Time is…

“Time is what we want most, but … what we use worst.” William Penn (1644 to 1718) William Penn was the son of Sir William Penn, and was an English nobleman, writer, early Quaker, and founder of the English North American colony the Province of Pennsylvania. Advertisements Advertisements

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The Dangers of Poor Posture & Military-style Exercises to Combat Them

Research suggests that the average person spends around 12 hours a day sitting. This ‘sitting disease’ maligns health and is a leading global risk factor to mortality. In fact, millions die prematurely because of physical inactivity. While you sit comfortably on your couch watching your favourite Netflix series every night, or lounging in your executive… Read More

Is the Duration of Sedentary Episodes Is Associated With Risk for Death?

Research Paper Title Duration of Sedentary Episodes Is Associated With Risk for Death. Outline Spending more of our waking hours sedentary (for example, sitting and watching television) is associated with poorer markers of health and higher risk for death than spending more time engaged in physical activity (such as walking or playing sports). However, studies… Read More

Examining Patterns of Sedentary Behaviour & Mortality in US Middle-Aged & Older Adults

Research Paper Title Patterns of Sedentary Behavior and Mortality in U.S. Middle-Aged and Older Adults: A National Cohort Study. Background Excessive sedentary time is ubiquitous in Western societies. Previous studies have relied on self-reporting to evaluate the total volume of sedentary time as a prognostic risk factor for mortality and have not examined whether the… Read More

Linking Nutritional Status, Weight Perception, & Weight Control Practices among Office Employees

Research Paper Title Nutritional status, weight perception and weight control practices among office employees in Sokoto, Nigeria. Background Overweight and obesity have become the fifth leading risk for global deaths. Office employees have been identified as a high risk group due to the sedentary nature of their work, and accurate weight perception is believed to… Read More

Obesity Management: Linking Sedentary Threshold & Energy Expenditure

Research Paper Title Posture Allocation Revisited: Breaking the Sedentary Threshold of Energy Expenditure for Obesity Management. Abstract There is increasing recognition that low-intensity physical activities of daily life play an important role in achieving energy balance and that their societal erosion through substitution with sedentary (mostly sitting) behaviors, whether occupational or for leisure, impact importantly… Read More

A Possible Link between Sedentary Lifestyle & Colorectal Tumorigenesis

Research Paper Title Sedentary lifestyle related exosomal release of Hotair from gluteal-femoral fat promotes intestinal cell proliferation. Abstract Pioneering epidemiological work has established strong association of sedentary lifestyle and obesity with the risk of colorectal cancer, while the detailed underlying mechanism remains unknown. Here the researchers show that Hotair (HOX transcript antisense RNA) is a… Read More