TITLE

Too much TV can steal your health

AUTHOR(S)
Taylor, Joe
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Active Living: Newsletters;Jan2010, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on studies related to the impact of a sedentary lifestyle on human health. It cites a study published in the October 6, 2009 issue of the "International Journal of Obesity," which found that people who were inactive for three or more hours a day were more likely to be obese compared to those who did not exercise but spent their day walking. It also mentions a Canadian study, which showed that being obese puts people at a higher risk for dying.
ACCESSION #
48238168

 

Related Articles

  • Snooze - you loose - but not weight.  // SpeciaLiving Magazine;Dec2012, p1 

    No abstract available.

  • Overweight and obesity in Sweden. A five year follow-up, 2004-2008. Johansson, Gunnar // Scandinavian Journal of Public Health;Dec2010, Vol. 38 Issue 8, p803 

    Objective: The number of overweight and obese persons increased through the 1980s and 1990s in Sweden, for instance for men from 35% in 1980 to 52% in 2007. This study investigated whether this trend continued over the past 5 years, including trends for diet and physical activity. Materials and...

  • Health-Chair Reform. Levine, James A. // Diabetes;Nov2010, Vol. 59 Issue 11, p2715 

    A discussion on the negative health effects of chair-living or chair-dependency is presented. Articles published within the issue cited chair-living as lethal and is linked to cardiovascular disease, excess weight, shorter life-span and depletion of human resources. Authors of such articles...

  • El inmunometabolismo del ejercicio físico y la vida sedentaria. Moreno-Eutimio, Mario Adán; Acosta-Altamirano, Gustavo // Cirugia y Cirujanos;may/jun2014, Vol. 82 Issue 3, p344 

    Sedentary lifestyle leads to the accumulation of visceral fat. This is accompanied by the infiltration of immune cells with pro-inflammatory characteristics in adipose tissue, causing an increased release of cytokines and generating a low-grade inflammatory state. It has been associated with the...

  • Bariatric Times Welcomes Dr . Christopher Still, Obesity Medicine Expert, as Co-Clinical Editor. Rosenthal, Raul J. // Bariatric Times;Jan2015, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p3 

    The article discusses various topics published within the issue including the important aspects to keep in mind when handling a critically ill bariatric patient, the gut microbiome in patients with obesity and the detrimental effects of sedentary lifestyles.

  • Sitting for long periods increases risk of disease and early death - regardless of exercise.  // Canadian Nursing Home;Mar/Apr2015, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p24 

    No abstract available.

  • Helping Your Patients Achieve Exercise Success. WEIMAN, DIANE E. // Bariatric Times;Mar2013, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p23 

    The author discusses how to take a "consistency not quantity" approach to exercise when working with bariatric patients, concluding that the "habit" of exercise (movement) is the most important step to success.

  • Medical chiefs offer guidance on staying fit and active.  // Occupational Health;Aug2011, Vol. 63 Issue 8, p7 

    The article discusses the publication of the "Start active, stay active" physical activity guidelines that outline an approach for adults to fulfill the recommended 150 minutes of weekly activity, focusing on vigorous activity and muscle strengthening including heavy gardening and basketball.

  • Counterpoint: Obesity Needs to be Countered by Education & Personal Responsibility. Deeker, Wayne // Australia Points of View: Obesity;2017, p3 

    The article presents an argument against the idea that cultural, psychological, or genetic causes are responsible for rising obesity rates. It is the author's opinion that obesity is self-inflicted and the result of poor eating habits coupled with a sedentary lifestyle. Social factors which...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics