March 24, 2023

Utah passed legislation around social media for children, including a virtual social media curfew!

Utah became the first state to limit how children can use social media after Gov. Spencer Cox signed two social media regulation bills on Thursday, March […]
March 21, 2023

How would you define “healthy screen use” or “healthy screen-based behaviours” in children and adolescents?

This post is provided by Anjana Rajagopal (Ph.D. student at the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Queensland, Australia), who is conducting research with […]
March 16, 2023

The relationship between sedentary behavior and dry eye disease

A paper titled “The relationship between sedentary behavior and dry eye disease” was recently published in the Ocular Surface journal. The summary of the paper and […]
March 8, 2023

The Socioeconomic Paradox of Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior in Europe

A paper titled “The Socioeconomic Paradox of Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior in Europe” was recently published in the Journal of Physical Activity and Health. The […]
February 28, 2023

Validity of the Modified SIT-Q 7d for Estimating Sedentary Break Frequency and Duration in Home-Based Office Workers During the COVID-19 Global Pandemic: A Secondary Analysis

A paper titled “Validity of the Modified SIT-Q 7d for Estimating Sedentary Break Frequency and Duration in Home-Based Office Workers During the COVID-19 Global Pandemic: A […]
February 22, 2023

CHAP-child: an open source method for estimating sit-to-stand transitions and sedentary bout patterns from hip accelerometers among children

A paper titled “CHAP-child: an open source method for estimating sit-to-stand transitions and sedentary bout patterns from hip accelerometers among children” was recently published in the […]
February 16, 2023

A 12-week consumer wearable activity tracker-based intervention reduces sedentary behaviour and improves cardiometabolic health in free-living sedentary adults: a randomised controlled trial

Thank you to Dr. Wouter Franssen from Hasselt University, Belgium for sharing their paper titled “A 12-week consumer wearable activity tracker-based intervention reduces sedentary behaviour and […]
February 8, 2023

Sedentary behaviour and sleep quality

A paper titled “Sedentary behaviour and sleep quality” was recently published in Scientific Reports. The summary of the paper and citation details are re-posted below. The […]
January 31, 2023

Economic burden of excessive sedentary behaviour in Canada

This blog provides a brief overview of an article titled “Economic burden of excessive sedentary behaviour in Canada” just published in the Canadian Journal of Public […]