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18 December 2013

Sedentary behaviour a risk for health problems

Older women are physically inactive for about two-thirds of their waking hours, but that doesn't mean they're just sitting still.

Older women are physically inactive for about two-thirds of their waking hours, according to new research. But that doesn't mean they're just sitting still.

Results of the study are published as a letter in the issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Sedentary periods

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