April 5, 2012

SBRN Hits 200 Members!

Congratulations SBRN members – we just hit the 200 mark!  Please continue to add studies to our expanding database of sedentary behaviour research, and let colleagues […]
April 3, 2012

APNM: Appetite regulation in response to sitting and energy imbalance

A new paper published this month in Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism by Kristen Granados and colleagues at Tufts University looks at the impact of prolonged sitting […]
March 30, 2012

Sedentary Behaviours International Taxonomy (SIT)

A group  of researchers based in Britain are attempting to create a taxonomy of terms related to sedentary behaviour. From the SIT website: SIT is a […]
March 27, 2012

Canada Releases Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines for Children Aged 0-4

SBRN is pleased to host regular summaries of peer-reviewed research in the area of sedentary behaviour, written by graduate students and young investigators working in a […]
March 20, 2012

SBRN featured in Maclean's Magazine

The Sedentary Behaviour Research Network was featured in the recent health issue of Maclean’s Magazine, Canada’s weekly current affairs magazine: Canadian adults are now spending about […]
March 12, 2012

Finance & Commerce: Cancer fears may alter the sedentary job

Via Finance & Commerce: Despite a wave of evidence that too much sitting on the job triggers life-shortening illnesses, most companies and safety regulators are in […]
March 8, 2012

Diabetes Care: Breaking Up Prolonged Sitting Reduces Postprandial Glucose and Insulin Responses

Published ahead-of-print this week in Diabetes Care: OBJECTIVE Observational studies show breaking up prolonged sitting has beneficial associations with cardiometabolic risk markers, but intervention studies are required to […]
February 15, 2012

JAMA: Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity and Sedentary Time and Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in Children and Adolescents

From the Journal of the American Medical Association: Context Sparse data exist on the combined associations between physical activity and sedentary time with cardiometabolic risk factors […]
February 9, 2012

The Read & Ride Program – Reducing Classroom Sedentary Behaviour

SBRN is pleased to publish guest posts in the area of sedentary behaviour, written by graduate students and young investigators working in a range of disciplines.  […]