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  • Editorial

    Reducing sedentary behaviour in the workplace
    Cindy M Gray
    ...Cindy M Gray , senior lecturer in health behaviour change Institute of Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8RS, UK Cindy.Gray@glasgow.ac.uk Standing is good but moving is better Sedentary behaviour has emerged as an important public health issue in recent years. Prolonged ...
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  • Research

    Dose-response associations between accelerometry measured physical activity and sedentary time and all cause mortality: systematic review and harmonised meta-analysis
    Ulf Ekelund, Jakob Tarp, Jostein Steene-Johannessen, Bjørge H Hansen, Barbara Jefferis, Morten W Fagerland, Peter Whincup, Keith M Diaz, Steven P Hooker, Ariel Chernofsky, Martin G Larson, Nicole Spartano, Ramachandran S Vasan, Ing-Mari Dohrn, Maria Hagströmer, Charlotte Edwardson, Thomas Yates, Eric Shiroma, Sigmund A Anderssen, I-Min Lee
    ...-response associations between accelerometer assessed total physical activity, different intensities of physical activity, and sedentary time and all cause mortality.Design Systematic review and harmonised meta-analysis.Data sources PubMed, PsycINFO, Embase, Web of Science, Sport Discus from inception to 31 July 2018 ...
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  • News

    Sedentary lifestyle is putting middle aged health at risk, PHE warns
    Gareth Iacobucci
    ...10.1136/bmj.j3995 0959-8138 bmj;bmj.j3995 1756-1833 Sedentary lifestyle is putting middle aged health at risk, PHE warns Geriatric medicine General practice / family medicine UK Cardiovascular medicine ...
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  • Letter

    Getting sedentary people moving through active travel
    Anthony A Laverty, Thiago Hérick de Sá, Carlos A Monteiro, Christopher Millett
    ...of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of So Paulo, So Paulo, Brazil a.laverty@imperial.ac.uk We welcome the recent focus on whether current international physical activity targets are appropriate given that the largest health benefits come from increasing activity in the most sedentary.1 2 ...
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  • Research News

    Sedentary people are advised to do at least one hour of moderate activity a day
    Ingrid Torjesen
    ...that had looked at physical activity, sedentary time, and mortality. They analysed the raw study data according to a harmonised protocol that categorised the reported sitting and television viewing time into four standardised groups and the physical activity into quartiles, and they combined the data ...
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  • Letter

    Sedentary health strategy logic
    Richard Weiler
    ...suggest that physical inactivity causes about 35% of coronary heart disease, 32% of colon cancer, and 35% of type 2 diabetes. 2 In another study, population attributable risks for coronary heart disease were smoking 43%, saturated fatty acid intake 13%, obesity (body mass index >30) 14%, and sedentary ...
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  • Research News

    Stand during working day to prevent health risks of sedentary jobs, says guidance
    Susan Mayor
    ...a sedentary lifestyle and an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and some cancers. To help reduce this risk Public Health England and a UK community interest company, Active Working, asked an international group of experts in the field to review the available evidence and develop guidelines ...
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  • Letter

    Minimise sedentary behaviour at all ages for healthy ageing
    Sebastien F M Chastin, Dawn A Skelton
    ...justice to the first UK-wide recommendations for physical activity.1 2 They neglect to mention the most novel aspect of these recommendationsthat long periods of being sedentary should be reduced at all ages. Sedentary behaviour is not a lack of physical activity but an umbrella term for behaviours where ...
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  • Research

    Promotion of physical activity and fitness in sedentary patients with Parkinson’s disease: randomised controlled trial
    Marlies van Nimwegen, Arlène D Speelman, Sebastiaan Overeem, Bart P van de Warrenburg, Katrijn Smulders, Manon L Dontje, George F Borm, Frank J G Backx, Bastiaan R Bloem, Marten Munneke
    ...in a nationwide network (ParkinsonNet).Participants 586 sedentary patients with idiopathic Parkinsons disease aged between 40 and 75 years with mild to moderate disease severity (Hoehn and Yahr stage 3).Intervention Patients were randomly assigned to the ParkFit programme or a matched general physiotherapy ...
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  • News

    Sedentary lifestyle could be masking serious health problems in children
    Adrian O’Dowd
    ...Adrian ODowd 1London Children who seem healthy and of normal weight could have serious health problems because of the United Kingdoms increasingly sedentary lifestyle, new research says. A study published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood also warns that fitness levels of children in the UK ...
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