Sedentary women: Sit less, live more!

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Even lay persons know that a sedentary lifestyle is unhealthy. Still, the majority of people do not comply with current recommendations for physical activity. Data on the ill effects of sedentarism keep on increasing, clearly showing a significant adverse impact and increased risk for cardiovascular disease, cancer, fracture and various overweight-related metabolic conditions. The simple fact that prolonged sitting is associated with a shorter life span must be repeatedly discussed with our patients.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)770-772
Number of pages3
Issue number6
StatePublished - 2 Nov 2015


  • Breast Cancer
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Osteoporosis
  • Sedentary Lifestyle


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