Publications internationales de référence 

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Minimum amount of physical activity for reduced mortality and extended life expectancy: a prospective cohort study - The Lancet - 01/10/2011 | Dr Chi Pang Wen et al.

Abstract: The health benefits of leisure-time physical activity are well known, but whether less exercise than the recommended 150 min a week can have life expectancy benefits is unclear. We assessed the health benefits of a range of volumes of physical activity in a Taiwanese population.

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Association of Sedentary Behaviour with Metabolic Syndrome: A Meta-Analysis

PLOS - 13/04/2012 | Charlotte L. Edwardson et al.

Abstract: In recent years there has been a growing interest in the relationship between sedentary behaviour (sitting) and health outcomes. Only recently have there been studies assessing the association between time spent in sedentary behaviour and the metabolic syndrome. The aim of this study is to quantify the association between sedentary behaviour and the metabolic syndrome in adults using meta-analysis.

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Prevention and management of non-communicable disease: the IOC consensus statement, Lausanne 2013

British Journal of Sports Medicine - 27/08/2013 | Gordon O Matheson et al.

Abstract:Morbidity and mortality from preventable, non- communicable chronic disease (NCD) threatens the health of our populations and our economies. The accumulation of vast amounts of scientific knowledge has done little to change this. New and innovative thinking is essential to foster new creative approaches that leverage and integrate evidence through the support of big data, technology and design thinking.

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How many steps/day are enough for adults ?

International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity - 28/07/2011 | Catrine Tudor-Locke et al.

Abstract: Physical activity guidelines from around the world are typically expressed in terms of frequency, duration, and intensity parameters. Objective monitoring using pedometers and accelerometers offers a new opportunity to measure and communicate physical activity in terms of steps/day. Various step-based versions or translations of physical activity guidelines are emerging, reflecting public interest in such guidance.

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