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 […]
June 17, 2016

Canada releases world's first 24-hour movement behaviour guidelines

On June 26 Canada released the Canadian 24 Hour Movement Guidelines for Children and Youth.  These guidelines call for at least 60 minutes per day of […]