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Title: Too much sitting: the population health science of sedentary behavior.
Authors: Owen N,  Healy GN,  Matthews CE,  Dunstan DW
Journal: Exerc Sport Sci Rev
Date: 2010 Jul
Branches: NEB
PubMed ID: 20577058
PMC ID: PMC3404815
Abstract: Even when adults meet physical activity guidelines, sitting for prolonged periods can compromise metabolic health. Television (TV) time and objective measurement studies show deleterious associations, and breaking up sedentary time is beneficial. Sitting time, TV time, and time sitting in automobiles increase premature mortality risk. Further evidence from prospective studies, intervention trials, and population-based behavioral studies is required.