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...
Founder of UpStanding Kids Peter Parker discusses what actually happens in a child's body when they sit for long periods. This discussion looks just at the musculoskeletal effects. Again the incredible amount of time spent sitting is what leaves an indelible print on their long term development.
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One of the main positives behind standing desks lays in the increase calorie expenditure that would occur in every school day. In terms of Obesity, research suggests this could me a major player in helping prevent and significantly reducing its frequency for our children.