Latest Sedentary lifestyle Stories
A new study published in the journal Circulation shows that sitting for long durations boosts the risk of heart failure in men.
People may be able to keep the weight off by using a compact elliptical device while sitting at a desk or watching TV, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.
Spending long hours sitting on the job has already been established as a potential health hazard, but now medical experts are saying that it could be as harmful to a person’s overall welfare as smoking cigarettes.
A new study adds to the growing body of evidence indicating that a sedentary lifestyle can lead to significant health problems.
Researchers found older women are inactive for about two-thirds of their waking hours, but had short bursts of activity an average of nine times per hour.
Among 7,000 older women who wore an accelerometer to measure their movement, about two-thirds of their waking time was spent in sedentary behavior, most of which occurred in periods of less than 30 minutes.
Looking for innovative approach to workplace wellness? A year-long NIOSH study evaluating sit-stand workstations brings wellness to the proverbial seat of our sedentary lives; namely, our workstations,
US mothers spend more time watching television and participating in other sedentary activities than they do cooking, cleaning and exercising combined, according to new research appearing in the December edition of the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings.
Men who spend the most time engaged in sedentary behaviors are at greatest risk for recurrence of colorectal adenomas, benign tumors that are known precursors of colorectal cancers.
Mayo Clinic researchers conclude that consistent activity throughout the day triggers one's metabolism to work more effectively.