やその他の健康指数に及ぼす影響を評価しました。

Learn more about this field of study at research.juststand.org.

ウェルネス研究への協力

Collaboration in Wellness Research Graphic

Leaders in Mounting Technology

Ergotron has been improving the human interface with digital displays for over three decades. Patented technology and our history of research are the driving forces behind the innovation we bring to all the markets we serve.

Timeline

Current & completed study collaborations

2016 Getting Productivity Up & Moving
Ergotron’s second JustStand Index outlines the survey results and the implications of sedentary workstyles as well as the promising news that public awareness of sitting disease is shifting.
Ergotron, Inc, Saint Paul, MN
Research Now, Dallas, TX
2016 Impact of a Sit-Stand Workstation on Chronic Low Back Pain
Workers who used sit-stand desks were 78% more likely to report a pain-free day than those who used a regular workstation; results of a randomized trial using Ergotron WorkFit.
Ognibene, Torres, von Eyben, Horst
Stanford University, Stanford, CA
2015 Reducing Children’s Classroom Sitting Time Using Sit-to-Stand Desks
How best to combat sedentary behavior (prolonged sitting) in primary schools and encourage children to be more active; findings from pilot studies in UK and Australia.
Clemes et al. Loughborough University, Leicestershire, UK
Bradford Institute for Health Research, Bradford, UK
2015 Patterns & Sustainability of Sit-Stand Desks
Patterns and sustainability of sit-stand workstation use in a typical office workplace—protocol for a randomized controlled trial.
Mair, Nugent, Cleland, Schmitz & Murphy
Ulster University, Belfast, IE
2015 Sit, Stand, Learn
Using workplace wellness sit-stand results to improve student behavior and learning. An intervention intended to duplicate positive office-environment outcomes in a special-needs classroom.
Katz, Mulder & Pronk
HealthPartners School, Minneapolis, MN
2014 Using Sit-Stand Desks to Decrease Sedentary Time
Using Sit-Stand Workstations to Decrease Sedentary Time in Office Workers: A trial to determine if sit-stand desks lead to decreased sitting during the workday.
Dutta et al. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN;
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
2014 Stand Out in Class
An investigation employing sit-stand desks to examine the health benefits of reduced sitting time for elementary students in schools.
Clemes et al. Loughborough University, School of Sport, Exercise & Health Sciences, Leicestershire, UK
2014 Iterative Development of Stand Up Australia
This paper describes intervention procedures for the Stand Up Australia research program, focusing on sit-stand desks and training to reduce sitting time.
Neuhaus et al. University of Queensland, Brisbane, AU;
Baker IDI Heart & Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, AU
2014 Workplace Sitting and Height-Adjustable Workstations
A comparison of a multi-component intervention vs a workstation-only intervention vs a control group to address excessive sitting.
Neuhaus et al. University of Queensland, Brisbane, AU;
Baker IDI Heart & Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, AU
2013 Cardiovascular and Metabolic Benefits of Standing
A University of Chester study employs sit-stand workstations to compare cardiovascular and metabolic markers among office workers when standing vs. sitting.
Buckley et al. University of Chester, Department of Clinical Sciences & Nutrition, Cheshire, UK
2013 The JustStand Index: Attitudes of American Workers
A survey of full-time American workers about sedentary habits, which finds excessive sitting to be common along with disatisfaction in such workplace habits.
Ergotron, Inc, Saint Paul, MN;
Research Now, Dallas, TX
2013 Short-Term Efficacy of a Multicomponent Intervention
An intervention with individual, organizational and environmental elements demonstrates that substantial reductions in sitting time are achievable in office settings.
Healy et al. University of Queensland, Brisbane, AU;
Baker IDI Heart & Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, AU
2012 Sit-Stand Desks: An Intervention to Reduce Sitting
Australian study reaffirms the positive impact of sit-stand workstations in office settings, substantially reducing workers’ sitting time.
Alkihajah et al. University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Brisbane, AU
2011 Take-a-Stand Project
The reported feedback of highly active, fit and apparently healthy employees using sit-stand desks, showing positive gains in mood and attitude.
Pronk et al. HealthPartners, Saint Paul, MN
2010 The Just Stand in the Office Survey
A survey of full-time American workers about sedentary habits, revealing 67 percent wish their employers offered them desks that could be adjusted to work either seated or standing. Over half surveyed were convinced they would be more productive if they had the option to work on their feet.
Ergotron, Inc, Saint Paul, MN;
Ipsos Public Affairs, New York, NY

In addition, Ergotron has been influential in research published by leading organizations and scientific journals, like the Centers of Disease Control & Prevention, the British Journal of Medicine. Learn more at research.juststand.org.

Infographics

Research results, distilled