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Dangers of … sitting? Regardless of exercise, too much sedentary time is linked to major disability after 60 (Science Daily)

For those 60 years old or older, every additional hour a day spent sitting is linked to doubling the risk of being disabled — regardless of how much exercise a given person gets, reports a new study by Northwestern University. The study is the first to show sedentary behavior as its own risk factor for disability, separate from lack of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/02/140219124728.htm