- abiding in one place; not migratory.
- pertaining to animals that move about little or are permanently attached to something, as a barnacle.
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Back pain can often be the predictable result of a sedentary lifestyle that more and more Americans have, so it may not take much movement to increase strength in the core and back enough to relieve pain.The best thing for back pain is actually more movement|Sara Chodosh|September 16, 2020|Popular Science
Some might argue that the imaging signs could be chalked up to differences between the hearts of competitive athletes and those of the more sedentary.College athletes show signs of possible heart injury after COVID-19|Aimee Cunningham|September 11, 2020|Science News
I know online education may seem an awful imposition on parents of younger children particularly – bloodless and breathless, as well as overly sedentary.
This time, however, we distilled the plasma from runners and injected it into sedentary litter mates over the course of a month.Couch Potato No More: How the Benefits of Exercise Transfer to the Brain|Shelly Fan|July 14, 2020|Singularity Hub
After 30 days of giving them the drug, Evans and his team put the sedentary mice on a treadmill.
That reserve gets smaller with sedentary lifestyles, and with age.
The doctors said it was as strong as an ox, considering he was so sedentary.
Americans spend twice as much time in cars as in the 1970s and average more than 26 hours per week of sedentary entertainment.
One celebrated study found that mortality rates for swimmers were lower than for those who are sedentary, walkers, and runners.
Masters Swimmers have lower average heart rates than sedentary controls.
A dearth of all sedentary resources became, when his youth passed away, his own constant reproach.Camilla|Fanny Burney
Much sitting is to be avoided and a sedentary mode of life is to be discouraged.
The same applies to people who lead studious and sedentary lives.Evolution, Old & New|Samuel Butler
The dress of the stout citizen announced a sedentary man rather than a cosmopolitan.
It is even said that they take to novel-writing and other sedentary occupations.Tomaso's Fortune and Other Stories|Henry Seton Merriman