November 17, 2017

Why are adults sedentary?

Today’s article comes from Dr Stephanie Prince Ware.  More information on Dr Prince Ware can be found at the bottom of this post.  Her recent paper […]
October 3, 2017

Sedentary Time in Older Adults: What we know, and where we need to go.

Today’s post comes from Dr Jennifer Copeland, and Dr Shilpa Dogra.  More information on the authors can be found at the bottom of this post. We […]
September 27, 2017

Is all screen time bad?

Travis’ Note: Today’s post comes from  Dr Allana LeBlanc.  You can find more on Allana at the bottom of this post. If you’re not familiar with […]
September 13, 2017

Breaks from sitting can improve post-meal glucose and insulin: is the type of break important?

Today’s post comes from Dr Robyn Larsen.  More information on Dr Larsen can be found at the bottom of this post. The concept of breaks in […]
August 17, 2017

Improve your in health by swapping out sitting time

Today’s post comes from Drs Annemarie Koster and Julianne van der Berg.  For more information on their work, please see the bottom of this post. Doing desk […]
August 9, 2017

Which activity types are healthy alternatives to replace leisure screen time and reduce mortality risk?

Today’s post comes from Dr Katrien Wijndaele, University of Cambridge, UK. More information on Dr Wijndaele can be found at the bottom of this post. Excessive leisure […]
June 10, 2017

How do you define sedentary behaviour?

Figure 1. Conceptual framework from Tremblay et al. 2017. In the past 20 years, the amount of research published using the term sedentary behaviour has grown […]
May 5, 2017

New textbook on sedentary behaviour and health

Human Kinetics has published a textbook titled Sedentary Behaviour and Health, edited by Drs Weimo Zhu and  Neville Owen.  From the Human Kinetics website: From office […]
April 9, 2017

Funded Post Doc and MHSc opportunity at University of Ontario Institute of Technology

From the UOIT (Please contact Dr. Shilpa Dogra for further details): Applications are invited for a Post-doctoral Fellow position in the Health and Human Performance Laboratory […]