October 23, 2012

SBRN Presentations At ICPAPH 2012

The 3rd International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health is coming up later this month in Sydney, Australia, and SBRN members will be giving several […]
October 2, 2012

More discussion of the definition for sedentary behaviour

Earlier this year more than 50 SBRN members signed a letter promoting an updated definition of the term “sedentary behaviour” (you can view that letter here). […]
August 21, 2012

Diabetologia: Sedentary time in adults and the association with diabetes, cardiovascular disease and death: systematic review and meta-analysis

From Diabetologia: Aims/hypothesis   Sedentary (sitting) behaviours are ubiquitous in modern society. We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to examine the association of sedentary time with […]
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 […]
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.  […]