Moki Co-Founder Prof. Dylan Thompson was recently contacted by The Guardian to share his thoughts on the negative impact of sedentary behaviour.
Is sitting the new smoking?
I don’t believe that sitting is the new smoking, if that’s what you’re asking. It might be a nice way to try to convey that sitting is associated with health risks, but it’s not comparable. The damage caused by smoking can’t be offset. But a moderate level of physical activity can offset high levels of sitting. Even just a little bit can do powerful things...
Here's a link to the full article where Dylan shares his thoughts and highlights some relevant research including a recently published study that used Moki as part of an investigation into the attitudes of Teachers towards physical activity in schools.Read the full story