Mayo Clinic Vertical Workstation Allows Staff to Exercise While They Work

Published: May 21, 2007

From the US - home of the super-size burger drive-through and the cup-holder designed to allow the consumption of gallons of coke in the car - comes an invention intended to undo all that damage: the walk and work desk. James Levine and Jennifer Miller, at the Mayo clinic in Rochester, have designed what they call a vertical workstation. It's somewhat taller than the norm and comes not with an ordinary chair, but a treadmill.

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