Replacing sitting time with just standing or moderate physical activity could counteract the effect.
In this article from Harvard Medical School Health Publications, recent studies show that the connection between your brain and your body is a "two-way street" and that means movement can change your brain.
One of the nation's foremost sports orthopedic surgeons, Dr. James Andrews, said the best medicine to help prevent youth sports injuries is to avoid playing year-round and not to specialize in one sport.
The season for outdoor tennis and golf may arrive extra early due to our very mild winter to date. In preparation, consider incorporating dynamic stretching into your warm up routine to improve your game this year. The article below, while published in 2008, is a favorite of mine and clearly explains the benefits of dynamic stretching and illustrates sample dynamic stretches.
Researchers tested osteoarthritis patients who received knee replacement operations followed by therapy, comparing them with a group who had only nonsurgical treatment.