PT Inquest Episode 137: Is Sitting Really the New Smoking?

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There is a lot of talk amongst medical professionals and the media about sitting being the new smoking. Is that true? How would we compare that? Even if that is not EXACTLY true, what’s the harm if it scares people into moving more?

This article is open access at the time this episode was released so click the link below to download!

Evaluating the Evidence on Sitting, Smoking, and Health: Is Sitting Really the New Smoking?
Vallance JK, Gardiner PA, Lynch BM, D’Silva A, Boyle T, Taylor LM, Johnson ST, Buman MP, Owen N.
Am J Public Health. 2018 Sep 25:e1-e5. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2018.304649. [Epub ahead of print]

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Music for PT Inquest:
“The Science of Selling Yourself Short” by Less Than Jake
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