May 17, 2016

New paper: why are kids failing to meet sedentary behaviour guidelines?

  In May 2014, representatives from 15 countries gathered in Toronto, Canada, for the Global Summit on Physical Activity of Children. Experts reviewed available information and […]
May 5, 2016

Research Fellow Position at Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University is currently hiring a Research Fellow to work in the area of physical activity and sedentary behaviour. From the website: The School of […]
March 28, 2016

New Paper: Prevalence and Correlates of Sitting in Europeans

From the journal PLOS ONE: Objective Sedentary behaviour is increasingly recognized as an important health risk, but comparable data across Europe are scarce. The objective of […]
March 18, 2016

Workplace interventions for reducing sitting at work

An updated Cochrane Review has examined the impact of workplace interventions to reduce sitting.  From the plain language summary, available via the Cochrane Library. Why is the […]
December 24, 2015

Seasons Greetings

Wishing you a healthy, active holiday season and New Year. Best wishes from SBRN!
December 21, 2015

Recipe for a healthy day: how compositional data analysis can help us optimise our daily routine to be healthy.

Today’s post comes from Dr Sebastien Chastin at Glasgow Caledonian University.  What is the recipe for a healthy day? This is the question we explore in […]
December 20, 2015

Online Research Study: How does sitting affect muscles?

Dr Ragnar Viir is looking for participants to complete an online survey looking at the way that sitting impacts muscle function. From the survey: Muscular activity, […]
December 17, 2015

Why aren’t we capturing weather variation in active living research?

Today’s post comes from Dr. Tarun Katapally. You can find more on Dr. Katapally at the bottom of this post. We all seem to understand and experience […]
December 14, 2015

SBRN Membership Hits 1,000 Mark

The Sedentary Behaviour Research Network (SBRN) is celebrating signing up its 1,000th member. Launched in 2011, SBRN is the only organization for researchers and health professionals […]