June 10, 2017

How do you define sedentary behaviour?

Figure 1. Conceptual framework from Tremblay et al. 2017. In the past 20 years, the amount of research published using the term sedentary behaviour has grown […]
May 5, 2017

New textbook on sedentary behaviour and health

Human Kinetics has published a textbook titled Sedentary Behaviour and Health, edited by Drs Weimo Zhu and  Neville Owen.  From the Human Kinetics website: From office […]
April 9, 2017

Funded Post Doc and MHSc opportunity at University of Ontario Institute of Technology

From the UOIT (Please contact Dr. Shilpa Dogra for further details): Applications are invited for a Post-doctoral Fellow position in the Health and Human Performance Laboratory […]
March 7, 2017

PhD Opportunity at Glasgow Caledonian University

A PhD opportunity is available at Glasgow Caledonian University.  The general description is below.  For more details, please fill out the contact details here. Project Description […]
October 11, 2016

Helping older adults become more active: the SITLESS study

Today’s post comes from Dr Mark Tully, and describes the SITLESS study.  You can find more about the study at http://sitless.eu/. The SITLESS study is an EU-funded […]
September 12, 2016

American Heart Association Releases Science Advisory on Sedentary Behaviour

The American Heart Association has released a Science Advisory on Sedentary Behaviour and health.  The abstract is available below.  The full paper is available here. Epidemiological […]
September 7, 2016

Colloquium on sedentary behaviour in Paris

The French National Observatory of Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour (ONAPS) will be hosting a colloquium on sedentary behaviour in Paris on October 12, 2016.  Speakers include […]
September 6, 2016

Systematic Review of Childhood Sedentary Behavior Questionnaires: What do We Know and What is Next?

A new systematic review in Sports Medicine has been published on sedentary behaviour questionnaires for children. A brief author summary is found below. A full copy of the […]
August 24, 2016

Funded PhD Opportunity in Perth, Australia

The below job posting is from Professor Leon Straker in Perth, Australia.  For more information, please contact Professor Straker directly. LL-Today (Live Lighter Tailored Online Diet […]