Associations of Accelerometer-Measured and Self-Reported Sedentary Time With Leukocyte Telomere Length in Older Women

18 Jan 2017Aladdin H. Shadyab Caroline A. Macera Richard A. Shaffer Sonia Jain Linda C. Gallo Michael J. LaMonte Alexander P. Reiner Charles Kooperberg Cara L. Carty Chongzhi Di Todd M. Manini Lifang Hou Andrea Z. LaCroix

Findings suggest that, on the basis of accelerometer measurements, higher sedentary time may be associated with shorter LTL among less physically active women.

Cross-section study
2 effects
1481 subjects

Reported Outcomes

CausesOutcomeCertainty

Sedentary Lifestyle Selfcare risk & protective factor

Aging Musculoskeletal outcome
Minor increase risk of Aging
Musculoskeletal system

Moderate evidence
10.1%

Moderate Exercise Selfcare risk & protective factor

Aging Musculoskeletal outcome
Minor decreased risk of Aging
Musculoskeletal system

Low evidence
-10.1%