Patterns of Sedentary Behavior in US Middle-Age and Older Adults: The REGARDS Study.

@article{Diaz2016PatternsOS,
  title={Patterns of Sedentary Behavior in US Middle-Age and Older Adults: The REGARDS Study.},
  author={Keith M. Diaz and Virginia J. Howard and Brent E. Hutto and Natalie Colabianchi and John E. Vena and Steven Noel Blair and Steven P. Hooker},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={2016},
  volume={48 3},
  pages={430-8}
}
PURPOSE The purposes of this study were to examine patterns of objectively measured sedentary behavior in a national cohort of US middle-age and older adults and to determine factors that influence prolonged sedentary behavior. METHODS We studied 8096 participants from the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) Study, a population-based study of black and white adults 45 yr or older. Seven-day accelerometry was conducted. Prolonged sedentary behavior was defined as… CONTINUE READING