October 2, 2018

Are sedentary children less physically literate?

Today’s post comes from Dr Travis Saunders, and was cross-posted to Obesity Panacea on the PLOS blog network. Physical literacy refers to the skills, motivation, and knowledge […]
September 26, 2018

Limiting children’s recreational screen time to less than two hours a day linked to better cognition

Only one in 20 US children in the study met the full recommended guidelines on recreational screen time, physical activity and sleep. Limiting recreational screen time […]
June 25, 2018

Does listening to music or watching television while exercising impact food intake or energy expenditure after the workout?

Today’s post comes from Ms Holly Livock, a recent MSc graduate from the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute.  You can find more on Holly […]
June 4, 2018

To maintain a healthy body weight, you need to match food intake to energy expenditure, but you also need to be physically active and metabolically flexible!

  Sedentary behavior is a risk factor for metabolic disease. Contemporary societies have largely engineered physical activity out of daily life to the point that physical […]
May 7, 2018

Reallocating time between sleep, sedentary and active behaviours: Associations with obesity and health in Canadian adults

Today’s post comes from Rachel Colley (Senior Research Analyst in the Health Analysis Division at Statistics Canada), and describes a new paper released on April 18, […]
April 30, 2018

What is the best questionnaire to measure sedentary behaviour? “well, it depends…”

Today’s post comes from Dr Manon Dontje. You can find more information on Dr Dontje at the bottom of this article. These days, more and more information […]
April 23, 2018

VitaBit-A new alternative for measuring sedentary behavior

Today’s post comes from Nathalie Berninger, a PhD Candidate in the Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience at Maastricht University, where she describes work recently published in the […]
April 6, 2018

Sedentary behaviour mechanisms: biological and behavioural pathways linking sitting to adverse health outcomes

Via the MRC Epidemiology Unit website: The Moller Centre, Cambridge, Saturday 13th October 2018 #ispahSBC2018 The ISPAH Sedentary Behaviour Council will run a one day workshop in Cambridge […]
March 21, 2018

Taxonomy-based content analysis of sedentary behavior questionnaires: A systematic review

Today’s post comes from researchers Salomé Aubert and Fabien Rivière, and describes their recent review of the content of sedentary behaviour questionnaires.  More on Salomé and Fabien can be […]