sedentary living

sedentary living

Etymology: L, sedentarius + AS, lif
a pattern of daily living that requires a minimum amount of physical effort.
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The list of physical problems at least partly attributable to sedentary living is long.
Changing lifestyle of people across the globe and adoption of sedentary living habits are primary reasons responsible for the increase in the number of chronic diseases that require drugs and therapies for treatment.
Smoking, stress, excessive alcohol, sedentary living and a high-fat diet can cause our brain cells to deteriorate faster.
He said it is alarming that children are already overweight at a young age, a fact that was used to be only observed among retired people for sedentary living or inactivity.
Obesity rates are predicted to increase over the forecast period because of the higher penetration of fast food, busy lifestyles and a preference for sedentary living among most Venezuelans.
Sedentary Living Lab, Faculty of Physical Education & Recreation, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
The other, known as Bani-Hizzan, was sedentary living within the wadis of al-Yamama in eastern Najd, just south of their purported cousins, the Bani-Hanifa of the Bakr ibn-Wa'el, who inhabited modern-day Riyadh.
Domestication of poaceous cereal crops such as maize (corn), wheat, rice, barley, and millet lies at the foundation of sedentary living and civilization around the world, and the Poaceae still constitute the most economically important plant family in modern times, providing forage, building materials (bamboo, thatch) and fuel (ethanol), as well as food.
The major lifestyle factors associated with the development of chronic diseases are smoking, an unhealthy diet and sedentary living.
The doctor added, "The spinal condition was caused by a combination of factors including poor lifestyle -- improper posture and sedentary living, and genetics.
He said the problem had "been 40 years in the making" and blamed fast food and sedentary living.