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Sedentary Behaviour News

New biological ageing clock based on movement data from a wearable device

Lifespan.io (LEAF) - 14-Sep-2021

Tracks biological age from physical activity without requiring a blood test

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3 minutes of exercise every hour extends life by 30%

BBC - 19-May-2021

Physical activity cocktails can benefit people who spend long sitting hours

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Health benefits from light physical activity and moderate to vigorous activity

Science Daily - 19-May-2021

Good news: Multiple ways to achieve the same health benefits from exercise

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A quick 11-minute workout can help you live longer

Metro - 07-Jan-2021

Moderate exercise for 11-35 minutes counteracts long hours of sitting & improves the lifespan

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Exercise recommendations by WHO to avoid early death

YAHOO! - 25-Nov-2020

Exercise is the key to fight early death in people who sit for prolonged hours

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Spend some more time on your feet to live longer

Science Daily - 13-Oct-2020

Light physical activity, including just standing, lowers risk for mortality

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Limiting screen time could prevent cancer and cardiovascular diseases

BBC - 23-Jul-2020

Minimize exposure to TV and phones and maximize your health

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Sit less and move more to lower risk of cancer death

MD Anderson Cancer Center - 18-Jun-2020

Light, moderate, or vigorous physical activities will make a big difference

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Kneel or squat in your office instead of sitting on the chair all day

Guardian - 10-Mar-2020

Likely to provide protection against cardiovascular disease and premature death

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Being active reduces the risk of prostate cancer at old age

Independent - 05-Dec-2019

Doesn't have to be vigorous exercises, just moving about is enough

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Long term physical exercise: protective against cardiovascular disease

Fight Aging! - 07-Oct-2019

Better to start exercising regularly at a pre-elderly age

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Exercising a little can boost longevity for older adults

Guardian - 21-Aug-2019

Norwegian review of 36,000 cases links more activity overall with lower risk of death

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Exercise protects against cognitive decline in Alzheimer's

Massachusetts General Hospital - 17-Jul-2019

If other vascular risk factors are targeted simultaneously, the outcome is better

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Exercising during lunch break for fighting obesity

Independent - 06-Jun-2019

Encouraging physical activity in the workplace will lead to having more productive employees

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Exercise reduces health impact of sitting - but only in those sitting for less than 8 hours per day

American College of Cardiology - 22-Apr-2019

With a desk job it's easy to sit 8 hours a day - so crucial to exercise as well as move regularly

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70,000 UK deaths a year caused by too much sitting

Guardian - 26-Mar-2019

Tip - drink lots of tea - you have to get up to make it and then again to use the loo!

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30 minute walk at start of day lowers blood pressure

NHS - 21-Feb-2019

As effective as some blood pressure medicines (but don't stop without talking to your doctor!)

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30 minutes less sitting reduces risk of an early death by 17%

Guardian - 14-Jan-2019

Try standing up while watching TV or browsing on your phone

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'Sitting is the new smoking' for a reason

Stanford Center on Longevity - 01-Jan-2018

Prolonged sitting increases the risk of chronic age related diseases

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Move every half hour to limit effects of sedentary lifestyle

Guardian - 11-Sep-2017

Exercise is not enough to ward off the risks of sitting still for long periods of time, regular movement is needed, research shows.

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Middle-aged workers 'spend more time sitting than pensioners'

BBC - 26-Jun-2017

45 to 54-year-old Scots spend on average 7.8 hours per weekday sitting down.

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What Sitting Down All Day Does To Your Body

Huffington Post - 02-Jun-2017

On average we spend almost nine hours a day sat down, but our bodies are designed to move.

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Sedentary lifestyle in older women ‘ages body cells’

BBC - 19-Jan-2017

Research on 1,500 women aged 64 to 95.

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Sedentary behaviour and its long-term effects

BBC - 27-Jul-2016

An hour of brisk exercising each day can prevent the risks of early death

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Time Spent Sitting and Mortality Rates

Fight Aging! - 28-Mar-2016

Sitting responsible for 3.8% of deaths.

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