July 12, 2017

SBRN Terminology Consensus Project PowerPoint Presentation

When the SBRN Terminology Consensus Project was released on Saturday, June 10th, 2017, several of the lead researchers on the project made presentations at a symposium […]
June 10, 2017

How do you define sedentary behaviour?

Figure 1. Conceptual framework from Tremblay et al. 2017. In the past 20 years, the amount of research published using the term sedentary behaviour has grown […]
June 10, 2017

CHEO-Led Project Secures Worldwide Consensus on the Terminology that Supports Research into Sedentary Behaviour

OTTAWA, ON – June 10, 2017 – A worldwide network of scientists examining the links between sedentary lifestyles and health problems such as obesity and cardiovascular […]
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 24, 2017

Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for the Early Years: Please Complete This Brief Survey

As a childcare provider, practitioner or researcher whose work is in some way connected with physical activity, sedentary time and/or sleep, you are being invited to […]
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 […]