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 […]
January 14, 2013

100 Ways to Stand Up For Your Health (Prevention)

Prevention magazine recently featured a list of 100 ways to break up your sedentary time on.  From their website: At Home 1. Hide your remote. If […]
November 25, 2012

More Discussion Around SBRN's Proposed Definition of Sedentary Behaviours Published in Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism

Earlier this year, SBRN published an updated definition of the terms “sedentary” and “sedentary behaviour” in response to confusion around the use of the terms in the […]
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 – […]