Posts filed under ‘Ergonomic Chairs’

Are We All Sitting Ourselves To Death?

A study in Australia has found that sitting still for prolonged hours increases your risk of death from heart disease and other causes.

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Continue Reading February 5, 2010 at 10:22 pm 2 comments

President Obama Trying Different Swivel Chairs

We found a picture of President Barak Obama trying different swivel chairs in the Oval Office before settling on the CONCORDE Presidential that had been presented to President George W. Bush by Global Group of Canada. The CONCORDE Presidential is the huge black office chair with padded armrests on the far right in the picture below.

President Obama - Testing Chairs in Oval Office

President Obama - Testing Chairs in the Oval Office

Photo by Pete de Souza, 30 January 2009.

The following other pictures show the CONCORDE Presidential Chair in use behind the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office after the President had made his choice. Right Choice, we think!

President Obama talks to a White House Aide while Michelle Obama looks on.

President Obama talks to a White House Aide while Michelle Obama looks on.

President Obama signing Executive Orders behind the Resolute Desk

President Obama signing Executive Orders behind the Resolute Desk

President Barak Obama and Secretary of State Hilary Clinton in the Oval Office

President Barak Obama and Secretary of State Hilary Clinton in the Oval Office

 

Click here to see pictures of Oval Office swivel chairs through the years.

May 9, 2009 at 9:41 pm 2 comments

About.com Videos on Ergonomic Chairs & Laptops

The Ergonomics pages on About.com are a rich source of information and advice for working comfortably at a desk and or computer.

One of their writers, Jonathon E. Stewart, recently released 2 brief videos on office chair ergonomics and easy laptop ergonomics. Click on the links to check them out. Jonathon’s videos impart some great ergonomic tips with a touch of good-natured humour.

March 15, 2009 at 2:27 pm Leave a comment

President Obama’s Oval Office Chair

Many illustrious executive chairs have graced the Oval Office at the White House, supporting the President of the United States as he works at the famous Resolute Desk. The most reknown was JFK’s Gunlocke ergonomic chair for his chronic back pain. Now President Barak Obama uses the plush Global Concorde Presidential ergonomic chair.

Continue Reading March 1, 2009 at 11:15 pm 13 comments

Ergonomics and the Office Chair

Ergonomics plays a very important role in your health and wellbeing in the workplace. More and more of us are working at a desk, on a computer. Your office chair should allow you to move freely and allow you to perform your job effectively.

Continue Reading January 21, 2009 at 12:25 am Leave a comment


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