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Prolonged Sitting Doubles Risk Of Disability For Senior Citizens
2014-02-20 12:48:15

A new study is the first to show how prolonged sitting adds to the risk factor for disability. The findings show that sedentary behavior is almost as strong a risk factor for disability as lack of moderate exercise.

Police Work Is Also A Sedentary Profession
2014-02-19 11:39:56

A team from the University of Iowa has found that even police officers should be concerned of a sedentary lifestyle from sitting most of the day.

2014-02-04 23:27:58

Atlanta health and wellness start up is making big advances with its office fitness game. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Just in time for New

2014-01-23 23:01:16

A new study published in the journal Circulation shows that sitting for long durations boosts the risk of heart failure in men.

Small Elliptical Device Could Promote Exercise While Sitting
2014-01-22 13:16:16

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.

Sedentary Lifestyle As Bad As Smoking, Increases Heart Failure Risk In Men
2014-01-22 04:43:50

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.

Sedentary Women Die Earlier
2014-01-15 15:19:19

A new study adds to the growing body of evidence indicating that a sedentary lifestyle can lead to significant health problems.

Older Women Inactive Most Of Day
2013-12-18 12:58:23

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.

2013-12-18 10:45:59

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.

2013-12-12 23:30:34

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,


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