August 10, 2014 . Events, Watson News, Design

2014 Seattle Design Festival

9.10.2014 | 12:00pm- 1:00pm | Watson Seattle Design Studio, 71 Columbia Street, Suite 100
CURRENT PERSPECTIVES ON SITTING: DEVELOPING A CULTURE OF MOVEMENT IN THE WORKPLACE
Become familiar with research and strategies to promote movement in the workplace.

By now you may have heard about the ‘perils of sitting’ or how ‘sitting is the new smoking.’ Recent research findings link sitting with chronic conditions like diabetes, heart disease, and death risk. In this one hour course, become familiar with the academic research behind this popular topic – particularly the concept of "NEAT" – and learn design strategies for the built environment and office floor plan that promote a culture of movement in the workplace. This is an approved Continuing Education Unit (CEU) worth 0.1 credits, accredited through IDCEC.

Clif McKenzie is President and CEO of Watson. Under his leadership, the company has been recognized at national and regional levels for outstanding commitments to sustainability, manufacturing excellence, and local job creation. Focused on delivering height adjustable solutions for today’s agile office, Watson products are “made here” (in McKenzie’s native Kitsap county) according to practical environmental principle.

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