April 6, 2018

Sedentary behaviour mechanisms: biological and behavioural pathways linking sitting to adverse health outcomes

Via the MRC Epidemiology Unit website: The Moller Centre, Cambridge, Saturday 13th October 2018 #ispahSBC2018 The ISPAH Sedentary Behaviour Council will run a one day workshop in Cambridge […]
March 21, 2018

Taxonomy-based content analysis of sedentary behavior questionnaires: A systematic review

Today’s post comes from researchers Salomé Aubert and Fabien Rivière, and describes their recent review of the content of sedentary behaviour questionnaires.  More on Salomé and Fabien can be […]
March 14, 2018

Do we fatten our kids in front of screens? Yes, no, maybe, it depends!

Today’s post comes from Professor Stuart Biddle, of the University of Southern Queensland.  More on Professor Biddle, and links to papers cited in this article, can […]
February 16, 2018

Benefits to heart health of reducing workplace sitting

Today’s post comes from Dr Genevieve Healy.  You can find out more about Dr Healy at the bottom of this post. Dr Healy, David Dunstan and […]
January 30, 2018

Sitting on a ticking time bomb: managing type 2 diabetes in a sitting-centric world

Today’s post comes from Dr Paddy Dempsey.  You can find more about Dr Dempsey’s work at the bottom of this post. To request copies of the […]
December 12, 2017

Are toddlers meeting the New Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for the Early Years?

Today’s post comes from Dr Eun-Young Lee. More on Dr Lee can be found at the bottom of this post.  New Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for the […]
November 27, 2017

10 years of measuring sedentary behaviour and physical activity in Canada

Today’s article comes from Dr Rachel Colley, a researcher in Health Analysis Division, Statistics Canada. This article was originally published on the Statcan Blog as “Ten years of […]
November 17, 2017

Why are adults sedentary?

Today’s article comes from Dr Stephanie Prince Ware.  More information on Dr Prince Ware can be found at the bottom of this post.  Her recent paper […]
October 3, 2017

Sedentary Time in Older Adults: What we know, and where we need to go.

Today’s post comes from Dr Jennifer Copeland, and Dr Shilpa Dogra.  More information on the authors can be found at the bottom of this post. We […]