Sitting For An Extra Hour A Day If You’re Over 60 ‘doubles The Risk Of Being Disabled’ Even If You Take Moderate Exercise

At-Home Exercise Helps After Hip Break: study

The study focused on a sample of 2,286 adults aged 60 and older from the US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. It compared people in similar health with the same amount of moderate vigorous activity. Moderate activity is walking briskly, as if you are late to an appointment. The participants wore accelerometers from 2002 to 2005 to measure their sedentary time and moderate vigorous physical activity, says a report in the Journal of Physical Activity & Health.
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Average Obese Woman Gets 1 Hour of Exercise a Year

20, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A new study suggests that obese women get just one hour of vigorous exercise a year, while obese men don’t do much better at fewer than four hours. The findings startled the researchers, whose main focus was finding better ways to measure how much exercise people get. “They’re living their lives from one chair to another,” said Edward Archer, a research fellow with the Nutrition Obesity Research Center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. “We didn’t realize we were that sedentary.
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In women aged 65, sitting down for an hour extra every day was found to double the disability risk

“The message from this study is that if somebody has had a hip fracture, that when the usual therapy ends, there is most likely still further where they can improve,” she said. Dr. Stephen Kates, an orthopedic and rehabilitation specialist at the University of Rochester Medical Center, told http://www.sbwire.com/press-releases/p90x3-reviews/sbwire-455028.htm Reuters Health it’s important to recognize that not all hip fracture patients are alike. Kates, who was not involved in the new study, said future research should focus on which people recovering from a broken hip at home are the best candidates for this type of exercise.
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