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Patterns of sedentary behaviour in office workers

Kirk, AF and Knowles, AM and Laverty, K and Muggeridge, D and Kelly, L and Hughes, A (2016) Patterns of sedentary behaviour in office workers. Diabetic Medicine, 33 (Suppl.). ISSN 0742-3071

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Abstract

Prolonged sedentary behaviour is associated with obesity, abnormal glucose metabolism and increased risk for Type 2 diabetes. Understanding habitual patterns in sedentary behaviour is important to inform feasible and acceptable guidelines and interventions.