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March 24, 2015

Human ecology faculty to present 'Desk Job Fitness'

Submitted by Emily Mailey

Faculty from the departments of kinesiology and human nutrition will be presenting "Desk Job Fitness" from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, at Mercy Regional Health Center. The presentation is intended for anyone who works in a sedentary environment.

Topics addressed during the presentation will include:

  • The dangers of sitting at your desk too long
  • Easy ways to move more at work
  • Ergonomics for your health
  • Healthy eating habits for an office worker
  • Balanced lifestyle outside of the office

K-State faculty Ric Rosenkranz, human nutrition; Sara Rosenkranz, human nutrition; and Emily Mailey, kinesiology, will be presenting along with Barbie Anderson, Mercy wellness supervisor, and Mary Sue Gray, Mercy occupational therapist. The event is free and open to the public.

Mercy's Professional Development Center is located on the third floor of the hospital, 1823 College Ave. For more information call 785-587-5413.

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