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HP/CHIBE Work-in-Progress Research Seminar

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Ryan Greysen, MD, MHS, MA, FHM Topic: “If Sitting is the New Smoking, is it OK to Sit in the Hospital? Health implications for physical activity levels before, during, and after hospitalization.” Abstract: Many public health problems¬†have been linked to sedentary lifestyles and benefits of increased physical activity on long-term outcomes are well known. Hospitalization and post-acute recovery are important events in the health trajectory of many adults during which even short-term low levels of activity may be particularly noxious yet objective data on physical activity levels are lacking to guide patients and providers. Preliminary analysis and implications for uses…

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