Special Issue of Journal of Applied Physiology Focusing on Sedentary Behaviour

A cluster-randomized controlled trial to reduce sedentary behavior and promote physical activity and health of 8-9 year olds: The Transform-Us! Study
October 4, 2011
What works in school-based energy balance behaviour interventions and what does not? A systematic review of mediating mechanisms
October 17, 2011

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 Society.  The issue contains 4 articles focused on sedentary behaviour:

  1. Understanding multi-organ pathology from insufficient exercise
  2. Physical inactivity as the culprit of metabolic inflexibility: evidence from bed-rest studies
  3. Metabolic deterioration of the sedentary control group in clinical trials
  4. Metabolic disruptions induced by reduced ambulatory activity in free-living humans

The full articles can be accessed via the Journal of Applied Physiology website.  Thanks to SBRN members Patrice Brassard and Ash Routen for pointing out the special issue.

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