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Current Event February 24, 2016

Stand up in School


In an average school day, student sit for about six hours. More and more research shows that sitting for long periods of time isn’t healthy. A new study shows that high school students increased their activity and sat an hour less every day by using a standing desk. An added benefit was that students who used standing desks also improved their cognitive function and memory. Listen to this story to learn more about the benefits of standing desks for high school students.

Education Elementary Learning

Story Length: 4:19

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Texas Public Radio

AIR DATE: 02/18/2016


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