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  • Study links prolonged sedentary time to distractibility in adults with obesity or overweight

    Portrait of Dominika Pindus

    Kinesiology and community health professor Dominika Pindus and her colleagues found that adults with obesity or overweight who spent more time in prolonged sedentary bouts were more easily distracted.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer


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  • Editor’s notes:

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    The paper “The relationships between prolonged sedentary time, physical activity, cognitive control, and P3 in adults with overweight and obesity” is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau.

    DOI: 10.1038/s41366-020-00734-w