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How sedentary behavior affects your health

How sedentary behavior affects your health

A growing body of research suggests that prolonged sitting throughout the day may be harmful to your health. In this video, Neville Owen, PhD, explains the research linking sitting and negative health outcomes.

Following the talk, Owen took questions from the audience and discussed the effects of prolonged sitting on children and offered recommendations for changing the work environment to reduce sedentary behavior. A video of the discussion is also available on YouTube.

Previously: Understanding the impact of sedentary behavior on children’s health, Study shows frequent breaks from sitting may improve heart health, weight loss and Series looks at the physiology of sedentary behavior
Via Obesity Panacea

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