Sedentary behavior: the new physical activity frontier?

Gardiner, Paul
March 2012
Functional U;Mar/Apr2012, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p11
The article examines the emergence of sedentary behavior as the new physical activity frontier. According to the author, evidence has shown the importance of focusing on sedentary behaviors, which is the high amount of time that people spend sitting during their non-exercising waking hours. The author notes that a higher number of interruptions in sedentary behavior benefited many markers of cardiometabolic risk.


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