Background: Associations of sitting-time and physical activity with depression are unclear.
Purpose: To examine concurrent and prospective associations between both sitting-time and
physical activity with prevalent depressive symptoms in mid-aged Australian women.
Methods: Data were from 8950 women, aged 50–55 years in 2001, who completed mail surveys
in 2001, 2004, 2007, and 2010. Depressive symptoms were assessed using the Center for
Epidemiological Studies Depression questionnaire....
Authors: Jannique van Uffelen, Yolanda van Gellecum, Nicola Burton, Geeske Peeters, Kristiann Heesch, Wendy Brown