Rationale and study design for a randomised controlled trial to reduce sedentary time in adults at risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus: project stand (Sedentary Time ANd diabetes)

@inproceedings{Wilmot2011RationaleAS,
  title={Rationale and study design for a randomised controlled trial to reduce sedentary time in adults at risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus: project stand (Sedentary Time ANd diabetes)},
  author={Emma Gwyn Wilmot and Melanie J Davies and Charlotte Edwardson and Trish Gorely and Kamlesh Khunti and Myra A. Nimmo and Thomas Yates and Stuart J H Biddle},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND The rising prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) is a major public health problem. There is an urgent need for effective lifestyle interventions to prevent the development of T2DM. Sedentary behaviour (sitting time) has recently been identified as a risk factor for diabetes, often independent of the time spent in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity. Project STAND (Sedentary Time ANd Diabetes) is a study which aims to reduce sedentary behaviour in younger adults at high… CONTINUE READING

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