Synsets for "sedentary"

Synset: sedentary.s.01

Synonyms: sedentary


Definition: requiring sitting or little activity

Examples: forced by illness to lead a sedentary life

Lemmas: sedentary





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Sedentary lifestyle A sedentary lifestyle is a type of lifestyle with no or irregular physical activity. A person who lives a sedentary lifestyle may colloquially be known as a couch potato. It is commonly found in both the developed and developing world. Sedentary activities include sitting or lying, reading, socializing, watching television, playing video games, and mobile phone/computer use for much of the day with little or no vigorous physical exercise. A sedentary lifestyle can contribute to many preventable causes of death. "Screen time" is the amount of time a person spends watching a screen such as a television, computer monitor, or mobile device. Excessive screen time is linked to negative health consequences.
Hunter-gatherer Some hunter-gatherer cultures, such as the indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast, lived in particularly rich environments that allowed them to be sedentary or semi-sedentary.
History of Chile No elaborate, centralized, sedentary civilization reigned supreme.
CRNHs - Relationship between sedentary behaviour and health consequences
Obesity in the United States A sedentary lifestyle is another possible contributing factor to obesity. A sedentary lifestyle is a type of lifestyle with no or irregular physical activity. Sedentary activities include sitting, reading, watching television, playing video games, and computer use for much of the day with little or no vigorous physical exercise. Transportation in the United States relies
Economic history of Chile In the Far North the Pre-Hispanic economy of indigenous groups were divided among those that practised agriculture and were sedentary and the Changos that lived as coastal hunter-gatherers. The sedentary groups raised llamas and practised irrigation techniques. Bone necklaces, gold and copper objects interpreted as luxury goods suggest according to Villalobos "et al". certain level of social stratification among the sedentary groups.
Berlepsch's tinamou The Berlepsch's tinamou is considered a sedentary bird.
Indian silverbill Although largely sedentary, some populations make seasonal movements.
Kelteminar culture The Kelteminar economy was based on sedentary fishing and hunting.
Sedentary lifestyle A sedentary lifestyle and lack of physical activity can contribute to or be a risk factor for:
Ségou The Ségou Region’s population was about 1,769,201 in 1998. With a rural population that is largely nomadic semi-sedentary or sedentary, the population consists of many ethnic groups, such as Bambara, Bozo, Fulani, Soninke, Malinke and Toucouleur.
Crane (bird) Some crane species are sedentary, remaining in the same area throughout the year, others are highly migratory, travelling thousands of kilometres each year from their breeding sites. A few species have both migratory and sedentary populations.
Aïr Mountains While the Kel Owey continued to dominate the settled oasis towns and pastoral herding, the sedentary farmers (Tuareg, Hausa, or Songhai) expanded farming and sedentary livestock cultivation in the mid-20th century.
Sedentism The first sedentary sites were pre-agricultural, and they appeared during the Upper Paleolithic in Moravia and on the East European Plain between c. 25000-17000 BC. A year-round sedentary site, with its larger population, generates a substantial demand on local naturally occurring resources, a demand that may have triggered the development of deliberate agriculture. In the Levant, the Natufian culture was the first to become sedentary at around 12000 BC. The Natufians were sedentary for more than 2000 years before they, at some sites, started to cultivate plants around 10000 BC.
Childhood obesity in Australia Another contributor to the epidemic of childhood obesity has been the increase in sedentary pursuits. Sedentary behaviour includes the time spent using electronic media as a means of entertainment. Examples include: television, seated electronic games (iPad) and computer use, including educational or non educational pursuits. The Australian Governments Department of Health recommends that children aged between 5– 12 years should not be sedentary for more than two hours a day.
Jamamadi They are a sedentary people, who hunt, gather, farm, fish, and sell handicrafts for subsistence.
Obesity in the United States heavily on cars and encourages a sedentary lifestyle which may reduce the
Caracol Preclassic Small sedentary villages followed by development of monumentality and larger centers.
Sedentism 1. Increasing presence of organisms that benefit from human sedentary activities, e.g.
Siberian minorities in the Soviet era Collectivization was the policy to reduce nomadic lifestyles and force development of sedentary occupations.