Sara Rosenkranz, Kansas State University (image) Kansas State University Caption Sara Rosenkranz, Kansas State University assistant professor of human nutrition, works at a sit/stand desk. Rosenkranz was involved in a collaborative study that found even standing throughout the day -- instead of sitting for hours at a time -- can improve health and quality of life while reducing the risk for chronic diseases. Credit Kansas State University Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.