News archive - December 2011

Monday, December 19, 2011

Kinesiology prof comments on standing desks

Is the standing desk the cure to our sedentary woes?

Alex Hutchinson
Globe and Mail
Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011 4:00PM EST

Now that we’ve accepted the surprising truth about sedentary behaviour – that sitting at a desk all day wreaks havoc on your health, no matter how much you exercise before or after work – the standing desk is having a moment. Desk jockeys everywhere are rising up.

The cashiers of the world, meanwhile, must be scratching their heads.

Saturday, December 10, 2011

Founder of Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging honoured with Barnraiser Award

Ron Schlegel has made this region a better place

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