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The influence of sitting, standing, and stepping bouts on cardiometabolic health markers in older adults

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dc.contributor.author Verswijveren, Simone J.J.M.
dc.contributor.author Powell, Cormac
dc.contributor.author Chappel, Stephanie E.
dc.contributor.author Ridgers, Nicola D.
dc.contributor.author Carson, Brian P.
dc.contributor.author Dowd, Kieran P.
dc.contributor.author Perry, Ivan J.
dc.contributor.author Kearney, Patricia M.
dc.contributor.author Harrington, Janas M.
dc.contributor.author Donnelly, Alan Edward
dc.date.accessioned 2021-07-28T13:51:17Z
dc.date.available 2021-07-28T13:51:17Z
dc.date.issued 2021
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/10417
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Aside from total time spent in physical activity behaviors, how time is accumulated is important for health. This study examined associations between sitting, standing, and stepping bouts, with cardiometabolic health markers in older adults. Participants from the Mitchelstown Cohort Rescreen Study (N = 221) provided cross-sectional data on activity behaviors (assessed via an activPAL3 Micro) and cardiometabolic health. Bouts of ≥10-, ≥30-, and ≥60-min sitting, standing, and stepping were calculated. Linear regression models were fitted to examine the associations between bouts and cardiometabolic health markers. Sitting (≥10, ≥30, and ≥60 min) and standing (≥10 and ≥30 min) bouts were detrimentally associated with body composition measures, lipid markers, and fasting glucose. The effect for time spent in ≥60-min sitting and ≥30-min standing bouts was larger than shorter bouts. Fragmenting sitting with bouts of stepping may be targeted to benefit cardiometabolic health. Further insights for the role of standing need to be elicited. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Human Kinetics en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Journal of Aging and Physical Activity (JAPA);
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/japa.2020-0443
dc.rights Accepted author manuscript version reprinted, by permission, from Journal of Aging and Physical Activity (JAPA), 2021, http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/japa.2020-0443. © Human Kinetics, Inc. en_US
dc.subject sedentary behaviour en_US
dc.subject physical activity en_US
dc.subject bouts en_US
dc.subject older adults en_US
dc.subject cardiometabolic health en_US
dc.title The influence of sitting, standing, and stepping bouts on cardiometabolic health markers in older adults en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.1123/japa.2020-0443
dc.contributor.sponsor HRB en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor National Heart Foundation of Australia en_US
dc.relation.projectid HRB 2007/2013 en_US
dc.relation.projectid ID101895 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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