February 18, 2020

Is it time to have quantitative targets for sedentary behaviour guidelines?

Today’s post comes from Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput from Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Research Institute and University of Ottawa. In the March 2020 issue of […]
February 5, 2020

Reducing Sedentary Time among Older Adults in Assisted Living: Perceptions, Barriers, and Motivators

A paper titled “Reducing Sedentary Time among Older Adults in Assisted Living: Perceptions, Barriers, and Motivators” was published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and […]
January 29, 2020

How Sedentary Are University Students? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

A paper titled “How Sedentary Are University Students? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis” has been published in Prevention Science on January 23, 2020; the full-text view-only […]
January 23, 2020

The role of the microbiota in sedentary life style disorders and ageing: Lessons from the animal kingdom

A review article titled “The role of the microbiota in sedentary life style disorders and ageing: Lessons from the animal kingdom“ was originally published in the […]
January 15, 2020

A Scoping Review of Digital Tools to Reduce Sedentary Behavior or Increase Physical Activity in Knowledge Workers

A paper, titled “A Scoping Review of Digital Tools to Reduce Sedentary Behavior or Increase Physical Activity in Knowledge Workers”, was originally published in the International […]
January 8, 2020

Psychosocial Stress, Sedentary Behavior, and Physical Activity during Pregnancy among Canadian Women: Relationships in a Diverse Cohort and a Nationwide Sample

A paper, titled “Psychosocial Stress, Sedentary Behavior, and Physical Activity during Pregnancy among Canadian Women: Relationships in a Diverse Cohort and a Nationwide Sample”, was published […]
December 23, 2019

Adults’ Preferences for Behavior Change Techniques and Engagement Features in a Mobile App to Promote 24-Hour Movement Behaviors: Cross-Sectional Survey Study

A paper  titled “Adults’ Preferences for Behavior Change Techniques and Engagement Features in a Mobile App to Promote 24-Hour Movement Behaviors: Cross-Sectional Survey Study“  was originally […]
December 19, 2019

Getting Less Screen Time and Enough Sleep Associated with Reduced Impulsivity in Children

Today’s post comes from Emi Vargatoth, a medical student at the University of Ottawa. More on Emi can be found at the bottom of this post. […]
December 11, 2019

Physical activity and sedentary behaviour in Bangladesh: a systematic scoping review

A paper, titled “Physical activity and sedentary behaviour in Bangladesh: a systematic scoping review”, will be published in the Public Health journal in February 2020. The […]