THE EFFECTS OF SEDENTARISM ON THE HUMAN BODY
The last decades have shown us that the human’s survival means has undergone changes, and in some cases these
changes are radical. Technological development and evolution, the development of the society, environmental changes,
social influences have produced changes in everyday human behaviour, they have altered or changed the communication
possibilities of people and their need for socialization, have made categorical changes in the way people perceive movement
and travel, the way we work and shop etc. These changes definitely influence human behaviour. The association between
the behaviour of modern man, either at home or in the society, and physical inactivity, can be found, as effects, in structural,
physiological and psychological changes, sometimes irreversible. This material synthesizes some of the effects of sedentarism
on the human body, while also highlighting the possible diseases to which we are exposed because of the lack of physical
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