Sitting Considered Deadly


There is now 3 decades worth of research linking sedentary lifestyle to myriad health problems. What is even worse, you can not completely mitigate the risks by just exercising in leisure time because prolonged sitting still wreaks havoc in your body. The solution to this problem is simple and yet very difficult to implement due to a combination of factors like our cultural upbringing, psychosocial barriers as well as all the latest technological advancements. In this talk I will show you the first step to getting out of your chair and fighting for your health.

Language: English

Level: Non technical / For everyone

Marek Stój

Big Data Solutions Engineer - Independent Consultant

Marek is an experienced software developer. During his professional career spanning more than 10 years, he worked with technologies like .NET, C#, Android, Java, Big Data or Scala. Marek is simply a computer geek, fascinated by the ever-growing influence of foundations of computer science on the IT industry. Today it is not his career that is important though, because Marek also realized recently, that a passion can easily turn into an obsession which blinds us from the truth - that there is more to life than coding. And this idea, he believes, is worth spreading among fellow IT geeks.

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