Regular breaks, physical activity can combat ‘serious risks’ of prolonged sitting

Data from a prospective study of Taiwanese adults suggest reducing prolonged sitting in the workplace by increasing the volume or intensity of physical activity may mitigate elevated risks for all-cause and heart-related death.
“Few studies have specifically examined prolonged occupational sitting,” Chi-Pang Wen, MD, DrPH, of the Institute of Population Health Science and the National Health Research Institute in Zhunan, Taiwan, and colleagues wrote in JAMA Network Open. “However, several studies have found increased mortality among prolonged sitters from all causes, as well

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