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 […]
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 […]