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 […]
November 9, 2011

Globe & Mail: Prolonged bouts of sitting increase cancer risk

From the Globe & Mail: As I listened to experts at the American Institute for Cancer Research annual conference in Washington, D.C., last week, it became […]
October 27, 2011

Vancouver Sun: Video Games Increase Food Intake in Teens

A recent study on video games and food intake, which was performed by SBRN member Dr Jean-Philippe Chaput, has been profiled by the Vancouver Sun: Teenagers […]
October 25, 2011

Does exposure to fast-paced television reduce cognitive function in young children?

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 […]
October 17, 2011

What works in school-based energy balance behaviour interventions and what does not? A systematic review of mediating mechanisms

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