December 14, 2011

Journal of Obesity Publishes Special Issue On Sedentary Behaviour

The Open Access Journal of Obesity has just published a special issue devoted to sedentary behaviour.  From an editorial by guest editors Hollie Raynor, Dale Bond, […]
December 8, 2011

New York Times: Don’t Just Sit There, Work Out at Your Desk

From the New York Times: There is a solution to the evils of sitting: make it a point to get up and move throughout the workday. […]
December 5, 2011

SBRN Featured in Globe & Mail

The Sedentary Behaviour Research Network was featured in an article on sedentary behaviour this morning in the Globe & Mail, one of Canada’s largest newspapers: You’re […]
December 4, 2011

The Telegraph: Could a treadmill desk save your life?

From The Telegraph:   “We installed our first treadmill desks back in 2007,” Salo’s director of operations, Craig Dexheimer tells me. “We put four in a […]
November 28, 2011

Indystar: On the job, on the move

Via Indystar.com: If Evin Mullins sits too long, she gets stiff and uncomfortable. Having juvenile rheumatoid arthritis makes sitting at work all day hard on her […]
November 23, 2011

Neville Owen Explains the Health Impact of Sedentary Behaviour

Dr Neville Owen is one of the world’s foremost researchers of sedentary behaviour.  Based at the Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute and the University of Queensland, Dr Owen […]
November 17, 2011

Standing Desks – Not Just For Adults Anymore

SBRN is pleased to host weekly summaries of peer-reviewed research in the area of sedentary behaviour, written by graduate students and young investigators working in a […]
November 16, 2011

New Scientist: Computer user suffers "eThrombosis"

Via New Scientist: A team led by Richard Beasley of the Malaghan Institute of Medical Research in New Zealand identified a 32-year-old man who lost consciousness […]
November 10, 2011

Standing Desks: Do they work?

SBRN is pleased to host weekly summaries of peer-reviewed research in the area of sedentary behaviour, written by graduate students and young investigators working in a […]