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 […]
January 19, 2015

How should we assess sedentary behaviour patterns in children using accelerometers?

Today’s post comes from Mai Chinapaw and Teatske Altenburg.  Their lab website can be found here. A recent commentary by Chinapaw et al. (Prev Med 2014) critically […]
January 12, 2015

Do physical activity interventions also decrease sedentary time?

Today’s post comes from friend and colleague Dr Stephanie Prince, discussing her important new paper published in Obesity Reviews (available free here).  More on Stephanie can […]
January 6, 2015

How sedentary are older adults?

Today’s post comes from Juliet Harvey. You can find out more about Mrs Harvey at the bottom of this post.  To submit your own post describing research of […]
February 13, 2014

The health hazards of sitting

The Washington Post recently published the above infographic on the health impact of sedentary behaviour.  The full infographic, with descriptions, is available here.
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 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 […]
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 […]
November 23, 2011

Neville Owen Explains the Health Impact of Sedentary Behaviour

Dr Neville Owen is one of the world’s foremost researchers of sedentary behaviour.  Based at the Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute and the University of Queensland, Dr Owen […]