The descriptive epidemiology of sitting. A 20-country comparison using the International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ).


BACKGROUND Recent epidemiologic evidence points to the health risks of prolonged sitting, that are independent of physical activity, but few papers have reported the descriptive epidemiology of sitting in population studies with adults. PURPOSE This paper reports the prevalence of "high sitting time" and its correlates in an international study in 20… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.amepre.2011.05.003


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