Get an Active Classroom! Change Your Students Position and Watch Their Success Rate Soar!
Our Patented Standing Desk Conversion Kit and the FootFidget® Footrest products provide the missing options needed for an Active Classroom, and a diverse student population, at a reasonable cost. Our adjustable standing desk allows students to stretch their legs and avoid restlessness by engaging their body, and thus, their mind. Stand up desks for students has been proven to improve their attention and focus in the classroom. Our under desk foot rest can also aid students who need to stay active in order to stay engaged. This ergonomic footrest is designed to easily attach to students’ desks and utilizes elastic bands that provide resistance to the pressure applied by the student. Giving students freedom when it comes to their ideal learning position can help improve their level of learning, and decrease the disability experienced with ADHD. A varied choice of seating positions for students can help set them up for success in the classroom!
Choose the FootFidget® to Match Your Students Needs
Standing Desk Conversion Kit with Attachable FootFidget® Footrest (use standing)
SAVE MONEY AND GO GREEN BY RECYCLING YOUR DESK TOP INTO A STANDING DESK, THAT COMES WITH THE ATTACHABLE FOOTFIDGET® FOOTREST!
The Standing Desk Conversion Kit combines the benefits of standing and fidgeting, allowing students to move and channel their energy while improving attention and focus. The Attachable FootFidget® is a dynamic Footrest that is the only ergonomically correct FootFidget on the market today! It is designed in black, is quiet with use, and is therefore non-distracting in the classroom.
Functioning just as its name suggests, the Standing Desk Conversion Kit with the Attachable FootFidget® Footrest is the first patented, eco-friendly product that allows schools to recycle the tops of their desks, turning them into standing desks, at a reasonable cost.
The continuity of desk top appearance is maintained reducing possible stigma. The cost savings encourage purchasing several standing desk kits per classroom, providing all students the ability to take in-class movement breaks, reducing lost face-to-face learning time out of the classroom.
Vitally important to the design of the Attachable FootFidget® footrest is the correct ergonomic positioning of the device between the 4 legs of the desk-positioning the FootFidget® – in the center of the leg space of the desk. This position allows the student to press their leg straight down at a near 90-degree angle providing the ideal proprioceptive input while standing.
Simply take off your desk’s short leg extensions, put on the custom long leg extensions provided, and attach the Attachable FootFidget®. The Kit includes 4 custom leg extensions that will fit most standard classroom desks with tubular legs that measure either 1” or 7/8” diameter, and one Attachable FootFidget®. Desks will realize heights between 29 ½ to 41 ½ inches depending on desk style.
Attachable FootFidget® Footrest (use sitting)
Standing Desk Conversion Kit with Attachable FootFidget® Footrest (use standing)
The Attachable FootFidget® is the only Footrest on the market that is ergonomically correct in placement. It is a dynamic footrest that that attaches to the 4 legs of a classroom desk with minimal adjustments. The design is black and is quiet with use, so is non-distracting in the classroom.
Vitally important to the design of the FootFidget® footrest is the correct ergonomic positioning of the device between the 4 legs of the desk-positioning the FootFidget® in the center of the leg space of the desk.
This position allows the student to press their leg straight down at a near 90-degree angle providing the ideal proprioceptive input while sitting. The result provides a calming effect while also increases focus, attention, concentration, and memory.
The FootFidget® provides just the right amount of resistance to allow students to expel excess ‘fidgety’ energy without becoming fatigued throughout the day.
The Portable FootFidget® Footrest (use sitting or standing, 1 set of bands)
The Portable Footfidget® is a dynamic Footrest that comes with its own sturdy light weight metal stand, with 3 adjustable heights and ONE black medium resistance band. The Portable FootFidget® can be used sitting or standing, at school or at home. The Portable Footfidget® can be used at school by older students who sit at group tables, in lab rooms, or students who transfer between classrooms*. Students who use a FootFidget® at school may also benefit from a Footfidget® at home to facilitate doing homework.
A Portable Footfidget® will move throughout the school environment with ease, providing comfortable, ergonomically correct positioning at just the correct height and resistance. More researchers are establishing a direct link between the physical activity of fidgeting and cognitive improvements in the areas of focus, learning, creativity, and productivity.
A research study on the Footfidget® determined that users burned an average of 30% more calories while sitting at their desks using the Footfidget®! The benefits will further increase while standing. The Footfidget® is a “non-exercise activity” which can be used throughout the day to provide increased activity sitting or standing without fatigue.
*NEAT™ stands for the science of Non Exercise Activity Thermogenesis developed by Mayo Clinic. The Footfidget® is NEAT™ certified by Mayo Clinic.
*Students who use the Portable Footfidget® at school should be older students, who do not struggle with behavioral concerns, as the Portable FootFidget is not attached to the desk.
FootFidget® Products to Benefit Adults
Office FootFidget® (2 set of Bands) Adult or Older Student
The Office FootFidget® is a dynamic Footrest that comes with its own sturdy light weight metal stand with 3 adjustable heights, and 2 sets of resistance bands which provide a greater variety of resistance: Black bands alone, Yellow bands alone, or combined Black and Yellow. This provides for the greater variety in height and weight of adults that will be using this device in both Sitting and Standing.
More researchers are establishing a direct link between the physical activity of fidgeting and cognitive improvements in the areas of focus, learning, creativity, and productivity. A Research Study on the FootFidget® determined that Office workers burned an average of 30% more calories while sitting at their desks using the FootFidget®! The benefits will further increase while standing. In other studies, fidgeters burned an additional 350 calories a day!
The FootFidget® is NEAT™ certified by Mayo Clinic. This research demonstrated that the FootFidget® utilized sitting at a desk qualified as a “non-exercise activity” which can be used throughout the day to provide increased beneficial activity (sitting or standing) without fatigue. NEAT™ stands for the science of Non Exercise Activity Thermogenesis developed by Mayo Clinic. The FootFidget® is NEAT™ certified by Mayo Clinic.
Pro FootFidget® Total Body Exerciser (3 sets of Bands) P.T. OR O.T – Clinic or Home Use
The Pro FootFidget® was designed for Physical and Occupational therapists to use in the clinic or home programs. The Total Body Exerciser comes with its own sturdy light weight metal stand with 3 adjustable heights, and 3 sets of varied resistance bands.
The 3 sets of bands can be used singularly or in any combination to provide the exact amount of resistance needed for use as a Total Body Exerciser in any position. This device is very light, portable, and height adjustable. Included is a page of exercise examples – lower and upper extremity, core exercises, and balancing activities to get you started.
Traveler FootFidget® Footrest
The FootFidget® Traveler Footrest is the only dynamic footrest on the market specifically designed by physical therapists for use on planes and other transit. The FootFidget® Traveler facilitates gentle exercise to the legs to offset the health concerns with prolonged sitting in tight spaces.
Pressing down with your foot provides core activation to decrease low back strain and to increase circulation in legs and ankles. The band and cushioned foot rest provide just the right movement and resistance for increased comfort without fatigue. The FootFidget® Traveler’s small footprint makes it highly portable and it fits comfortably for use on a plane.
College students can benefit as they have limited foot/leg space in lecture halls and the smaller size would provide increased portability. Professionals traveling who use the Portable FootFidget® in their office would appreciate a smaller version to take with them on business trips and conferences.
It requires no tools to assemble/disassemble and it comes with its own travel tote bag!
The Science Behind Our Products
Research shows students who standup, move, and fidget in the classroom have more focus and success at school and the student’s performance will improve.