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requiring sitting or little activity

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Sedentariness is an important risk factor for atherosclerosis and consequently CVD, in the same way as regular physical exercise is highly relevant to prevent and control CVD, influencing almost all risk factors, such as obesity, dyslipidemias, diabetes mellitus and SAH.
11) Fostering Health: due to the distance of different community centers and neighborhoods from sport centers, which means people are not involved in sporting activities in their free time, there should be the possibility of their using their free time in a way that would impede sedentariness.
In a substantial number of published studies [17-27] the total OSI, its aspects and many of the elements were found to be significantly associated with risk behaviors such as smoking, obesity and sedentariness and with clinical outcomes, including arterial hypertension, ischemic heart disease, as well as dyslipidemia, type 2 diabetes, inter alia.
Based on the Olympic results of Australia between 1976 and 1996, Hogan and Norton (2000) identified no correlation between national sporting achievements and sedentariness rates of the Australian population.
According to the UCD Institute of Food and Health, 3 are the most notable health promotion and disease prevention programs that target the main causes of morbidity and premature mortality: Malnutrition, Sedentariness, and Cognitive decline, conditions that affect the quality of life of elderly people and drive to disease progression.
Liisa Malkki (1992) has noted a tendency in migration studies to naturalize sedentariness and exceptionalize movement, despite empirical observations that suggest the opposite.
A range of research has highlighted sedentary pastimes including television and video gaming as significant influences on physical activity (PA), sedentariness and weight status in children, adolescents and adults (1), (2).
However, although the need of substituting sedentariness by regular PA in overweight students is well-grounded (Hills et al.
It is possible that chronic pain conditions may directly cause sedentariness, which can lead to obesity and other chronic conditions.
A recent study analyzing sedentariness, screen time, physical activity, and nutrition found that all may be significant contributors to decreasing body composition in children and youth and should be incorporated into any intervention.
Built environments, the changing foodscape, sedentariness both at the workplace and at home, reduced sleep, lack of time, increased stress levels, and perhaps even environmental toxins and certain gut bacteria can all contribute to weight gain.
Mobility versus sedentariness in task arrangements for people with multiple disabilities: An assessment of preferences.
Thus, coaches should be aware of the kind of feedback they provide to practitioners, because they can influence them to continue to be physically active, thus preventing the increase in the percentage of sedentariness.
of Duisberg-Essen, Germany) present a study commissioned by the European Union Commission Directorate General, "Study on young people's lifestyles and sedentariness and the role of sport in the context of education and as a means of restoring the balance.