Close

Sun Subscriber Website Login






Please wait....
 
News Story
Updated: 07/23/2014 08:00:01AM

New senior disability factor: Sit time

Share this story:


FILE PHOTO
A new university study shows that too much sitting can lead to illness and chronic diseases. Cathy Lewis of Avon Park tries out a rocking chair that was
being sold in Donaldson Park.

By LAURA ALBRECHT

Text Size:


Sitting is the new “smoking gun” of harmful habits, according to a bevy of university research.

The latest evidence reveals sitting and lack of exercise is key to disability. The more hours you sit leads to a loss of functional ability and a host of other chronic diseases.

You are currently not logged in
By logging in you can see the full story.

Subscribe to 
							the E-Edition
Get the Sun Delivered


ADVERTISEMENT