In a study published today in PLOS One, exercise science professor James LeCheminant and neuroscientist Michael Larson report their findings after putting treadmill desks to the test. The duo compared the cognitive performance of healthy adults sitting at a desk to those using treadmill desks while carrying out the same tasks.
Not all the classroom space of Brigham Young University's Life Sciences Building features white boards, chairs and desks. In fact, one classroom in particular doesn’t even have walls or a ceiling, but instead boasts the sky for a ceiling and a very hands-on learning environment.
Name: Rodney BrownBYU employee since: July 2005My job at BYU is… Dean of the College of Life Sciences