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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 research on the program.  You can find a full list of the presentations related to sedentary behaviour here.

The below presentations will be led by members of SBRN.  If you are giving a presentation related to sedentary behaviour at ACSM or another conference, send the presentation time and location to Travis Saunders at tsaunders (at) cheo (dot) on (dot) ca.

Poster Presentations

Sedentary/active Behaviors And Cardiometabolic Risk: Protective Effects Of Sleep Duration, Nhanes 2005-2006.  Matthew P. Buman, Elisabeth A. H. Winkler, Jonathan M. Kurka, Eric B. Hekler, Neville Owen, Barbara E. Ainsworth, Genevieve N. Healy, Paul A. Gardiner. Session: Thematic Poster B-18. Sedentary Behavior: Effects on Health Wednesday, May 29, 2013 1:00 – 3:00 PM

Sedentary Behaviour, Visceral Fat And Cardiometabolic Risk: 6-year Longitudinal Study From The Quebec Family Study. Travis J. Saunders, Mark S. Tremblay, Jean-Pierre Després, Claude Bouchard, Angelo Tremblay, Jean-Philippe Chaput.  Session: Thematic Poster B-18. Sedentary Behavior: Effects on Health Wednesday, May 29, 2013 1:00 – 3:00 PM.


Sedentary Behavior and Cardiometabolic Risk: Emerging Experimental Evidence. SBRN members presenting during this session include Neville Owen (Chair), Sarah Kozey-Keadle (Does Reducing Sedentary Behavior Enhance the Benefits of Exercise?), Travis Saunders (The Metabolic and Behavioral Impact of One Day of Prolonged Sitting in Children and Youth) and David Dunstan (Understanding the Acute and Cumulative Metabolic Effects of Prolonged Sitting in Adults).

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