“Using stand/sit desks in schools is a cost-effective way to increase caloric expenditure in children. As we focus on increasing physical activity and obesity prevention, early research indicates that giving students the opportunity to stand and move more increases their calories used by 17 percent, and more—32 percent—for children who are heavier. Multiplied over days, weeks, and months, these extra calories burned may be a significant step in keeping children at a healthy weight.”
- Source: School Health Branch,
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
With the Stand2Learn™ Desk, students have the choice to stand while they work, improving their mental and physical health while performing any normal task.
Stand2Learn desks™ are available with a bookshelf and backpack holder.
Assembling the Stand2Learn™ desk is so simple and can be done quickly.
The benefits of standing throughout the day include:
The Stand2Learn™ desk allows students of all ages to CHOOSE if they want to stand or sit throughout the school day. No more fidgeting or multiple restroom breaks just to be able to circulate the blood to your brain and legs. This not only benefits the student’s attention, learning and overall health but it also improves classroom dynamics. Teachers can continue to focus on the subject at hand, teaching, without constant interruption and distraction. The benefits of standing throughout the day include:
Improved blood flow resulting in better health and brain activity
The Stand2Learn™ desk features a generous activity surface with built in pencil groove, height adjustable legs to accommodate all ages and heights, and a dual height steel footrest to provide the appropriate ergonomic positioning while seated or standing.
Stand up for your health! The Stand2Learn™ Desk fits
virtually any classroom layout and has unique features
not offered by traditional school desks.
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