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Work Walkers

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Treadmill workstations may be unsightly, but they’re effective. Research conducted by UTA, the Mayo Clinic, and the University of Minnesota shows that employees who use such devices receive physical benefits and are more productive. School of Urban and Public Affairs Assistant Professor Darla Hamann and her colleagues surveyed about 200 employees for 52 weeks and found that those using treadmill workstations burned an average of 74 more calories per day than they did at their regular desks.

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