June 4, 2020

Recommendations for older adults’ physical activity and sedentary behaviour during hospitalisation for an acute medical illness: an international Delphi study

A paper titled “Recommendations for older adults’ physical activity and sedentary behaviour during hospitalisation for an acute medical illness: an international Delphi study” was recently published […]
May 28, 2020

Impact of sedentarism due to the COVID-19 home confinement on neuromuscular, cardiovascular and metabolic health

A paper titled “Impact of sedentarism due to the COVID-19 home confinement on neuromuscular, cardiovascular and metabolic health: Physiological and pathophysiological implications and recommendations for physical […]
May 20, 2020

A Combined Health Action Process Approach and mHealth Intervention to Increase Non‐Sedentary Behaviours in Office‐Working Adults—A Randomised Controlled Trial

A paper titled “A Combined Health Action Process Approach and mHealth Intervention to Increase Non‐Sedentary Behaviours in Office‐Working Adults—A Randomised Controlled Trial” was published in the […]
May 13, 2020

Is adherence to 24-hour movement guidelines for children and youth associated with academic performance?

Today’s post comes from Amanda Lien, an MPH student at the University of Guelph, describing her recent study, “Adherence to 24-hour movement guidelines and academic performance […]
May 7, 2020

Sedentary Behaviour and Diabetes Information as a Source of Motivation to Reduce Daily Sitting Time in Office Workers: A Pilot Randomised Controlled Trial

A paper titled “Sedentary Behaviour and Diabetes Information as a Source of Motivation to Reduce Daily Sitting Time in Office Workers: A Pilot Randomised Controlled Trial” […]
April 29, 2020

Measures of sedentary behaviour: How do they compare?

Today’s post comes from Dr. Stephanie Prince Ware, a Research Scientist with the Centre for Surveillance and Applied Research at the Public Health Agency of Canada, […]
April 20, 2020

Sedentary behaviour interventions in real-world conditions: what are the health benefits?

Today’s post comes from Dr. Paddy Dempsey and colleagues, describing their new paper “Effects of sedentary behaviour interventions on biomarkers of cardiometabolic risk in adults: systematic […]
April 15, 2020

The time for pandemic uprising is here – let gravity be your friend!

Today’s blog post comes from Dr.Ragnar Viir, MD, PhD. More on Ragnar can be found at the bottom of this post. Let us bring space life […]
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 […]