Latest Sedentary lifestyle Stories

2011-11-07 13:06:07

Research commissioned by the NIHR Health Technology Assessment programme and carried out by research teams from the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry (PCMD) and the Universities of Exeter (Sport and Health Sciences) and Brunel (Health Economics Research Group), has called into question the effectiveness of exercise referral schemes as they are delivered at present.

2011-10-12 10:00:00

Researchers Find that People with Seated Jobs Have Twice the Rate of Cardiovascular Disease as People with Standing Jobs Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 12,

2011-08-16 12:50:00

Experts say that an hour spent watching television shortens a viewer's life by 22 minutes.

2011-08-02 12:57:34

According to new research, doing a little bit of exercise is better than doing none at all.

2011-07-13 07:40:00

Experts explore the science of sedentary behavior in themed issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

2011-06-29 09:43:59

If you’re looking for a place to go this summer that is really active, don’t go to Lexington, Kentucky.

2011-05-17 13:16:02

Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are more likely to increase physical activity on a day-to-day basis when exercises classes are combined with a confidence-building program.

2011-04-20 11:04:56

Children who spend too much time watching television have increased chances of heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes later in life.

2011-03-17 20:14:28

New research suggests that promoting active play in children's leisure time could increase the physical activity of today's children, but that such strategies might need to be tailored according to gender.

2011-02-22 15:07:46

What does it take to keep children active when they get home from school?

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