Lifestyle factors, and work, affect sitting time in women

Drawing on findings from the Australian Longitudinal Study for Women’s Health, it also found that life events such as studying or losing a job resulted in increased sitting time, indicating that women in these groups may be targets for preventive strategies to avoid the associated adverse health effects of sedentary behaviour.

Researchers from the University of Queensland surveyed 5215 young women (born between 1973 and 1978) and 6973 middle-aged women (born between 1946 and 1951) on various life events and time spent