Prolonged sedentary time and physical activity in workplace and non-work contexts: a cross-sectional study of office, customer service and call centre employees

Alicia Thorpe, Genevive N Healy, Elizabeth Winkler, Bronwyn Clark, Paul Gardiner, Neville Owen, David W Dunstan

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Abstract

The workplace is a key setting for prolonged sedentary time, especially for some occupational groups, and the potential health risk burden attached requires investigation. Future workplace regulations and health promotion initiatives for sedentary occupations to reduce prolonged sitting time should be considered.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1 - 9
Number of pages9
JournalInternational Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
Volume9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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