Researchers linked working in open bench seating areas to users’ daytime stress (perceived and physiological) and activity levels.
Increase Physical Activity
A more nuanced "cure" for workplace sitting
Legrand and colleagues have learned that exercising is good for the mental wellbeing of depressed people, whether those depressed people exercise indoors or outside.
Slimming kids, by design
Pappas reports on how design can encourage safer driving.
Neighborhood conditions influence how much people exercise.
Research linking listening to music while exercising with spending more time exercising has implications for soundscaping generally.
Makkonen and colleagues studied how standing desks influenced the at-work experiences of employees at a software company.
When people have access to showers and changing rooms, are they more likely to ride a bicycle or walk to work?
Keskinen and colleagues were interested in learning more about how the design of their neighborhoods influences distances walked outdoors by older people (age 75 to 90).