/* Irreligion, sedentary behavior and Alzheimer's disease */
[[File:Basketball.jpg|left|225px|thumbnail|Numerous studies report that athletes to be more religious than non-athletes.<ref>[http://www.thesportjournal.org/article/strength-religious-faith-athletes-and-nonathletes-two-ncaa-division-iii-institutions ''Strength of Religious Faith of Athletes and Nonathletes at Two NCAA Division III Institutions'']</ref> See also: [[Sports performance: Religious faith vs. atheism]] ]]
The journal article ''Spirituality and Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior among Latino
Men and Women in Massachusetts'' which was published in the journal ''Ethnicity and Disease'' declared: "There is a significant negative relationship between spirituality and sedentary behavior."<ref>[https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5245605/ Spirituality and Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior among Latino Men and Women in Massachusetts] by Valerie J. Silfee, Christina F. Haughton, Stephenie C. Lemon, Vilma Lora, and Milagros C. Rosal, ''Ethnicity and Disease''. 2017 Winter; 27(1): 3–10. Published online 2017 Jan 19. doi: 10.18865/ed.27.1.3</ref>
A Netherland study of 120,000 men/women found that men who average 90 minutes exercising a day, had nearly a 40 percent higher chance of living to 90 than those who spent 30 minutes or less on exercise a day. In addition, every additional 30 minutes spent exercising a day increased the men’s chances of living to 90 by five percent.<ref>[https://www.cookinglight.com/news/height-weight-lifespan-study-longevity Height and Weight May Determine How Long You Can Live—Especially If You're a Woman]</ref> Religion/spirituality is positively correlated to greater longevity (see: [[Atheism and life expectancy]]).
== Atheism, alcoholism, and Alzheimer's disease ==