The Healthy Dose

Expert insights from UArizona Health Sciences

Joy Kiviat, PhD, MSN, FNP-BC

Joy Kiviat, PhD, MSN, FNP-BC, is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Arizona College of Nursing. She teaches courses in the MEPN and RN-MSN programs, and works as a nurse practitioner in a primary care clinic serving low-income clients in Phoenix. Dr. Kiviat also teaches Zumba! to cancer survivors and advocates for the power of exercise in health and wellness. She stands while she works.

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Man doubled over next his chair
Tags: active lifestyle, dangers of sitting, standing desk, walking meetings, employee wellness
How many hours do you spend sitting in a chair each day? The average American sits 13 hours a day, and the majority say they hate sitting so much—with good reason.  We now know, from decades of research, that excessive... (read more)