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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.
They also review results from classroom studies where standing desks have been installed. One study reports that in a Grade 1 classroom 70% of parents reported that standing desks had a positive affect on their child's classroom behaviour.
To read more follow the link below including the results in a sample of students from Bradford in the UK compared to students in our very own Melbourne!