How to use Sedentary in a sentence
Wandering tribes naturally enjoy a great advantage in this respect over sedentary ones.
The fur trade, the horse, the gun, disturbed the sedentary habit of American tribes.
But his preference for a sedentary and not for an active life and his increasing attachment to favourites of humble birth diminished his popularity, and he had some differences with his parliament.
Walking to school is a good example of our increasingly sedentary lifestyle.
They usually show little aptitude for business or for sedentary pursuits; but, on the other hand, they are born equestrians and sportsmen.Advertisement
The degeneration produced by sedentary habits in all lamellibranchs has in the oyster reached its most advanced stage.
Moreover, the mound-builders in the eastern half of this vast plain, being sedentary, were excellent potters.
For the last five years has your lifestyle been mainly sedentary?
Consider giving books as a gift to a sedentary elder.
The sedentary population of the country villages - the fellahin, or agriculturists - is, on the whole, comparatively unmixed; but traces of various intrusive strains assert themselves.Advertisement
Even the very sedentary dipper will descend its mountain stream to escape the worst frosts.
Video games don't have to encourage a sedentary lifestyle.
In 2009, Science Daily reported on the sedentary habits of Americans.
Shell irregular; radula absent; foot and siphon short; sedentary animals, living in corals.
The oyster being sedentary, except for a few days in the earliest stages of its existence, is easily exterminated in any given locality; since, although it may not be possible for the fishermen to rake up from the bottom every individual, wholesale methods of capture soon result in covering up or otherwise destroying the oyster banks or reefs, as the communities of oysters are technically termed.Advertisement
At Meran walks have been arranged according to Oertel's system, and at Llangammarch in Wales both Oertel's and Schott's systems are employed, and baths according to the Nauheim system are also to be found in London, Sidmouth, Leamington, Buxton, Strathpeffer, &c. Many people who have sedentary employments are unable to get as much exercise as they require because they have not either the time or the opportunity.
Significantly, however, the pupils that took part in this study were largely sedentary, living on established plots or in housing.
All this relatively sedentary activity gave me plenty of time to look around me, of course!
A third collection of rats remained sedentary during the training period.
The nymphs can move about but later they lose their legs & become sedentary.Advertisement
Physical Activity Within the definitions used in the survey, 25% of people aged 16 and over can be classed as sedentary.
The sedentary population of Tibet has to a greater or less degree the same physical traits as the Dokpa, but as one approaches China, India or the border lands generally, one observes that the admixture of foreign blood has considerably modified the primitive type.
In 1907, of the sedentary Egyptian population over seven years of age, some 12% of the Moslems could read and write, female literacy having increased 50% since 1897; 01 the foreign population over seven years of age 75% could read and write.
These figures are based on adults with a sedentary lifestyle wishing to maintain their current weight.
Researchers found joint and muscle pain were about 25% lower among the regular exercisers compared with their more sedentary counterparts.Advertisement
More people are in sedentary occupations; more drive where they used to walk.
An average grown man in England of sedentary habits needs about 2,500 calories a day to maintain a stable weight.
Of particular interest was the fact that the amount of sedentary behavior did not appear to affect young people 's level of physical activity.
He settled in Seven Oaks in Kent but remained active until poor health late in life forced him into a more sedentary existence.
All this relatively sedentary activity gave me plenty of time to look around me, of course !Advertisement
Comfortable dusters and lounging pajamas are welcome additions to a sedentary person's wardrobe.
Music is a wonderful gift for homebound and sedentary seniors.
This allows a sedentary elder to shop from home, as well as to communicate with friends and relatives.
They provide entertainment for sedentary elders and give a sense of accomplishment when they are completed.
Exercise may be effective in addressing the symptoms of the disorder, especially in cases that involve sedentary lifestyles.Advertisement
One of the main causes for leg cramps while sleeping is leading a sedentary lifestyle.
While type 2 diabetes is a growing problem among American youth due to climbing obesity rates and more sedentary lifestyles, type 1 diabetes is more prevalent in children and adolescents.
A sedentary lifestyle and excess caloric consumption are the primary causes of this increase in overweight and obesity; regular exercise is considered an important factor in controlling weight.
Parents should make a commitment to replacing sedentary activities with active indoor and outdoor games.
During times of intense anaerobic training or long-duration endurance training, you burn more protein as fuel than you do when sedentary, just as you burn more fats and carbohydrates.Advertisement
The majority of schools no longer offer daily physical education classes; and active leisure activities, such as bicycle riding, have been replaced by sedentary activities, such as television watching and playing computer games.
A sedentary lifestyle results in far fewer calories being burned daily.
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Prolonged sitting, inappropriate leg positioning during sedentary activity, or standing on concrete flooring for prolonged periods may be associated with an increased incidence of leg cramps.
Physical activities should be encouraged, and sedentary activities such as watching television or playing video games should be limited.Advertisement
It is primarily thought to be a disease affecting sedentary, obese adults over age 40, but it is found in young people as well, most of them obese at the time of diagnosis.
This is because no matter how sedentary a life style, this key area tends to remain more delicately proportioned than other areas of the body (like the hips and waist).
Experts say that children today are far more sedentary than children of past generations.
Many children's favorite pastimes are watching television and playing video games, both of which are sedentary activities.
According to the American Council on Exercise, today's sedentary lifestyles lead to weak joints as well as a slower metabolism.Advertisement
In February of 2006, the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition reported concerns regarding the poor food choices and sedentary habits of many Americans.
The connection between a sedentary lifestyle and disease is remarkable.
A sedentary lifestyle hinders many of the body's natural processes and when toxins build up in the blood and lymph fluids, your chance for disease increases markedly.
For example, a marathon runner will have very different energy needs than a person with a sedentary desk job.
Just listening to the contestants tell their stories, both positive and negative, is often inspiring enough to get many sedentary people off their couches and moving for the first time in years, if not ever.
Too many children spend far too much time in sedentary pursuits.
If your weight problem is caused solely by overeating, or by a sedentary lifestyle, it's not likely that Protein Power will work for you.
Anyone who has been primarily sedentary should start slowly, with a doctor's supervision, to ensure that they don't attempt too much too quickly.
Class projects, test preparation, and other educational goals may lead teens to spend more time in sedentary activities.
They hunt the beasts of prey destructive to their flocks, and form armed bands for protection against marauders or for purposes of aggression on weaker sedentary neighbours.
Thus his " studious and sedentary life " passed pleasantly enough, interrupted only at rare intervals by boyish excursions of a day or a week in the neighbourhood, and by at least one memorable tour of Switzerland, by Basel, Zurich, Lucerne and Bern, made along with Pavilliard in the autumn of 1755.
His constitution, weakly in childhood, strengthened with advancing years so as to allow him to get through an incredible amount of sedentary labour, while he retained to the last the fresh and cheerful temperament of a boy.
The Tibetan race, which probably belongs to the Turko-Mongol stock, is divided between the nomadic tentdwelling Tibetans of the lake region and transition zone between it and the river region, and the settled sedentary population of the valleys.
Many items make good gifts for sedentary people.
Although obesity can be a side effect of certain hormonal disorders or use of certain medications, the primary cause of obesity in children and adolescents is excess calorie consumption coupled with a sedentary lifestyle.
There are no differences in the diet for men versus women or active versus sedentary people, which means active people might find themselves cheating or getting very hungry on the diet.
Other causes of a slowed metabolism include a high intake of foods and drinks with a high sugar content, a thyroid gland that is under active and a lifestyle that is sedentary.
Naturally, an athletic 20-year old male has quite different metabolic needs than a sedentary 50-year old female.
The same amount of sugar would be downright hazardous for the sedentary woman, wreaking havoc on her blood sugar levels.
It also includes how sedentary or active your job is, and whether you fidget a lot or sit still.
The human body was designed for activity, yet most of us are sedentary.
Consider eliminating or reducing the amount of time spent on sedentary activities.
Sedentary activities include video games, watching television, and so on.
This accelerated protein synthesis does, indeed, require more protein than you would need if you were sedentary.
However, these kinds of activities are rather sedentary.
A sedentary lifestyle may also accelerate the rate of age-related muscle loss.
If you started from a sedentary position and have worked your way into a regular fitness routine, you can look back on old logs and see the progress you've made.
If you're overweight, sedentary, have a medical condition, or are getting up there in years, you should pace yourself, however.
Not a week goes by without new reports about designer drugs that melt off fat and cure the kind of ailments that typically go with a sedentary lifestyle, so why bother?
Heart rate monitors are particularly beneficial for people who are just beginning to exercise and who have led a sedentary life.
Seniors who are fit have far fewer accidents and fewer health problems than seniors who lead a sedentary lifestyle and don't pay attention to their diet.
Regular exercise keeps the bones strong and healthy, while a sedentary lifestyle sets you up for brittleness and potential osteoporosis.
Your health care provider can check for underlying issues and help you find a healthy way to ease into exercise, especially if you have been extremely sedentary.
Although strength training does not burn as many calories as aerobic exercise, toned muscles burn more calories in their sedentary state than muscles that have not been exercised.
Always ease into an exercise program in order to give your heart and other muscle groups time to adapt to a new workout program - especially if you have been very sedentary.
Some people have blood pressure that is only slightly on the high side because of a lifestyle high in stress or because of a sedentary lifestyle.
Even if you are not overweight, a sedentary lifestyle will cause you to have higher blood pressure than you would have at the same weight, but with regular exercise.
As always, exercise care while learning your body's limits and signals when you take up an exercise program after any period of sedentary living.
This means that you will be burning more calories while you are sedentary.
Even when you are feeling tired, the advantages of exercise always outweigh the need to stay sedentary.
Swimming is a terrific way to get fit - especially for those with extremely sedentary lifestyles, those who are extremely obese, or people with special health considerations like joint disease or injury.
The Fitbit will tell you what level of activity you've achieved that day and whether or not you can be described as "sedentary", "active", "very active", amongst other labels.
This isn't to say that the average American who has remained sedentary for the last six years should suddenly leap up and begin a one hour vigorous step class.
If your lifestyle has been severely sedentary, you will want to build up to a one hour or more aerobic routine.
If you have never lifted weights before or are undertaking an exercise routine after a long period of being sedentary, it is always best to check with your personal health care provider.
This score can vary from 0 for a completely sedentary day, to a number in three digits if you were extremely active.
Exercise burns calories - It's true that time spent exercising burns more calories than time spent being sedentary.
If you have led a sedentary lifestyle, you may want to consult your doctor before you begin a new cardio activity.
For someone who's moving from a sedentary lifestyle to a more active one, all of the information out there on fitness can get confusing.
You should also consult your doctor if you have been living a sedentary lifestyle for a long period of time.
If you exercise, you can help prevent the natural slide into a sedentary lifestyle and its associated risks.
As people age, they tend to become more sedentary.
All exercise can improve blood pressure because it has whole-body benefits such as helping you control your weight, decreasing blood fats and bad LDL cholesterol, and generally keeps you more active rather than sedentary.
If you have led a sedentary lifestyle prior to a diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension, these programs provide the supervision to help you gradually increase your activity levels.
If you are looking for a game that is a bit more sedentary, a good old-fashioned trivia game may do the trick.
Quite the athlete in his youth and a former Ironman competitor, Bailey leads a more sedentary life these days, but he's sure he has what it takes to win.
The only problem - 'blipverts' can overstimulate the very sedentary (couch potatoes), causing their heads to explode!
In the case of the common drone-fly, Eristalis tenax, the individual, from a sedentary maggot living in filth, without any relations of sex, and with only unimportant organs for the ingestion of its foul nutriment, changes to a creature of extreme alertness, with magnificent powers of flight, living on the products of the flowers it frequents, and endowed with highly complex sexual structures.
In accordance with these more sedentary habits during the first phases of life, the characteristic pilidium larva, which is so eminently adapted for a pelagic existence, appears to have been reduced to a close-fitting exterior layer of cells, which is stripped off after the definite body-wall of the Nemertine has similarly originated out of four ingrowths from the primary epiblast.
To this reduced and sedentary pilidium the name of " larva of Desor " has been given.
It is in proportion as a sedentary life prevails, and agricultural exploitation is practised on a larger scale, whilst warlike habits continue to exist, that the labour of slaves is increasingly introduced to provide food for the master, and at the same time save him from irksome toil.
In many parts of the country soils exhibiting such relationships, and known as sedentary soils, are prevalent, the transition from the soil to the rock beneath being plainly visible in sections exposed to view in railway cuttings, quarries and other excavations.
There are two classes into which the population of Palestine can be divided - the nomadic and the sedentary.
But warm, moist climates rather favour sedentary habits and tend to lessen appetite, so that the nutrition of the patient is apt to suffer; and although phthisical patients may live in comparative comfort in such climates, their tendency to recovery in them is small.
The poorer classes, above all the fishermen and small farmers, are physically much finer than the wellto-do, who are prone to excessive stoutness owing to their more sedentary habits.
Under these circumstances the probable utility of the operations could be admitted only if the fry were sedentary and could be planted in suitable localities where young fish were naturally scarce.
The energy and money devoted to hatching operations should be diverted to the serious attempt to discover a means of rearing on a large scale the just-hatched fry of the more sedentary species to a sturdy adolescence.
Geographical conditions and a hard struggle against nature fixed the character of this " aridian " culture, and determined its migrations; the onslaughts of nomad Indians determined the sedentary civilization of the cliff dwellers.
It seems probable that violent physical exercise may counteract in great measure the deleterious effect of opium and prevent it from retarding the respiration, and that in such cases the beneficial effects are obtained without the noxious results which would accrue from its use to those engaged in sedentary pursuits.
Apart from the numerous parasitic forms, the only Crustacea which have adopted a strictly sedentary habit of life are the Cirripedia, and here, as elsewhere, profound modifications of structure have resulted, leading ultimately to a partial assumption of the radial type of symmetry which is so often associated with a sedentary life.
Besides the sedentary Cirripedia, numbers of the smaller forms, especially among the Entomostraca, subsist on floating particles of organic matter swept within reach of the jaws by the movements of the other limbs.
In 1834 he was articled to a solicitor in Bury St Edmunds, but the uncongenial and sedentary employment soon broke down his health.
Study of the earliest larval stages has always led to the conclusion that the Echinoderms must have descended from some freely-moving form with a bilateral symmetry, and, connecting this with the ideas just mentioned, we reach the conception that this supposed bilateral ancestor (or Dipleurula) may have become fixed, and may have gradually acquired a radial symmetry in consequence of its sedentary mode of life.
Amid many sufferings, however, and frequent attacks of sickness, he manfully pursued his course; nor was it till his frail body, torn by many and painful diseases - fever, asthma, stone, and gout, the fruits for the most part of his sedentary habits and unceasing activity - had, as it were, fallen to pieces around him, that his indomitable spirit relinquished the conflict.
There's coffee and dates on arrival, a well-stocked bar for the sedentary and camel rides and sandboarding for the adventurous.
Being lean did not counterbalance the risk effect of being sedentary, " Hu said.
The patient may have restricted ambulation from hiking or jogging, lived a sedentary life, and did not feel disabled.
Sedentary living and sun damage also inactivate the skin.
She advises that sedentary individuals slowly build up their exercise level from light to moderately intense.
As you tend to live a fairly sedentary lifestyle, I would suggest some form of aerobic activity.
Significantly more sciatic nerve axons regenerated in the exercised animals than the sedentary animals.
This is enough exercise to more than halve premature death rates in previously sedentary people.
Our lives are very sedentary and mentally tiring, which leads to a higher possibility of heart disease and other health risks.
An individual taking ginseng or fo-ti to improve his vitality will not be aiding his condition with an unhealthy sedentary lifestyle and a diet that processed and, thus, devoid of essential nutrients and antioxidants.
Especially for people who have sedentary jobs, exercise is critical to help control stress and release tension.
Wii - Yes, this is a video game setup, but many people (especially sedentary individuals) have found that playing Wii games has helped them become more active and lose weight.
Another teen may be sedentary and be almost the same height and weight, but the weight is more fat than muscle.
The medication falls in the benzodiazepine class of drugs, which means it acts as a tranquilizer in the body and produces sedentary and relaxing feelings.
From relaxing, sedentary activities to fast-paced sporting venues, there is always something new to try aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship.
Because of this, many activities are more sedentary than on glitzier lines such as sister line Carnival, but there is still a wide variety to suit every passenger.
Nothing puts the sizzle back into a sedentary union more than setting sail on a romantic anniversary cruise on Royal Caribbean.
Owning a working dog that has kennel cough can be a little more difficult than owning a more sedentary dog that has this illness.
Innova Reduced Fat is for dogs that are more sedentary or have eaten a few too many table scraps.
According to the U.S. Department of Health, older adults should avoid developing a sedentary lifestyle.
Sedentary seniors with health concerns should discuss adding physical activity with their doctor before starting.
Finding gifts for elderly sedentary people can initially present a challenge, but if you think in terms of comfort, entertainment, or accommodation, you can come up with many ideas for presents.
It appears to be true that, in the words of Dunoyer, the economic regime of every society which has recently become sedentary is founded on the slavery of the industrial professions.
As a rule Molluscs are free and more or less active, but many Lamellibranchs are sedentary, and a few of these and of Gastropods are permanently fixed to their habitat.
Many of the species are sedentary, others are winter visitants, while others again simply pass through Egypt on their way to or from warmer or colder regions.
Prison industries continue to be largely sedentary in character; they cover a wide range, although the conditions of life are for the most part artificial.
If disturbed they swim about like other medusae until a favourable opportunity presents itself for resuming the sedentary habit.
The different extent of quinqueradiate symmetry in the different classes would thus depend on the period at which they diverged from the sedentary stock.
The amusements of the people are generally not of a violent kind, being in keeping with their sedentary habits and the beat of the climate.
Of other sedentary orders the Cistercians were the most important, and the mendicants were very numerous.
But the more substantial returns cannot always be expected with the sedentary employments and single-handed effort inseparable from the regime of cellular imprisonment.