Laura Rigby
St. John's University
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#1Laura Rigby (St. John's University)
#2Mona Frey (MUN: Memorial University of Newfoundland)H-Index: 2
Last. Diana De Carvalho (MUN: Memorial University of Newfoundland)H-Index: 7
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Prolonged sitting has been associated with negative health effects; however, short-term time-varying exposure and response data is lacking. Twenty-two young and healthy participants were seated for 2 hours with the instruction to avoid the confounding effects of large leg movements while calf circumference, perceived discomfort, and lower limb muscle activity were collected. Calf circumference increased significantly (0.90 ± 0.32 cm) during sitting with no statistical differences between sexes. ...
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