May 17, 2016

New paper: why are kids failing to meet sedentary behaviour guidelines?

  In May 2014, representatives from 15 countries gathered in Toronto, Canada, for the Global Summit on Physical Activity of Children. Experts reviewed available information and […]
May 5, 2016

Research Fellow Position at Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University is currently hiring a Research Fellow to work in the area of physical activity and sedentary behaviour. From the website: The School of […]
March 28, 2016

New Paper: Prevalence and Correlates of Sitting in Europeans

From the journal PLOS ONE: Objective Sedentary behaviour is increasingly recognized as an important health risk, but comparable data across Europe are scarce. The objective of […]
March 18, 2016

Workplace interventions for reducing sitting at work

An updated Cochrane Review has examined the impact of workplace interventions to reduce sitting.  From the plain language summary, available via the Cochrane Library. Why is the […]
December 21, 2015

Recipe for a healthy day: how compositional data analysis can help us optimise our daily routine to be healthy.

Today’s post comes from Dr Sebastien Chastin at Glasgow Caledonian University.  What is the recipe for a healthy day? This is the question we explore in […]
December 20, 2015

Online Research Study: How does sitting affect muscles?

Dr Ragnar Viir is looking for participants to complete an online survey looking at the way that sitting impacts muscle function. From the survey: Muscular activity, […]
December 1, 2015

MSc opportunity at University of Regina (Canada)

Dr Katya Herman currently has funding available for 2 MSc students with an interest in physical activity and sedentary behaviour epidemiology.  Students should have a minimum 80% […]
November 25, 2015

Of possible interest: Please complete this brief survey

The below study may be of interest to SBRN members.  Please see details below. As a practitioner or researcher whose work is in some way connected […]
November 16, 2015

Exploring the context of sedentary behaviour in older adults (what, where, why, when and with whom)

Today’s post comes from PhD student Calum Leask, describing his new paper, which is available here.  You can find more on Calum at the bottom of […]