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 […]
October 15, 2015

Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science Special Issue on Sedentary Behaviour

The journal Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science is pleased to announce the publication of the new Special Issue on the measurement of sedentary behaviour […]
October 7, 2015

The physiology of sedentary behavior in children with cerebral palsy and people with stroke.

Today’s post comes from Dr. Olaf Verschuren, of the Centre of Excellence for Rehabilitation Medicine in Utrecht. Children with cerebral palsy and adults with stroke are advised to […]
October 2, 2015

Targeting Physical Activity Doesn’t Reduce Sedentary Time

Via  Stone Hearth Newsletters (weblink is now defunct): For the first time, this new study has shown that increasing levels of physical activity is likely to be much […]
September 16, 2015

Revising on the run vs studying on the sofa

A new paper in IJBNPA examines the prospective associations between physical activity, sedentary behaviour, and academic achievement in British teens: Background We investigated prospective associations between […]
September 16, 2015

Everything Science Knows Right Now About Standing Desks

Fast Company Design has an article on a recent systematic review summarizing the available evidence on active workstations: If it wasn’t already clear through common sense, […]