Barbieri and team investigated the use of sit-stand desks in workplaces.
Increase Physical Activity
There are many, many ways that design can reduce stress; encourage healthy eating, sleeping, and activity levels; and, in general, help humans live with fit minds and bodies.
Research lead by Thomas indicates that in-office drinking water can have an important effect on employees’ mental and physical health, as well as how they move through their workplace.
Organizing grade school playgrounds into different activity areas has been linked to increases in physical activity among students.
Fleig and team’s research confirms that perceptions drive action.
Aligning colors with activity goals
Designing for walking pays off, literally
Converting seated meetings to walking meetings is good for our physical health.
Pilcher and Baker wanted to learn more about the relationship between moving in some way while working and professional performance.
Think that a place has so much air pollution that walkways, bicycle paths, etc., there are not a good investment? Reconsider.