February 16, 2018

Benefits to heart health of reducing workplace sitting

Today’s post comes from Dr Genevieve Healy.  You can find out more about Dr Healy at the bottom of this post. Dr Healy, David Dunstan and […]
January 30, 2018

Sitting on a ticking time bomb: managing type 2 diabetes in a sitting-centric world

Today’s post comes from Dr Paddy Dempsey.  You can find more about Dr Dempsey’s work at the bottom of this post. To request copies of the […]
May 5, 2017

New textbook on sedentary behaviour and health

Human Kinetics has published a textbook titled Sedentary Behaviour and Health, edited by Drs Weimo Zhu and  Neville Owen.  From the Human Kinetics website: From office […]
March 24, 2017

Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for the Early Years: Please Complete This Brief Survey

As a childcare provider, practitioner or researcher whose work is in some way connected with physical activity, sedentary time and/or sleep, you are being invited to […]
October 11, 2016

Helping older adults become more active: the SITLESS study

Today’s post comes from Dr Mark Tully, and describes the SITLESS study.  You can find more about the study at http://sitless.eu/. The SITLESS study is an EU-funded […]
September 12, 2016

American Heart Association Releases Science Advisory on Sedentary Behaviour

The American Heart Association has released a Science Advisory on Sedentary Behaviour and health.  The abstract is available below.  The full paper is available here. Epidemiological […]
September 7, 2016

Colloquium on sedentary behaviour in Paris

The French National Observatory of Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour (ONAPS) will be hosting a colloquium on sedentary behaviour in Paris on October 12, 2016.  Speakers include […]
September 6, 2016

Systematic Review of Childhood Sedentary Behavior Questionnaires: What do We Know and What is Next?

A new systematic review in Sports Medicine has been published on sedentary behaviour questionnaires for children. A brief author summary is found below. A full copy of the […]
August 24, 2016

Funded PhD Opportunity in Perth, Australia

The below job posting is from Professor Leon Straker in Perth, Australia.  For more information, please contact Professor Straker directly. LL-Today (Live Lighter Tailored Online Diet […]