April 20, 2020

Sedentary behaviour interventions in real-world conditions: what are the health benefits?

Today’s post comes from Dr. Paddy Dempsey and colleagues, describing their new paper “Effects of sedentary behaviour interventions on biomarkers of cardiometabolic risk in adults: systematic […]
April 15, 2020

The time for pandemic uprising is here – let gravity be your friend!

Today’s blog post comes from Dr.Ragnar Viir, MD, PhD. More on Ragnar can be found at the bottom of this post. Let us bring space life […]
April 12, 2020

How are Canadians coping with the COVID-19 situation?

Today’s post comes from Dr. Scott Rollo, a postdoctoral fellow at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Research Institute. More on Scott can be found […]
April 3, 2020

Sedentary behavior patterns and adiposity in children: a study based on compositional data analysis

A paper titled “Sedentary behavior patterns and adiposity in children: a study based on compositional data analysis” was published in the BMC Pediatrics on April 2, […]
March 27, 2020

Sedentary behaviour surveillance in Canada: trends, challenges and lessons learned

In today’s post, Dr. Stephanie Prince Ware, a Research Scientist with the Centre for Surveillance and Applied Research at the Public Health Agency of Canada, describes […]
March 18, 2020

Electronic screen technology use and connection to nature in Canadian adolescents

Today’s post comes from Dr. Ian Janssen, a Professor of Kinesiology and Public Health at Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada. More on Ian can be found […]
March 12, 2020

Too much screen time for toddlers may lead to unhealthy behaviours in later childhood

Today’s post comes from Sophie Bozhi Chen and Dr. Falk Müller-Riemenschneider of the Saw Swee Hock of Public Health, National University of Singapore. More on Sophie […]
March 6, 2020

A comparison of self-reported and device measured sedentary behaviour in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis

A paper titled “A comparison of self-reported and device measured sedentary behaviour in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis” was published in the International Journal of […]
February 26, 2020

Possible benefits of replacing time spent in sedentary behaviour with moderate-to-vigorous physical activity for breast cancer survivors

A paper titled “Using Isotemporal Analyses to Examine the Relationships Between Daytime Activities and Cancer Recurrence Biomarkers in Breast Cancer Survivors” was published in the Journal […]