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How sedentary behavior may increase dementia risk, with guest Carol Sames, PhD, on Upstate's "The Informed Patient" podcast

Exercise expert explains benefits of movement

Sitting for long hours at work or at home increases the risk of developing dementia, according to a recent study, and it’s in line with other recent research. Carol Sames, PhD, goes over the details of this study, which was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, and other studies and offers suggestions for countering excessive sedentary behavior. She is an exercise physiologist at Upstate, where she teaches students in physical therapy and in physician assistant studies.