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2012-10-09 20:51:36

The findings indicate that it is the intensity, rather than the duration, of exercise that counts in combating the impact of metabolic syndrome - a combination of factors, including midriff bulge, high blood pressure, insulin resistance, higher than normal levels of blood glucose and abnormal blood fat levels - say the authors.

2012-10-03 23:02:16

Two million deaths every year are attributed to physical inactivity.

2012-08-16 00:44:21

Children who spend more than three-quarters of their time engaging in sedentary behaviour, such as watching TV and sitting at computers, have up to nine times poorer motor coordination than their more active peers.

2012-07-30 10:44:41

UK medical school teaching on physical activity is "sparse or non-existent," finds research published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine today.

2012-07-25 09:41:35

Childhood obesity has nearly tripled in the past three decades, and by 2009, 17 percent of those 2-19 years of age were classified as obese.

2012-07-19 23:02:57

For those who have jobs involving a lot of sitting, simple movements such as standing up and moving around during breaks may not only help with weight loss, it just might help them live longer,

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2012-07-10 12:05:02

Sitting down for more than three hours a day can reduce a person’s life expectancy by two years, even if they are otherwise physically active and refrain from dangerous sedentary habits.

2012-06-21 13:38:11

Kids are more active if their TV time is restricted or they are involved in school sports clubs, among other associations.


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