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Sit, Stand, Learn: Using Workplace Wellness Sit-Stand Results to Improve Student Behavior and Learning

Katz, Abigail Ph.D.; Mulder, Bruce M.Ed.; Pronk, Nico Ph.D., FACSM, FAWHP

doi: 10.1249/FIT.0000000000000089
COLUMNS: Worksite Health Promotion

Abigail Katz, Ph.D., is an analytics consultant for Health and Care Engagement at HealthPartners in Minneapolis, MN. She also is a research associate at the HealthPartners Institute for Education and Research, where she performs health services research in the areas of health promotion and disease prevention.

Bruce Mulder, M.Ed., is a special education instructor with Intermediate District 287 in Plymouth, MN. He holds Minnesota licensure in Physical and Health Disabilities and as a Work Experience Coordinator. His current assignment is at the District 287 ATTAIN programs at the 287 North and South Education Centers. ATTAIN provides technology-based work experience to students with disabilities in the 14-to-21 age group as part of their preparation for community employment opportunities after graduating.

Nico Pronk, Ph.D., FACSM, FAWHP, is vice president for Health Management and health science of ficer at Health Partners in Minneapolis, MN, where he also is a senior research investigator at the HealthPartners Institute for Education and Research. Dr. Pronk is an adjunct professor of Social and Behavioral Science at the Harvard University School of Public Health, where he teaches and conducts research in worker health protection and promotion. He is past president of the International Association for Worksite Health Promotion (IAWHP), an ACSM Affiliate Society, coauthor of the IAWHP Online Certificate Course, editor of ACSM’s Worksite Health Handbook, 2nd Edition, and associate editor for ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal®

Disclosure: The authors declare no conflict of interest and do not have any financial disclosures.

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