October 28, 2013

American Academy of Pediatrics Release Updated Media/Screentime Guidelines

On October 28 the American Academy of Pediatrics updated their media/screentime recommendations for children and youth, published in the journal Pediatrics.  The paper includes recommendations for […]
September 9, 2013

New Study: Sitting-time, physical activity, and depressive symptoms in mid-aged women.

From the American Journal of Preventive Medicine: BACKGROUND: Associations of sitting-time and physical activity with depression are unclear. PURPOSE: To examine concurrent and prospective associations between […]
June 18, 2013

Risk of thrombosis: Another reason to avoid sitting?

Today’s guest post comes from PhD student Bethany Howard.  You can find out more about Bethany at the bottom of this post.  The study that she […]
May 28, 2013

SBRN at #ACSM13

The American College of Sports Medicine will be hosting their annual scientific meeting in Indianapolis, USA, this week, and there is a wealth of sedentary behaviour […]
May 27, 2013

New study: A 1 year prospective trial of treadmill desks

A new prospective study of the benefits of treadmill desks has just been published in the journal Obesity.  The abstract is below, and the full text […]
May 21, 2013

2014 Global Summit on the Physical Activity of Children: Early Bird Registration Now Open

The 2014 Global Summit on the Physical Activity of Children — “The Power to Move Kids” — which takes place in Toronto from May 19th-22nd, 2014, will bring […]
May 17, 2013

Measuring Muscle Visco-Elasticity in Horizontal Bed Rest Model for Better Understanding of Sedentary Life Style

R. Viir, Institute of Exercise Biology and Physiotherapy, University of Tartu, TartuEstonia  RehabCenter, RheumatismFoundationHospital, Heinola, Finland E-mail: ragnar.viir@ut.ee M. Pääsuke, Institute of Exercise Biology and Physiotherapy, […]
December 10, 2012

Very Important SBRN Member Survey

Below is a survey asking SBRN members about their views on the future of the organization, and whether or not the group should formally become a […]
December 5, 2012

SBRN Definition of Sedentary Behaviour Now Available in Spanish and Portuguese

  Earlier this year SBRN published an updated definition of the terms “sedentary” and “sedentary behaviour”, which was published in the journals Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism and Movement & […]