Student designs chair to stop office workers slouching
A new desk chair designed to improve office workers' circulation and posture has been designed by a Nottingham Trent University student.
Meining Jiang, 23, who is studying a masters degree in product design, created 'The Mroo', which works by discouraging people from slouching.
The seat's base is mounted on a curved axis to allow hip movement of up to 25 degrees to mimic the movement of walking.
The chair also provides a forward tilt which improves posture and reduces pressure on the lower back, which according to research, helps people maintain a good mood and feel confident.
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