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 […]
September 7, 2011

PassportSanté.net: Chaque heure devant la télé réduirait l’espérance de vie de 20 minutes

A new article on sedentary behaviour was published yesterday on the French Canadian health website PasseportSanté.net: Les chercheurs ont trouvé que le temps que les Australiens […]
September 7, 2011

Denver Post: The health benefits of working on your feet

From the Denver Post: News about the perils of prolonged sitting originally inspired Sue Hewitt, 52, to ditch her seat for her feet. Now, six others […]