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Effects of sedentary behavior in Metabolic Syndrome and its components in adults: A Systematic Review

( Vol-6,Issue-7,July 2019 ) OPEN ACCESS
Author(s):

Antônio Carlos Leal Cortez , Bruno Viana Rosa, Marcos Antonio Pereira dos Santos, Estélio Henrique Martin Dantas

Keywords:

Adult, Sedentary Behavior, Metabolic Syndrome.

Abstract:

Introduction: the current society has been involved in activities that require less energy expenditure, this type of activity that requires energy expenditure <1.5 METs, excluding sleep, is called sedentary behavior and is independently associated with physical activity to deleterious health factors , as metabolic syndrome. Objective: to investigate, through a systematic review, the effects of sedentary behavior on the metabolic syndrome and its components in adults. Methodology: This is a systematic review, using the Trip Database databases through the following descriptors: adults; sedentary behavior or screen time or sedentary life style; cardiometabolic risk or cardiovascular risk or metabolic risk score, published between 2013 and 2018. Results: Some cross-sectional studies show a greater chance of developing metabolic syndrome when sedentary time is increased. However, most sedentary time intervention studies with mild physical activity or posture change do not have a significant effect on cardiometabolic markers. Conclusion: According to the results of the selected studies, there is an association between high sedentary time and the development of metabolic syndrome and its components in adults.

ijaers doi crossref DOI:

10.22161/ijaers.6711

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