November 28, 2011

Indystar: On the job, on the move

Via Indystar.com: If Evin Mullins sits too long, she gets stiff and uncomfortable. Having juvenile rheumatoid arthritis makes sitting at work all day hard on her […]
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 […]
November 16, 2011

New Scientist: Computer user suffers "eThrombosis"

Via New Scientist: A team led by Richard Beasley of the Malaghan Institute of Medical Research in New Zealand identified a 32-year-old man who lost consciousness […]
November 9, 2011

Globe & Mail: Prolonged bouts of sitting increase cancer risk

From the Globe & Mail: As I listened to experts at the American Institute for Cancer Research annual conference in Washington, D.C., last week, it became […]
October 27, 2011

Vancouver Sun: Video Games Increase Food Intake in Teens

A recent study on video games and food intake, which was performed by SBRN member Dr Jean-Philippe Chaput, has been profiled by the Vancouver Sun: Teenagers […]
October 11, 2011

Special Issue of Journal of Applied Physiology Focusing on Sedentary Behaviour

A new issue of the Journal of Applied Physiology highlighting the physiology of sedentary behaviour and physical inactivity has just been published by the American Physiological […]
September 29, 2011

KGO-TV: Stanford hosts conference on the science of sedentary behavior

Via the Stanford School of Medicine Scope blog:
September 28, 2011

Stanford Medical School: Understanding the impact of sedentary behavior on children’s health

Via the Stanford Medical School’s Scope Blog: Previous research has shown that the majority of a student’s school day, 70 percent, is completely sedentary and that sitting for long […]
September 18, 2011

Toronto Star: Even with exercise, a desk job can hurt you

Via Healthzone.ca: The kids are back in school. All that frantic running around to keep them engaged during the hot, steamy summer is over. Now, with […]