February 16, 2018

Benefits to heart health of reducing workplace sitting

Today’s post comes from Dr Genevieve Healy.  You can find out more about Dr Healy at the bottom of this post. Dr Healy, David Dunstan and […]
January 30, 2018

Sitting on a ticking time bomb: managing type 2 diabetes in a sitting-centric world

Today’s post comes from Dr Paddy Dempsey.  You can find more about Dr Dempsey’s work at the bottom of this post. To request copies of the […]
December 12, 2017

Are toddlers meeting the New Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for the Early Years?

Today’s post comes from Dr Eun-Young Lee. More on Dr Lee can be found at the bottom of this post.  New Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for the […]
November 27, 2017

10 years of measuring sedentary behaviour and physical activity in Canada

Today’s article comes from Dr Rachel Colley, a researcher in Health Analysis Division, Statistics Canada. This article was originally published on the Statcan Blog as “Ten years of […]
November 17, 2017

Why are adults sedentary?

Today’s article comes from Dr Stephanie Prince Ware.  More information on Dr Prince Ware can be found at the bottom of this post.  Her recent paper […]
October 3, 2017

Sedentary Time in Older Adults: What we know, and where we need to go.

Today’s post comes from Dr Jennifer Copeland, and Dr Shilpa Dogra.  More information on the authors can be found at the bottom of this post. We […]
September 27, 2017

Is all screen time bad?

Travis’ Note: Today’s post comes from  Dr Allana LeBlanc.  You can find more on Allana at the bottom of this post. If you’re not familiar with […]
September 13, 2017

Breaks from sitting can improve post-meal glucose and insulin: is the type of break important?

Today’s post comes from Dr Robyn Larsen.  More information on Dr Larsen can be found at the bottom of this post. The concept of breaks in […]
August 17, 2017

Improve your in health by swapping out sitting time

Today’s post comes from Drs Annemarie Koster and Julianne van der Berg.  For more information on their work, please see the bottom of this post. Doing desk […]