Sedentary behaviour and health: mapping environmental and social contexts to underpin chronic disease prevention

@article{Owen2014SedentaryBA,
  title={Sedentary behaviour and health: mapping environmental and social contexts to underpin chronic disease prevention},
  author={Neville Owen and Jo Salmon and Mohammad Javad Koohsari and Gavin Turrell and Billie Giles-Corti},
  journal={British Journal of Sports Medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={48},
  pages={174 - 177}
}
The time that children and adults spend sedentary–put simply, doing too much sitting as distinct from doing too little physical activity—has recently been proposed as a population-wide, ubiquitous influence on health outcomes. It has been argued that sedentary time is likely to be additional to the risks associated with insufficient moderate-to-vigorous physical activity. New evidence identifies relationships of too much sitting with overweight and obesity, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular… 

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