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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 deleteriousExpand
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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 sedentaryExpand
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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. RESEARCHExpand
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Physiological and health implications of a sedentary lifestyle.
Sedentary behaviour is associated with deleterious health outcomes, which differ from those that can be attributed to a lack of moderate to vigorous physical activity. This has led to the field ofExpand
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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 ofExpand
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Letter to the editor: standardized use of the terms "sedentary" and "sedentary behaviours".
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 highExpand
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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. WeExpand
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Sit-stand workstations: a pilot intervention to reduce office sitting time.
BACKGROUND Sitting time is a prevalent health risk among office-based workers. PURPOSE To examine, using a pilot study, the efficacy of an intervention to reduce office workers' sitting time. Expand
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Measurement of adults' sedentary time in population-based studies.
Sedentary time (too much sitting) increasingly is being recognized as a distinct health risk behavior. This paper reviews the reliability and validity of self-reported and device-based sedentary timeExpand
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Television time and continuous metabolic risk in physically active adults.
PURPOSE Among Australian adults who met the public health guideline for the minimum health-enhancing levels of physical activity, we examined the dose-response associations of television-viewing timeExpand
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