November 26, 2020

2020 WHO guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behaviour just released!

New WHO 2020 guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behaviour have just been launched. These guidelines update the previous WHO recommendations released in 2010 and provide evidence-based […]
November 18, 2020

How do office spatial environments influence sitting time and face-to-face interactions?

Today’s post comes from Dr Nyssa Hadgraft, a postdoctoral research fellow at the Centre for Urban Transitions at Swinburne University of Technology (Melbourne, Australia), describing their […]
November 13, 2020

Longitudinal associations of sedentary time and physical activity duration and patterns with cognitive development in early childhood

A new paper titled “Longitudinal associations of sedentary time and physical activity duration and patterns with cognitive development in early childhood” was recently published in the […]
November 12, 2020

WHO Global webinar for the launch of the new Guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behaviour – 26 Nov 2020

WHO will be holding a webinar to mark the launch of the new Guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behaviour on 26 November 2020 at 16:00 […]
November 4, 2020

Device-assessed physical activity and sedentary behavior in a community-based cohort of older adults

A paper titled “Device-assessed physical activity and sedentary behavior in a community-based cohort of older adults” was recently published in the BMC Public Health.  The summary […]
October 28, 2020

Exploring frailty through physical activity and sedentary behaviours

Today’s blog post comes from Andrea Mayo, a PhD student in the Department of Health at Dalhousie University (Canada). More about Andrea can be found at […]
October 22, 2020

Popliteal flow-mediated dilatory responses to an acute bout of prolonged sitting between earlier and later phases of natural menstrual and oral contraceptive pill cycles

A paper entitled “Popliteal flow-mediated dilatory responses to an acute bout of prolonged sitting between earlier and later phases of natural menstrual and oral contraceptive pill […]
October 8, 2020

Sedentary Time Accumulated in Bouts is Positively Associated with Disease Severity in Fibromyalgia: The Al-Ándalus Project

Thank you to Dr. Victor Segura Jiménez for sharing their paper, “Sedentary Time Accumulated in Bouts is Positively Associated with Disease Severity in Fibromyalgia: The Al-Ándalus […]
September 30, 2020

Daily physical activity and sedentary behaviour across occupational classifications in Canadian adults

A new article titled “Daily physical activity and sedentary behaviour across occupational classifications in Canadian adults ” was recently published in Health Reports, which is a peer-reviewed […]