Stand Up and Be Healthyby Liubov Edwards - February 4th, 2016
Using standing desks increases attention and better behavior of students, a new report reveals. Standing up while working can help to memories facts, digest reading material, solve problems and organize thoughts through writing. It also helps to fight obesity.
Use of standing desk is also highly recommended for office workers. Here are some recommendations:
• Two hours daily, eventually progressing to 4 hours of standing.
• Breaking up periods of seated work with standing work using adjustable sit-stand desks and workstations
• Avoiding prolonged static standing, which may also be harmful
• Altering posture and light walking to reduce fatigue and musculoskeletal pain while adapting to new work practices
Liubov Edwards worked as our freelance graphic designer since 2011.
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