Author Archives: TracyJerard

Children around the world benefit from standup desks

by: Paul Petrequin So you’ve got your standing desk – great! Now what? Whether it’s the ergonomically and hyperbolically engineered wonder desk at your office or the pile of phonebooks and overturned box at home, you’ve gotten out of the death machine designed to kill you and into a better, healthier posture. But don’t let the elevation […]

A Review of the Scientific Literature on the Use of Stand-up Desks for Children

By: Tracy Jerard To combat the epidemic of sedentary lifestyles, health professionals have developed practices that incorporate movement and ergonomics into daily routines.  One solution is the use of a stand-up desk. The majority of scientific research on stand-up desks has focused on adults in the workplace; however, the prolonged periods of time children spend […]