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Too much sitting: the population health science of sedentary behavior.
Even when adults meet physical activity guidelines, sitting for prolonged periods can compromise metabolic health. Television (TV) time and objective measurement studies show deleterious… Expand
Breaks in Sedentary Time
OBJECTIVE—Total sedentary (absence of whole-body movement) time is associated with obesity, abnormal glucose metabolism, and the metabolic syndrome. In addition to the effects of total sedentary… Expand
Objectively Measured Sedentary Time, Physical Activity, and Metabolic Risk
OBJECTIVE—We examined the associations of objectively measured sedentary time and physical activity with continuous indexes of metabolic risk in Australian adults without known diabetes. RESEARCH… Expand
Sedentary time and cardio-metabolic biomarkers in US adults: NHANES 2003-06.
AIMS Prolonged sedentary time is ubiquitous in developed economies and is associated with an adverse cardio-metabolic risk profile and premature mortality. This study examined the associations of… Expand
Physical Activity/Exercise and Diabetes: A Position Statement of the American Diabetes Association
The adoption and maintenance of physical activity are critical foci for blood glucose management and overall health in individuals with diabetes and prediabetes. Recommendations and precautions vary… Expand
Letter to the editor: standardized use of the terms "sedentary" and "sedentary behaviours".
- J. Barnes, Timothy K Behrens, +48 authors S. Woodruff
- Applied physiology, nutrition, and metabolism…
- 1 June 2012
There has recently been an increase in research related to the health impact of sedentary behaviour (e.g., sitting) (Tremblay et al. 2010). Numerous studies suggest that those who engage in high… Expand
High-intensity resistance training improves glycemic control in older patients with type 2 diabetes.
OBJECTIVE To examine the effect of high-intensity progressive resistance training combined with moderate weight loss on glycemic control and body composition in older patients with type 2 diabetes.… Expand
Breaking Up Prolonged Sitting Reduces Postprandial Glucose and Insulin Responses
OBJECTIVE Observational studies show breaking up prolonged sitting has beneficial associations with cardiometabolic risk markers, but intervention studies are required to investigate causality. We… Expand
The rising prevalence of diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance: the Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle Study.
OBJECTIVE To determine the population-based prevalence of diabetes and other categories of glucose intolerance (impaired glucose tolerance [IGT] and impaired fasting glucose [IFG]) in Australia and… Expand
Sedentary behaviors and subsequent health outcomes in adults a systematic review of longitudinal studies, 1996-2011.
- A. Thorp, N. Owen, M. Neuhaus, D. Dunstan
- American journal of preventive medicine
- 1 August 2011
CONTEXT To systematically review and provide an informative synthesis of findings from longitudinal studies published since 1996 reporting on relationships between self-reported sedentary behavior… Expand