CoreChair was developed with a research-based approach to address Sitting Disease and back pain. We continue to partner with esteemed institutions to undertake significant research validating the health benefits, safety, and durability of the CoreChair.
Dr. Callaghan’s research compared the posture of individuals sitting in the CoreChair versus a high end ergonomic office chair, as well as a comparison between CoreChair and a properly fitted exercise ball in the recruitment of core stabilizing muscles.
The outcome concluded that CoreChair is just as effective at providing general postural support while being significantly more effective in providing pelvic support and preventing slumping of the pelvis and ascending spine. CoreChair was also determined to be equal to an exercise ball in the ability to recruit core stabilizing muscles thereby showing that the CoreChair is more efficient at introducing desired movement and an exercise opportunity, while providing optimal support.
“Improved lower extremity blood flow and enhanced cognitive function with blood flow”
Dr. Leah Bent and her term determined that CoreChair was effective in reducing some of the physiological and cognitive outcomes associated with sitting still in traditional office task chairs.
This four hour duration investigation discovered there was a significant reduction in calf circumference indicative of improved lower extremity blood flow and a significant reduction of errors commissioned utilizing SART (Sustained Attention to Response Task) suggesting enhanced cognitive function with blood flow.
“CoreChair exerts less pressure points then a standard ergonomic task chair”
Graduate students with guidance from Dr. Alan Hedge, investigated sitting pressure on CoreChair compared to a high end ergonomic office chair and discovered that CoreChair has more evenly dispersed weight thereby significantly lowering pressure points. This means significantly better comfort for you.
“The incidental movement from a CoreChair had a 20% increase in the calories you burn.”
Mayo Clinic, in collaboration with Arizona State University, set out to discover practical solutions to counteract obesity. Dr. James Levine and his team measured caloric burn, comparing outcomes of an ergonomic office chair vs traditional office task chair. Results showed that the incidental movement from a CoreChair had a 20% increase in the calories you burn.
CoreChair is NEAT™ Certified
The Mayo Clinic’s NEAT™ (Non Exercise Activity Thermogenesis) certification program looks at solutions that will increase energy expenditure, at low intensity, long durations, to combat obesity and the harmful physiological outcomes of sedentariness.
Less back pain, better sitting posture, enhanced blood flow!
“In conclusion, this study has notably found that participants sitting in the CoreChair adopted a more upright posture (less spine flexion, 8° forward rotation of the seat pan), moved the seat pan more in both the frontal and lateral planes, experienced lower average seat pan pressures, reduced calf circumference differences indicative of enhanced blood flow, lower perceived levels of LBP (low back pain), lower perceived levels of back stiffness, lower perceived levels of physical tiredness and were happy with the amount of support and movement the chair design provided. Together, these results provide evidence that the CoreChair design is effective at improving measures that logically would translate into positive health benefits of the occupant.”