Fidgeting is associated with lower mortality risk

Pavey, Toby G. & Pulsford, Richard (2016) Fidgeting is associated with lower mortality risk. Evidence Based Medicine, 21(3), p. 109.

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Abstract

Context

  • Evidence from prospective cohort studies has suggested that high volumes of reported daily sitting time is associated with mortality.1 ,2 However, not all have observed the same association.3 Fidgeting (small movements associated with nervousness or impatience), could provide additional energy expenditure when sitting, although the relationship with sitting and health outcomes had yet to be examined. Hagger-Johnson et al examined data from nearly 13 000 women to determine whether fidgeting modified the association between sitting time and mortality.

Methods

  • This study featured prospective data from 12 778 participants (aged 37–78 years) in the Women's Cohort Study (UK). Average daily sitting time was reported for weekdays and weekend days, and combined …

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ID Code: 95435
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
DOI: 10.1136/ebmed-2016-110410
ISSN: 1473-6810
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Exercise & Nutrition Sciences
Deposited On: 09 May 2016 23:06
Last Modified: 21 Jun 2016 01:06

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