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 […]
October 11, 2011

Special Issue of Journal of Applied Physiology Focusing on Sedentary Behaviour

A new issue of the Journal of Applied Physiology highlighting the physiology of sedentary behaviour and physical inactivity has just been published by the American Physiological […]
October 4, 2011

A cluster-randomized controlled trial to reduce sedentary behavior and promote physical activity and health of 8-9 year olds: The Transform-Us! Study

An interesting new study is now underway in Australia, which will look at the impact of reducing sedentary behaviour and increasing physical activity on health in […]
September 29, 2011

KGO-TV: Stanford hosts conference on the science of sedentary behavior

Via the Stanford School of Medicine Scope blog:
September 28, 2011

Stanford Medical School: Understanding the impact of sedentary behavior on children’s health

Via the Stanford Medical School’s Scope Blog: Previous research has shown that the majority of a student’s school day, 70 percent, is completely sedentary and that sitting for long […]
September 28, 2011

New Study: Bed Rest Abolishes Exercise-Induced mRNA Responses in Skeletal Muscle

A new study published online ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology suggests that prolonged sedentary behaviour may reduce the benefits of acute exercise.  […]
September 26, 2011

New Study: World’s First Systematic Review of Sedentary Behaviour and Health in School-Aged Children

Researchers at the Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group in the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute have published the world’s first systematic review […]