Our vision

We express our appreciation for life by protecting health.

With this vision, we started as a awarded “high-tech startup” and have been growing continuously ever since. It excites us as a whole team to revolutionize health management by providing the smartest and most efficient support to our users every day.

Our vision

We express our appreciation for life by protecting health.

With this vision, we started as a awarded “high-tech startup” and have been growing continuously ever since. It excites us as a whole team to revolutionize health management by providing the smartest and most efficient support to our users every day.

Our motivation

The majority of our time we spend at our desks damaging our health.

Too little movement and bad ergonomic habits harm our musculoskeletal system, metabolism and cardiovascular system.

Day by day, year by year, a long-term damage is caused that even intensive leisure sports cannot compensate.

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40-60% of the day sitting

Facts & Figures

Musculoskeletal problems cause the most sick days and generate unnecessary costs.

Source

DAK health report 2020

  • 21.2% Musculoskeletal problems
  • 17.1% Mental illness
  • 14.5% Respiratory diseases
  • 11.8% Injuries

Musculoskeletal problems cause the most sick days and generate unnecessary costs.

  • 21.2% Musculoskeletal problems
  • 17.1% Mental illness
  • 14.5% Respiratory diseases
  • 11.8% Injuries
Source

DAK health report 2020

Many other diseases can be linked to a sedentary lifestyle.

Sources

Wilmot, E. G.; et al. (2012): Sedentary time in adults and the association with diabetes, cardiovascular disease and death: systematic review and metaanalysis. In: Diabetologia 55 (11), p.2895–2905.

Falck, Ryan S.; et al. (2017): What is the association between sedentary behaviour and cognitive function? A systematic review. In: British journal of sports medicine 51 (10), p. 800–811.

Schmid, Daniela; et al. (2014): Television viewing and time spent sedentary in relation to cancer risk: a meta-analysis. In: Journal of the National Cancer Institute 106 (7).

www.welt.de/gesundheit/article130891138/Sitzen-gefaehrdet-Ihre-Gesundheit.html, retrieved on 26.03.2021, 15:00 Uhr

Cardiovascular diseases

a.o. high blood pressure

Mental illnesses

a.o. depression

Metabolic diseases

a.o. diabetes type 2

Cancer

a.o. colorectal cancer and lung cancer

Many other diseases can be linked to a sedentary lifestyle.

Cardiovascular diseases

a.o. high blood pressure

Mental illnesses

a.o. depression

Metabolic diseases

a.o. diabetes type 2

Cancer

a.o. colorectal cancer and lung cancer

Sources

Wilmot, E. G.; et al. (2012): Sedentary time in adults and the association with diabetes, cardiovascular disease and death: systematic review and metaanalysis. In: Diabetologia 55 (11), p.2895–2905.

Falck, Ryan S.; et al. (2017): What is the association between sedentary behaviour and cognitive function? A systematic review. In: British journal of sports medicine 51 (10), p. 800–811.

Schmid, Daniela; et al. (2014): Television viewing and time spent sedentary in relation to cancer risk: a meta-analysis. In: Journal of the National Cancer Institute 106 (7).

www.welt.de/gesundheit/article130891138/Sitzen-gefaehrdet-Ihre-Gesundheit.html, retrieved on 26.03.2021, 15:00 Uhr

Higher risk due to home office:
In 2020, sick days due to back problems increased by 7%.

Source

Sick leave analysis of the DAK

Poor ergonomics

Less movement

Abandonment of healthy habits

Higher risk due to home office:
In 2020, sick days due to back problems increased by 7%.

Poor ergonomics

Less movement

Abandonment of healthy habits

Source

Sick leave analysis of the DAK

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