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Eleanor, not to mention the smell of sweaty people.

On Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 1:36 PM, Truex, Eleanor <
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> Wow, so this is becoming a thing. I see pros and cons: we all need to be
> more active ( I would love a treadmill in my office, but it barely has room
> for my desk), but where is the space for quiet contemplation, for actual
> study?
>
> Eleanor Truex BSN, MLIS
> Medical Librarian, Lakeshore Region
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Medical Libraries Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On
> Behalf Of Traditi, Lisa
> Sent: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 12:42 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: exercise bikes in the library
>
> We just installed exercise/study bikes - https://hslnews.wordpress.com/
> 2016/10/18/8176/ .  They have small desktops attached for studiers to put
> their book or laptop.  We worked with University Risk Management to make
> sure we have appropriate "use at your own risk" notices for these and for
> the four walking treadmill study stations we also have in the library -
> https://hslnews.wordpress.com/2014/11/12/walking-off-the-
> stress-46000-calories-burned-on-the-walk-stations/ .  They are hugely
> popular with students and other library patrons.  Neither are designed to
> go very fast.  The walk stations go a maximum of 3 mph, for instance.
>
> Best,
> Lisa
>
> Lisa K. Traditi, MLS, AHIP
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Medical Libraries Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On
> Behalf Of Deborah Lawless
> Sent: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 8:21 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: exercise bikes in the library
>
> I used to have an old scale in my library - the kind where you stepped on
> it and moved the weights.  (I inherited it from the rehab center next door
> that was updated).  I joked that this was my security system - you got
> weighed when you came in and if you weighed more when you left we'd check
> for books.
>
> Deb Lawless
> LRC Manager
> Fortis College
> Orange Park, FL
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Medical Libraries Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On
> Behalf Of Julie Stielstra
> Sent: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 10:17 AM
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> Subject: Re: exercise bikes in the library
>
> Wow.  Talk about mission creep.  Will library staff have first aid / CPR
> training?  Who is going to maintain and clean / sanitize the equipment?
> Will there be an AED available?    I can't imagine a health club allowing
> people to use equipment without trained staff present.  Why is the library
> being turned into a fitness center?   This just seems way beyond the pale
> of library / knowledge / information services...
>
>
> On Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 8:54 AM, Rosebrock, Anne W. <
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> > Does anyone have recumbent exercise bikes in their library for patrons
> > to use?  We are looking at getting a couple for our library and were
> > wondering about liability.  Our health sciences library is open 24/7 by
> badge access
> > for our employees.   We would like to just post a "use at your own risk"
> > sign.  I have a request in with our legal department, but wondered
> > what other libraries might be doing.
> >
> > Also, does anyone circulate physioballs or under-the-desk foot peddlers?
> > If so, would you be willing to send me a copy of your liability waiver
> > if you use one?
> >
> > Thank you!
> >
> > Anne Rosebrock, MLS
> > Reference Librarian
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> > Orlando Health
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