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Moki Co-Founder Dylan Thompson talks to the Guardian about the impact of sedentary behaviour

Is sitting the new smoking? The Guardian

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.

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