Patterns of Sedentary Behavior and Mortality in U.S. Middle-Aged and Older Adults: A National Cohort Study
Annals of internal medicine | 12 Sep 2017
KM Diaz, VJ Howard, B Hutto, N Colabianchi, JE Vena, MM Safford, SN Blair and SP Hooker
Excessive sedentary time is ubiquitous in Western societies. Previous studies have relied on self-reporting to evaluate the total volume of sedentary time as a prognostic risk factor for mortality and have not examined whether the manner in which sedentary time is accrued (in short or long bouts) carries prognostic relevance.
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