Energy Cost of Standing in a Multi-Ethnic Cohort: Are Energy-Savers a Minority or the Majority?

@inproceedings{Monnard2017EnergyCO,
  title={Energy Cost of Standing in a Multi-Ethnic Cohort: Are Energy-Savers a Minority or the Majority?},
  author={Cathriona Rosemary Monnard and Jennifer Lynn Miles-Chan},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND The disease risks associated with sedentary behavior are now firmly established, and consequently there is much interest in methods of increasing low-intensity physical activity. In this context, it is a widely held belief that altering posture allocation can modify energy expenditure (EE) to impact upon body weight regulation and health. However, we recently showed the existence of two distinct phenotypes pertaining to the energy cost of standing-with the majority of a Caucasian… CONTINUE READING
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