September 6, 2011

The Telegraph: Every hour of TV watching shortens life by 22 minutes

Via The Telegraph: Anyone who spends six hours a day in front of the box is at risk of dying five years sooner than those who […]
September 6, 2011

Statesman Journal: New studies make it hard to sit still

From the Statesman Journal: Experts have found our sedentary behavior might act as an independent risk factor for obesity, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. During […]
September 6, 2011

Daily Gleaner: UNB Researchers Study Physical Toll On Bus Drivers

From The Daily Gleaner: Two researchers from the University of New Brunswick have begun examining how the physical act of operating a motor vehicle impacts the […]
July 29, 2011

Slate: A Desk That Lets You Sit or Stand

July 22, 2011

Canada Releases World's First Evidence-Based Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines

TORONTO (ONTARIO) FEBRUARY 15, 2011 – The Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology’s (CSEP) Canadian Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines for Children and Youth are the first, systematic evidence-based […]
July 22, 2011

Men's Health: Is Your Office Chair Killing You?

Via Men’s Health: Do you lead an active lifestyle or a sedentary one? The question is simple, but the answer may not be as obvious as […]
July 22, 2011

Scientific American: Can Sitting Too Much Kill You?

Via Scientific American: We all know that physical activity is important for good health—regardless of your age, gender or body weight, living an active lifestyle can […]
July 22, 2011

NOW Magazine: Don't Be A Sitting Duck

Via NOW Magazine: I’ve got some important news. Are you sitting down? Well, then you’d better stand up. Because sitting is killing you. Well, that’s what […]
July 22, 2011

CBC News: Sitting takes toll on body, scientists find

Via CBC: The bodies of even the most physically active Canadians take a physiological hit from sitting for hours, say scientists who warn about health effects […]