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A growing body of evidence points to the negative health effects of prolonged sitting, as seen in What If... See below for the sources that informed the video.

Top 10 Killers in US

  1. Deaths: Final Data for 2009 @ CDC.gov

Diabetes Linked to Sedentary Lifestyle

  1. A Sedentary Lifestyle and Diabetes @ About.com
  2. Potential for the prevention of type 2 diabetes @ OxfordJournal.com
  3. Symptoms of Pre-diabetes @ Type2DiabetesGuide.com

Sedentary Jobs Increased 83% Since 1950

  1. The Price of Inactivity @ Heart.org

In 65-Year Lifetime, 9 Years Spent Watching TV

  1. Television & Health @ CSUN.edu

63% of Children No Longer Physically Active

  1. 11 Facts About Fitness @ DoSomething.org

“... what scientists have named sitting disease”

  1. Move a Little, Lose a Lot @ RandomHouse.com

Excessive Sitting: Risk About the Same as Smoking

  1. The Guide to Beating a Heart Attack @ WSJ.com
 
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