Sitting time is associated with weight, but not with weight gain in mid-aged Australian women.

@article{Uffelen2010SittingTI,
  title={Sitting time is associated with weight, but not with weight gain in mid-aged Australian women.},
  author={Jannique G. Z. van Uffelen and Melanie J Watson and Annette J Dobson and Wendy J Brown},
  journal={Obesity},
  year={2010},
  volume={18 9},
  pages={1788-94}
}
The aim of this study was to examine the associations between sitting time, weight, and weight gain in Australian women born in 1946-1951. Data were from 8,233 women who completed surveys for the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health (ALSWH) in 2001, 2004, and 2007. Associations between sitting time and weight, and between sitting time and weight change in each 3-year period were examined using repeated measures modeling. The associations between weight and change in sitting time were… CONTINUE READING