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SIT/STAND SIT/STAND Two out of three kids today don’t get recommended levels of activity. And, childhood obesity is on the rise - near epidemic levels. So, what’s behind the sit/stand trend? When Sit/Stand furniture is used in classrooms, it encourages students to move - thereby improving attention, engagement, cognitive function, health, and academic achievement. Standing in the classroom can improve health and student achievement by: • increasing heart rates and burning more calories • increasing circulation (more oxygen), resulting in greater student attention, on-task behavior, alertness and classroom engagement • sustaining healthy metabolism, leading to better focus and faster thinking (and better test scores) • reducing sedentary behavior Trellis power system, Toggle adjustable desk, Altus task chair p. 8