Some Media and Medical Sources on the “Sitting Disease”

There are many sources on the Sitting Disease. You will find here a number of them which were not chosen in any particular order or importance of content or authority:

American Heart Association – The Price of Inactivity

American Diabetes Association    – Role of Low Energy Expenditure and Sitting in Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome, Type 2 Diabetes, and Cardiovascular Disease

American Cancer Society – ACS Guidelines for Nutrition and Physical Activity

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – CDC – Reducing Occupational Sitting Time and Improving Worker Health

WebMD – Do You Have Sitting Disease?

Wall Street Journal – UK Study Finds Significant Health Benefits Associated with Standing

Science Daily – Take a stand, be active to reduce chronic disease, make aging easier, research finds

Cornell University – Study: Prolonged sitting jeopardizes older women’s health

Mayo Clinic – Coronary Artery Disease

DoctorTipster –Being Sedentary Can Change Your Brain Structure

WomenHealthMagazine – The Risks of a Sedentary Lifestyle: Stand Up for Your Health

Journal of American Medical Association (jema) –Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity and Sedentary Time and Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in Children and Adolescents

Just Stand.Org –The Facts – What we know about sitting and standing

 BBC News Magazine – Calorie burner: How much better is standing up than sitting?

US News and World Report –Sedentary Jobs Helping to Drive Obesity Epidemic

Washington Post – Standing desks sit well with more employees

Medical News Today –Sitting For Long Periods Increases Risk Of Kidney Disease

World Health Organization – WHO/FAO release independent Expert Report on diet and chronic disease

Smithsonian Institution -Five Health Benefits of Standing Desks

TED Ed Lessons worth Sharing – Why Sitting is bad for you