May 28, 2012

SBRN hosts meetup at ICDAM, with another planned for ACSM for May 31

The Sedentary Behaviour Research Network recently had it’s first “real-world” meetup at the International Conference on Diet and Activity Methods in Rome, Italy.  The event was […]
May 22, 2012

MSSE: Breaks in Sedentary Time Decrease During Childhood

From Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise: Purpose: The frequency of interruptions in sedentary time (sedentary breaks) is an aspect of sedentary behaviors that may […]
May 17, 2012

Sedentary Behaviour in JAMA

In February of this year Dr Ulf Ekelund and colleagues published a study in JAMA examining the combined associations of MVPA and sedentary behaviour with cardiometabolic […]
May 14, 2012

Sedentary Behaviour Featured at The Source

  Sedentary behaviour has been added to The Source, a site which provides introductory sex- and gender-based analyses (SGBA) on prominent topics in women’s health, as well […]
May 8, 2012

Yahoo! News: Long commutes linked to larger waistlines

From Yahoo! News: People who drive long distances to work are more likely to be overweight and have poorer fitness levels than people who live closer […]
May 2, 2012

SBRN Publishes Updated Definition of Sedentary Behaviour

  Earlier today, the Sedentary Behaviour Research Network published an updated definition of the terms “sedentary” and “sedentary behaviour” in French and English in the journals Applied […]
April 30, 2012

New York Times: Don't Just Sit There

The New York Times featured recent sedentary behaviour research in their Sunday Opinion Pages this weekend: Studies of daily movement patterns, though, show that your typical […]
April 5, 2012

SBRN Hits 200 Members!

Congratulations SBRN members – we just hit the 200 mark!  Please continue to add studies to our expanding database of sedentary behaviour research, and let colleagues […]
April 3, 2012

APNM: Appetite regulation in response to sitting and energy imbalance

A new paper published this month in Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism by Kristen Granados and colleagues at Tufts University looks at the impact of prolonged sitting […]