Sedentary behavior and depression among adults: a review.

  title={Sedentary behavior and depression among adults: a review.},
  author={Megan Teychenne and Kylie Ball and Jo Salmon},
  journal={International journal of behavioral medicine},
  volume={17 4},
BACKGROUND Physically inactive lifestyles and sedentary behaviors (SB) are key contributors to ill health. Although the association between SB (e.g., watching TV/using the computer) and physical health has been well documented, increasing research has focused on the possible link between SB and mental health (e.g., depression). PURPOSE This review aims to investigate the effect of SB on the risk of depression in adults. METHOD A systematic search for original research articles investigating… CONTINUE READING
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