The potential yield of non-exercise physical activity energy expenditure in public health.

@article{Smith2015ThePY,
  title={The potential yield of non-exercise physical activity energy expenditure in public health.},
  author={Lee Smith and Ulf Ekelund and Mark Hamer},
  journal={Sports medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={45 4},
  pages={449-52}
}
Previous work has shown prospective associations between total daily physical activity energy expenditure and various health outcomes including metabolic risk. Limited evidence is available on the health benefits of standing and light-intensity activity. Therefore, these behaviours are not supported in contemporary physical activity guidelines. Moreover, people may be more willing to replace sedentary activities with standing or light activities that can be incorporated into their daily lives… CONTINUE READING

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