July 8, 2020

Canadian National Survey of Children and Youth Shows COVID-19 Restrictions Linked with Adverse Behaviours. Summer Homework – Get Kids Outside and Recalibrate Healthy Lifestyles.

OTTAWA, July 7 2020 A national survey commissioned by ParticipACTION shows evidence of collateral damage to the lifestyles of Canadian children and youth consequent to public […]
July 7, 2020

Impact of the COVID-19 virus outbreak on movement and play behaviours of Canadian children and youth: a national survey

A group of researchers from ParticipACTION, Outdoor Play Canada, and several universities from across Canada just published a paper, “Impact of the COVID-19 virus outbreak on […]
July 2, 2020

Change and determinants of total and context-specific sitting in adults: A 7-year longitudinal study

A paper titled “Change and determinants of total and context specific sitting in adults: A 7-year longitudinal study” was recently published in the Journal of Science […]
June 26, 2020

Validity and reliability of subjective methods to assess sedentary behaviour in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis

A paper titled “Validity and reliability of subjective methods to assess sedentary behaviour in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis” was published in the International Journal […]
June 18, 2020

SBRN Terminology Consensus Project Paper Wins 2020 IJBNPA Most Cited Methodology Paper Award!

A paper by SBRN Founder Dr. Mark Tremblay and coauthors, “Sedentary Behavior Research Network (SBRN) – Terminology Consensus Project process and outcome,” that was published in 2017 […]
June 17, 2020

Temporal Dynamics of Sitting Behavior at Work

Today’s post comes from Pam ten Broeke, a PhD candidate at the Behavioural Science Institute at Radboud University, Netherlands, describing her recent study, “Temporal dynamics of […]
June 10, 2020

5 tips to get you off the sofa — because sitting more during COVID-19 is hurting your health

In a recent piece published in The Conversation, Wuyou Sui, PhD candidate at Western University, Canada, discusses the science of sitting and provides some tips on […]
June 4, 2020

Recommendations for older adults’ physical activity and sedentary behaviour during hospitalisation for an acute medical illness: an international Delphi study

A paper titled “Recommendations for older adults’ physical activity and sedentary behaviour during hospitalisation for an acute medical illness: an international Delphi study” was recently published […]
May 28, 2020

Impact of sedentarism due to the COVID-19 home confinement on neuromuscular, cardiovascular and metabolic health

A paper titled “Impact of sedentarism due to the COVID-19 home confinement on neuromuscular, cardiovascular and metabolic health: Physiological and pathophysiological implications and recommendations for physical […]