August 9, 2012

New Paper: Impact of “noncaloric” activity-related factors on the predisposition to obesity in children

From the Journal of Risk Management and Healthcare Policy: The research related to childhood obesity generally emphasizes the impact of unhealthy eating and sedentary behavior as […]
July 23, 2012

SBRN Publishes Updated Definition of Sedentary Behaviour, Part 2

Earlier this year SBRN published a new definition of sedentary behaviour in in French and English in the journals Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism, Movement & Sport Sciences – […]
July 10, 2012

BMJ Open: Sedentary behaviour and life expectancy

From BMJ Open: Objectives To determine the impact of sitting and television viewing on life expectancy in the USA. Design Prevalence-based cause-deleted life table analysis. Setting Summary RRs of […]
July 5, 2012

SBRN Members Present And Meet At ACSM

As with previous meetups at ICDAM and ISBNPA, SBRN recently hosted an informal meetup at the American College of Sports Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting in San […]
June 20, 2012

SBRN Updates, and an Important Survey

A lot has happened in the past few months and we thought this would be an excellent time for another quick SBRN update. 1. Sedentary behaviour […]
June 13, 2012

British Heart Foundation Releases Report on Sedentary Behaviour

The British Heart Foundation National Centre has just released an evidence briefing focused on sedentary behaviour.  From their website: The benefits of a physically active lifestyle […]
May 30, 2012

SBRN hosts meetup at ISBNPA in Austin, Texas

Adding to the success of the SBRN meeting at ICDAM in Rome, Dori Rosenberg organized another SBRN meetup at ISBNPA this past week in Austin, Texas.  […]
May 28, 2012

SBRN hosts meetup at ICDAM, with another planned for ACSM for May 31

The Sedentary Behaviour Research Network recently had it’s first “real-world” meetup at the International Conference on Diet and Activity Methods in Rome, Italy.  The event was […]
May 22, 2012

MSSE: Breaks in Sedentary Time Decrease During Childhood

From Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise: Purpose: The frequency of interruptions in sedentary time (sedentary breaks) is an aspect of sedentary behaviors that may […]