June 10, 2017

CHEO-Led Project Secures Worldwide Consensus on the Terminology that Supports Research into Sedentary Behaviour

OTTAWA, ON – June 10, 2017 – A worldwide network of scientists examining the links between sedentary lifestyles and health problems such as obesity and cardiovascular […]
March 24, 2017

Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for the Early Years: Please Complete This Brief Survey

As a childcare provider, practitioner or researcher whose work is in some way connected with physical activity, sedentary time and/or sleep, you are being invited to […]
December 24, 2015

Seasons Greetings

Wishing you a healthy, active holiday season and New Year. Best wishes from SBRN!
December 17, 2015

Why aren’t we capturing weather variation in active living research?

Today’s post comes from Dr. Tarun Katapally. You can find more on Dr. Katapally at the bottom of this post. We all seem to understand and experience […]
December 14, 2015

SBRN Membership Hits 1,000 Mark

The Sedentary Behaviour Research Network (SBRN) is celebrating signing up its 1,000th member. Launched in 2011, SBRN is the only organization for researchers and health professionals […]
September 11, 2015

New Study: The Interdependent Relationship Between Sedentary Behaviour and Physical Activity

A new study in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health examines the influence of urban design, neighbourhood built and social environment, and household […]
March 23, 2015

Wouldn’t it be cool if we could distinguish sitting from lying from sleeping?

This is one of the questions that will be addressed at the upcoming, Loch Lomond Lectures – Context is Key: Unlocking Physical Behaviour Data. This event is a small, […]
January 20, 2015

New Sedentary Behaviour Systematic Review Garnering Significant Media Attention

A systematic review and meta-analysis on the link between sedentary time and health outcomes in adults that was published today is receiving significant attention in the […]
November 3, 2014

Centenarian Explains One of the Keys to Longevity

Dr. Morris Collen, a physician and pioneer of computerized medicine, passed away in September at the age of 100 years. The New York Times ran a […]