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Just Sitting? Social Cognition and the New Sedentary Psychology
Since 2000, considerable research attention has been directed toward understanding sedentary behaviour. Today, it is widely accepted that (1) sedentary behaviour is an independent predictor of morbidity and mortality, (2) ...
Normative influence and physical activity
Previous theory-driven research studies in the activity area examining descriptive norms (e.g., Priebe & Spink, 2011, 2012) have demonstrated that these perceptions about others’ behaviour can influence individual behaviour. ...
A 4-SEASON LONGITUDINAL STUDY EXAMINING THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN SEASONALITY, THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND SEDENTARY TIME IN 9-14 YEAR OLD CHILDREN LIVING IN A MID-WESTERN CANADIAN CITY
Background: Canadian youth spend on average 8.6 waking hours of their day in a sedentary state, and consistently exceed recommended leisure hour screen-based sedentary limits of two hours per day. Sedentary behaviour (SB) ...