By sitting on any surface, whether it is firm or soft, legs and feet are not used to support the body weight and they are not used to carry body weight, like they do by standing, walking, running jumping etc. Independent of the kind of seat we sit on for a prolonged time, the legs and feet lose strength and mobility, and the flexibility of the joints deteriorate.Prolonged sitting on an upholstered soft seat has far more adverse affect on the existing strength of the legs and on the rest of the body compared to the adverse effect caused by prolonged sitting on firm seat……[The full text of this article is in the book]

 

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