Sedentary Behaviors in Saudi Arabia, What do studies tell us

About Activity

Learning Objectives:
1. Understanding the concept of sedentary behaviors
2. Recognizing differences between physical inactivity and sedentary behaviors.
3. Realize the associations between sedentary behaviors and chronic diseases and all-cause mortality.
4. Know the methods for assessing sedentary behaviors.
5. Discuss the sedentary behaviors situation in Saudi population and its relation to obesity and lifestyle habits.
Target Audience:
Physicians, Exercise physiologists, Sport Scientists, Physical activity specialists, Physiotherapists, Public Health, Nutritionists, Sports Medicine, Obesity specialists, Nursing, lifestyle medicine, physiologists, and graduate students (Males/Females)


Package Title: Lifestyle & Health Research Workshops

Target Audience: All interested (male/female)

Language: English


  • Prof. Hazaa Al-Hazzaa - PhD, FACSM, FECSS, Head of Lifestyle and Health Research Center in Health Sciences Research Center, Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University, Former Director, Pediatric Exercise Physiology Research Laboratory, King Saud University.

Activity Date: 2021-04-05

Activity Duration: 1 day

Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Online Activity via Microsoft Teams

CME Hours: No CME hours

Cost: Free