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Hypokinetic diseases are conditions that occur from a sedentary lifestyle.
Examples could include obesity and complications arising from sedentary behaviour. Hypokinetic conditions could include:
- Cardiovascular disease
- Some forms of cancer
- Back problems
- Type 2 diabetes
- Mental health
- High Blood pressure
- Heart disease
Hypokinetic conditions are the cause of 40% of back problems in the United States alone.
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A recent source might be: FW Booth, CK Roberts, MJ Laye, Lack of exercise is a major cause of chronic diseases, Compr Physiol 2012, 2: 1143-1211 g