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sedentary

 [sed´en-tar″e]
of inactive habits; pertaining to a sitting posture.

sedentary

/sed·en·tary/ (sed´en-tar″e)
1. sitting habitually; of inactive habits.
2. pertaining to a sitting posture.

sedentary

(sĕd′n-tĕr′ē)
adj.
1. Characterized by or requiring much sitting: a sedentary job.
2. Accustomed to sitting or to taking little exercise.
3. Attached or rooted; sessile: sedentary marine organisms.

sed′en·tar′i·ly (-târ′ə-lē) adv.
sed′en·tar′i·ness n.

sedentary

[sed′ənter′ē]
Etymology: L, sedentarius, sitting
pertaining to a condition of inaction, such as work or recreation that can be performed in the sitting posture.

sedentary

(of animals) attached to the substrate and not moving along it.

sedentary

of inactive habits; pertaining to a fat, castrated or confined animal.

Patient discussion about sedentary

Q. Which of the diseases are possible outcome of inactivity? what may be the good effect of activity and adverse effect of inactivity on the person’s health. Which of the diseases are possible outcome of inactivity?

A. being lazy affect every aspect and every system in our body. from the central nervous system to kidney and urinary system. obesity is caused most of the times due to laziness, and that leads to heart, musculo-skeletal problems and even cancer.

Q. Can prolonged inactivity increase lithium levels? Have noted increased tremors, blurred vision, poor coordination and muscle weakness.

A. BeansMom - what you describe does sounds like an overdose of lithium! this is an emergency and you should go to a hospital! drink more fluids and go o the hospital!
i'm not sure what you mean about inactivity, you mean physical activity? i know that if you change the amount of salt in your diet that can cause change of lithium amount in your blood.

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Several other studies [17, 18, 46] from the same cohort examined the relationship between work stressors assessed via the OSI and lifestyle-related risk factors for cancer and heart disease (smoking, obesity, sedentariness, and alcohol consumption).
Physical education (PE) lessons are a particularly favourable framework for the development of programmes and attitudes aimed at increasing PA and reducing sedentariness (Cothran et al.
Likewise, from the university setting, sports associationism, belonging to clubs or university teams, and the organization of sport competitions should be promoted as essential aspects to enhance the practice of physical activity in the university, and so decrease the rates of sedentariness.
One way to contribute to the recommended physical activity levels is to decrease the total duration of sedentariness by incorporating more incidental and leisure-time activity into the daily routine (Saris, et al.
Other factors also considered are: thrombogenesis, inflammation, uric acid, stress, cigarette, sedentariness, age, ethnic origin, acantosis nigricans, polycystic ovary syndrome, microalbuminuria, primary hypothyroidism, use of protease inhibitors for patients with HIV, endogenous or exogenous excess of glucocorticoids.
Contrary to popular opinion, the extensive use of offered speed possibilities allows us to preserve sedentariness, which is therefore not a sign of growing 'hyper-mobility'.
The effect of workplace disamenities such as repetitive activities, stress, the need for physical exertion, risk of fatal and nonfatal injury, inflexible work schedule, and sedentariness on wages are common in the literature on compensating wage differentials, but not as a comparison across sectors.
That forest favors the sedentariness of birds has been documented (14).
They have created a new form of sedentariness, built upon bilocalization and residential alternation between country of origin and country of settlement, which in turn has led to strategies making people home owners in each country.
Then he uses the archaeological record to analyze sedentariness, community size, and village settlement in the James River chiefdoms.
In fact, they present several characteristics of a "bioindicator" organism: sedentariness, capacity to bioaccumulate contaminants without being affected by them, accessibility, and longevity.
Thus, fatigue leads to sedentariness, and sedentariness then increases fatigue, and so on.