Sedentary behavior

Sedentary lifestyle levels are on the rise; global estimates show that one in four adults and 81% of adolescents do not engage in enough physical activity (PA). The changes in transportation patterns, increased use of technology, cultural values and urbanization have influenced this behavior [1]. Furthermore, sedentary behavior represents the lower level of the spectrum of PA; the construct is defined as those activities that represent a low energy expenditure.
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