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Latest Sedentary lifestyle Stories

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,

Moms Spend More Time Watching TV, Less Time On Physical Activity
2013-12-03 04:32:36

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.

2013-10-30 10:58:53

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.

2013-09-23 23:32:23

Mayo Clinic researchers conclude that consistent activity throughout the day triggers one's metabolism to work more effectively.

2013-09-11 23:01:31

TrekDesk Treadmill Desk has been transforming the way employees work for the past five years in the United States, now they are offering a unique health opportunity to Canadians. Phoenix,

2013-08-22 12:53:36

Half of all UK seven year olds are sedentary for six to seven hours every day, and only half clock up the recommended daily minimum of moderate to vigorous physical activity.

2013-08-08 23:24:15

Numerous studies conclude that prolonged sitting is bad for health and increases risk of metabolic disease, diabetes, cardio vascular disease and obesity.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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