AJHS sit-stand article Spring 2021

Stand up…it may make you feel better

Before I start, please stand up. Ok, now you can begin reading. In a recent issue of the American Journal of Health Studies, Dr. Myia Graves Mrs. Carrie Edwards, Dr. Eddie Hebert, Dr. Dan Hollander, and myself (the whole team teaches at Southeastern Louisiana University together) had an article published about the effects of standing desks in the college classroom.…

Viewing the World Through a Child’s Eyes at the 2020 Southland Conference Cross-Country Championships

Have you ever had the chance to stop and watch the world through a child’s eyes? Especially your own child’s eyes. It is something magical. I had that chance recently when Southeastern Louisiana University (SLU) had the chance to host the 2020 Southland Conference Cross-Country Championships (actually held February 2021 due to a delay thanks to COVID-19). Coach Corey Mistretta,…

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When did we stop playing?

Playing is something I am trying to do more. My kids ask me to play all the time and I try to oblige as much as possible. I think playing is part of who we are. If I think about some of my most memorable times growing up, most involved playing in some way. But when did we stop playing?…