How are our children today? How would you assess the health of a child growing up in today’s world? Would you say that we are producing a healthier child than a generation ago? Two generations ago? Two hundred years ago?
Today’s world, to me, shows a child who is not as healthy in terms of structure and function. In an evolutionary sense, they may not be as sturdy and strong. I real...
Movement is key in our life and to our ongoing health. Have a look at another interesting product, the "Wurf Board" for the workplace or home that facilitates the theory of micro movement while standing similar in a way to the fidget bar we have shown on the safco desk.
There are some great ideas coming through that serve to halt the sedentary epidemic of our community.
Our American friends at Stand Up Kids have recently published a literature review of scientific research and data collection in the use of standing desks for children.
Highlighting the health complications of our childrens ever increasing sedentary lifestyles. With time sitting outside of school significantly rising since the middle of last century causing long term complications in adolescence and adulthood....
Maybe it is time to stand your children up and actually have a look at how they are growing. Osteopath Peter Parker founder of UpStanding Kids gives you a brief outline on how to assess and observe how your kids are growing.