Clinical Research Articles Related to Sedentary Lifestyles
Educational Resources Link Inactivity to Serious Health Consequences
The negative effects of prolonged sitting and a sedentary lifestyle are no secret. For well over two decades, health professionals and medical journals have been researching and publishing studies and articles detailing these negative effects, in efforts to spread awareness to working professionals living sedentary lifestyles. Browse through the research and article library below to help you understand the need for regular activity to reduce in-activity associated health risks and costs.
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Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis (NEAT): Environment and Biology NEAT – also known as non-exercise activity thermogenesis – is the amount of energy your body uses for any type of physical activity. Excluding energy which comes from eating, all of your body’s expendable energy (like sleeping or sports exercise) is used to calculate one’s NEAT. The American Physiological Society will teach you everything there is to know about the human energy balance NEAT. This scholar...read more.
A Lack of Physical Activity Leads to Serious Health Risks Exerclock has found a scholarly article which covers a variety of topics related to low cardiorespiratory fitness, little to no exercise, and an abundance of sedentary time. The article comes from The American Journal of Health Promotion, which has found evidence supporting a terrifying fact: the most crucial lifestyle-related risk factors spawn from more than just poor nutrition and smoking, but also a lack of physical activity. This ar...read more.
Reduce Your Metabolic Risks Exerclock is providing crucial information which supports the fact that physical activity can reduce your chances for metabolic risks. This study proposes a strong correlation between sedentary time and conditions like abnormal glucose metabolism, metabolic syndrome, and obesity. Evidence is provided which shows how total sedentary time is accumulated and affects the body. The results of this study were pulled from a group of people who wore an accelerometer for a se...read more.
ExerClock Finds Evidence Proving Connection With help from this study, ExerClock will show you the correlation between daily total sitting and all-cause mortality risk. The research allows you to observe the dose response correlation with and without changes from varying types of physical activity. This report uses statistics and figures from 6 different studies. The main demographic of participants were women who are middle aged or older from high income countries. These studies help define th...read more.