The fascinating science of sitting and walking

CURRENT BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE FIELDS OF MEDICINE, HEALTH AND NEUROSCIENCE

GET UP!

Written by Prof. James Levine, a physician and researcher at the renowned Mayo Clinic in the USA about the health consequences of sedentary life.

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The Story of the Human Body

Written by Harvard evolutionary biologist Prof. Dan Lieberman. A brilliant work, which explains in a vivid way the connection of our changed way of life with diseases of civilization. 

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Primate Change

Written by the author of the famous running book "Footnotes", Prof. Vybarr Reid. An astute reflection on the influences of the modern world on body and health from the perspectives of evolution and history.

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Death by Sitting

Written by physician and Walkolution co-founder Dr. Eric Söhngen. The book explains in a comprehensible way why the human body is not made to sit and which health risks are associated with a sedentary lifestyle.

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Spark

Written by Prof. John Ratey, Physician and Neuroscientist at Harvard Medical School. The book conveys how much our cognitive abilities are dependent on an active lifestyle and explains the underlying neuro-scientific findings.

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In Praise of Walking

Written by the internationally renowned brain researcher Prof. Shane O'Mara from Trinity College Dublin about the amazing mental and psychological effects of walking and why walking is a profoundly fundamental part of human well-being.

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