Sedentary behaviors and subsequent health outcomes in adults a systematic review of longitudinal studies, 1996-2011

Alicia Thorpe, Neville Owen, Maike Neuhaus, David Wayne Dunstan

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To systematically review and provide an informative synthesis of findings from longitudinal studies published since 1996 reporting on relationships between self-reported sedentary behavior and device-based measures of sedentary time with health-related outcomes in adults. Evidence acquisition: Studies published between 1996 and January 2011 were identified by examining existing literature reviews and by systematic searches in Web of Science, MEDLINE, PubMed, and PsycINFO. English-written articles were selected according to study design, targeted behavior, and health outcome
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)207 - 215
Number of pages9
JournalAmerican Journal of Preventive Medicine
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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