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Occupational sitting and health risks: a systematic review

Van Uffelen, Jannique G. Z and Wong, Jason and Chau, Josephine Y and van der Ploeg, Hidde P and Riphagen, Ingrid and Gilson, Nicholas D and Burton, Nicola W and Healy, Genevieve N and Torp, Alicia A and Clark, Bronwyn K and Gardiner, Paul A and Dunstan, David W and Bauman, Adrian E and Owen, Neville and Brown, Wendy J (2010) Occupational sitting and health risks: a systematic review. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 39 (4). pp. 379-388. ISSN 0749-3797 (print), 1873-2607 (online)

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Abstract

Emerging evidence suggests that sedentary behavior (i.e., time spent sitting) may be negatively associated with health. The aim of this study was to systematically review the evidence on associations between occupational sitting and health risks.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes mellitus, mortality, death, BMI, office employees, health risks, BMI, body mass, obesity, overweight, waist circumference, WCRF, AICH
Subjects: FOR Classification > 1106 Human Movement and Sports Science
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living (ISEAL)
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2013 03:11
Last Modified: 10 Feb 2015 04:17
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/21403
DOI: 10.1016/j.amepre.2010.05.024
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