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Move while you study using Hovr devices

December 13, 2018

A user puts their feet on the Hovr leg swing.

Tired of sitting still while you study? You’re not alone. More and more people who primarily work at a desk or computer are opting to stand or move while they work, instead of sitting all day. Here at The Claremont Colleges Library, our standing desks and treadmill desks on the 2nd floor bridge have been hugely popular. Now we’re introducing another way to move while you study: the Hovr.

What are Hovrs? Hovrs are leg swing devices that let you move your legs while seated.

Watch a Hovr in action here:

How do I use the Hovr?

Place the Hovr under your desk, then put your feet up on the pads or the central bar. You can swing your legs back and forth or side to side, or even use its movement to simulate walking. To learn more about how to use the Hovr, visit the device’s website.

Why might I want to use the Hovr?

Studies have shown that movement while studying can improve cognitive productivity and focus. Using a Hovr is a great way to get moving without a great deal of distraction.

Where do I find Hovrs in the library?

Most of the Hovrs can be found on the second floor: in the Collaborative Commons, the 2nd floor bridge, the popular reading area and the Course Readings area. Hovrs are first-come, first-served, and don’t need to be checked out.

Hovr Dos and Don’ts

  • DO feel free to take your Hovr to your favorite seat on the 2nd floor.
  • DON’T take Hovrs out of the library.
  • DON’T stand up on a Hovr – use only while seated.

I have questions about the Hovr!

Come to the Main Services Desk or contact Ashley Riordan.