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Sedentary Behavior and Cardiovascular Morbidity and Mortality

  • U.S. adults spend an average of 6 to 8 hours per day sitting.
  • Epidemiologic evidence is accumulating that indicates greater time spent in sedentary behaviors is associated with all-cause and cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in adults.
  • While the evidence base that will be the foundation for guidelines on sedentary behavior continues to grow, it is appropriate to recommend that adults “sit less, move more.”
Read the full article in Circulation