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University of Minnesota: “London Transport Workers Study.”
BC Medical Journal: “Exercise and the heart: A review of the early studies, in memory of Dr R.S. Paffenbarger.”
Harvard Health Publishing: “Too much sitting linked to heart disease, diabetes, premature death.”
National Institutes of Health: "Prediabetes & Insulin Resistance.”
American Journal of Epidemiology: “Associations of Accelerometer-Measured and Self-Reported Sedentary Time With Leukocyte Telomere Length in Older Women.”
PloS One: “Long Leukocyte Telomere Length at Diagnosis Is a Risk Factor for Dementia Progression in Idiopathic Parkinsonism,” “Minimal Intensity Physical Activity (Standing and Walking) of Longer Duration Improves Insulin Action and Plasma Lipids More than Shorter Periods of Moderate to Vigorous Exercise (Cycling) in Sedentary Subjects When Energy Expenditure Is Comparable.”
Mayo Clinic Proceedings: “Physical Exercise as a Preventive or Disease-Modifying Treatment of Dementia and Brain Aging.”
Alzheimer’s Association: “Risk Factors.”
NIH News In Health: “Don’t Just Sit There!”
Mayo Clinic: “Deep vein thrombosis (DVT): Overview,” “What are the risks of sitting too much?”
Journal of Epidemiology: “Television viewing time is associated with overweight/obesity among older adults, independent of meeting physical activity and health guidelines.”
Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism: “Appetite regulation in response to sitting and energy imbalance.”
Exercise and Sports Sciences Reviews: “Too Much Sitting: The Population-Health Science of Sedentary Behavior.”
BMC Public Health: “The association between sedentary behaviour and risk of anxiety: a systematic review.”
UCLA Health: “Ergonomics for Prolonged Sitting.”
Johns Hopkins Medicine: “Varicose Veins.”
Journal of Physical Activity & Health: “Sedentary time in U.S. older adults associated with disability in activities of daily living independent of physical activity.”
Diabetologia: "Sick of sitting."
Journal of the National Cancer Institute: “Sedentary behavior increases the risk of certain cancers.”
Cancer Causes & Control: “Associations of change in television viewing time with biomarkers of postmenopausal breast cancer risk: the Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle Study.”
Reviewed by Neha Pathak, MD on October 23, 2017
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