October 3, 2017

October Issue of WellSpring Features SBRN Terminology Consensus Project

The October issue of the Alberta Centre for Active Living’s WellSpring publication features an article on the SBRN Terminology Consensus Project titled, “New sedentary behaviour definitions: […]
August 28, 2017

SBRN Terminology Consensus Project Well-Received According to Altmetric Analysis

Altmetrics are “metrics and qualitative data that are complementary to traditional, citation-based metrics. They can include (but are not limited to) peer reviews on Faculty of […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
March 23, 2015

Wouldn’t it be cool if we could distinguish sitting from lying from sleeping?

This is one of the questions that will be addressed at the upcoming, Loch Lomond Lectures – Context is Key: Unlocking Physical Behaviour Data. This event is a small, […]
March 23, 2015

Unplug and Play Week

March 23-29 is Unplug and Play Week in Canada.  From ParticipACTION: Turn off the screens. Turn up the play. Now that our electronics are only ever […]
March 18, 2015

Physical activity & sedentary behaviour surveillance and assessment event at EXPO in Milan

There will be an event titled ‘Physical activity & sedentary behaviour surveillance & assessment – maximizing Europe’s resources” at the EXPO in Milan on 14 May. Please […]
March 11, 2015

Author Summary of “Sedentary Time and Its Association with Risk for Disease Incidence, Mortality, and Hospitalization in Adults” paper, Published in the Annals of Internal Medicine (2015: 162:123-132)

Today’s post is a summary of a fascinating new paper published in Annals of Internal Medicine on the relationship between sedentary behaviour and premature mortality (available […]