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Are we facing a new paradigm of inactivity physiology?
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    Homo Sedens

    Dear Editor,

    My colleagues and I read with great interest your Editorial proposing a new paradigm of inactivity physiology. This would be useful. In order to properly discuss all aspects of any problem it clearly is necessary to be able to name each precisely.

    There is a clear distinction between not exercising and prolonged sitting, though I would suggest that "seated immobility" as advocated by Bea...

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    What is Sedentary Behaviour?

    I read with great interest your paper regarding inactivity physiology. This is a line of research that I have recently come across, and am still unsure exactly what constitutes sedentary behaviour. I am aware that many studies incorrectly refer to 'sedentary behaviour' or 'inactivity' as an absence of sufficient moderate or vigorous activity- categorised by default as opposed to a direct classification of time spent in se...

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