December 18, 2013

SBRN Presents List of Sedentary Behaviour Questionnaires

SBRN members have recently compiled a list of 12 different validated sedentary behaviour questionnaires, which are now available on the SBRN website.  The questionnaires have been […]
December 18, 2013

Sedentary Behaviour Taxonomy – Round 1 Results Published in PLOS ONE

SBRN members Sebastien Chastin and colleagues have recently published the results of the first round of their Sedentary Behaviour Taxonomy project. The abstract (via PLOS ONE): […]
October 28, 2013

American Academy of Pediatrics Release Updated Media/Screentime Guidelines

On October 28 the American Academy of Pediatrics updated their media/screentime recommendations for children and youth, published in the journal Pediatrics.  The paper includes recommendations for […]
October 1, 2013

New guide helps researchers decide how to measure sedentary behaviour

Today’s post comes from Dr Dylan Cliff, a National Heart Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Wollongong (Australia). Many people interested in young people’s […]
September 9, 2013

New Study: Sitting-time, physical activity, and depressive symptoms in mid-aged women.

From the American Journal of Preventive Medicine: BACKGROUND: Associations of sitting-time and physical activity with depression are unclear. PURPOSE: To examine concurrent and prospective associations between […]
June 18, 2013

Risk of thrombosis: Another reason to avoid sitting?

Today’s guest post comes from PhD student Bethany Howard.  You can find out more about Bethany at the bottom of this post.  The study that she […]
May 28, 2013

SBRN at #ACSM13

The American College of Sports Medicine will be hosting their annual scientific meeting in Indianapolis, USA, this week, and there is a wealth of sedentary behaviour […]
May 27, 2013

New study: A 1 year prospective trial of treadmill desks

A new prospective study of the benefits of treadmill desks has just been published in the journal Obesity.  The abstract is below, and the full text […]
January 14, 2013

100 Ways to Stand Up For Your Health (Prevention)

Prevention magazine recently featured a list of 100 ways to break up your sedentary time on.  From their website: At Home 1. Hide your remote. If […]