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Sitting still a risk factor for disability (Quad-City Times)

This editorial recalls a Northwestern University study that took place between 2002 and 2005. The study fitted 2,000 seniors with accelerometers and tracked the differences between those who were active and those who were sedentary. The data strongly showed that every hour sitting increases the risk of becoming disabled.

Full article: http://qctimes.com/news/opinion/editorial/columnists/dr-zorba-paster/sitting-still-a-risk-factor-for-disability/article_16469266-22d5-5634-9397-bf4f54eb6314.html