Impacts of a Standing Desk Intervention Within an English Primary School Classroom

Providing a standing desk to every primary school child in a UK classroom can reduce sitting time throughout most of the academic year, according to a new study.

This study by Loughborough University aimed to explore the impact of allocating standing desks to every child within a Year 5 primary school classroom over an 8-month period on classroom sitting, physical activity, behaviour-related mental health, musculoskeletal comfort, and markers of cognitive function.

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