physical inactivity

physical inactivity

A sedentary state. Cf Physical activity.
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But the Movember Foundation's mission wants to help men live happier, healthier, longer lives by tackling prostate cancer and testicular cancer along with poor mental health and physical inactivity.
This week, the following are welcomed: Active Cheshire tackling physical inactivity, Business Juice energy advisers in Solihull, West Horsley Dairy in Woking, East Kilbride Credit Union, the Meridian Dental Practice and Rival Colour printers (both in Greenwich, South East London), Youth Scotland, Bibliographic Data Services in Dumfries, House of Hearing hearing aid suppliers in Edinburgh and ARM intellectual property in Cambridge.
Deborah Barnes and colleagues from the University of California, San Francisco (US), have identified seven key risk factors for which there is consistent evidence of an association with AD; namely, diabetes, midlife hypertension, midlife obesity, physical inactivity, depression, smoking, and low educational attainment.
Behavioural mechanisms, such as physical inactivity, might also link long working hours and stroke; a hypothesis supported by evidence of an increased risk of incident stroke in individuals who sit for long periods at work.
Public Health England said physical inactivity is the fourth leading risk factor for global mortality accounting for six per cent of deaths globally.
EXCESS sugar and carbohydrates - not physical inactivity - are behind the surge in obesity, health experts have claimed.
Now, leading medics are calling for physical inactivity to be given equal priority to be given equal priority to smoking and alcohol abuse by smoking and alcohol abuse by healthcare professionals.
Rising rates of obesity and physical inactivity threaten Americans quality of life, even as Americans progressed in several key health metrics in 2014, according to the landmark 25th Anniversary Edition of America s Health RankingsA: A Call to Action for Individuals & Their Communities.
KUWAIT, Dec 1 (KUNA) -- The rate of spread of non-communicable diseases in Kuwait is high and physical inactivity is a leading risk factor that causes such diseases, Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health for Private Services Dr.
EMG can provide an alternative for accelerometer when greater accuracy is needed and can provide distinct and valuable information of physical inactivity and activity, especially at low intensity levels of normal daily life.
According to the study, the majority of these chronic conditions stem from a small number of risk factors that are largely preventable, including tobacco use, poor diet, and physical inactivity (both strongly associated with obesity), alcohol consumption, and uncontrolled high blood pressure.
Physical inactivity in women aged 30 years and older has a greater impact on the risk of developing heart disease than any other major risk factor, according to an Australian study.