May 2, 2012

SBRN Publishes Updated Definition of Sedentary Behaviour

  Earlier today, the Sedentary Behaviour Research Network published an updated definition of the terms “sedentary” and “sedentary behaviour” in French and English in the journals Applied […]
April 30, 2012

New York Times: Don't Just Sit There

The New York Times featured recent sedentary behaviour research in their Sunday Opinion Pages this weekend: Studies of daily movement patterns, though, show that your typical […]
April 5, 2012

SBRN Hits 200 Members!

Congratulations SBRN members – we just hit the 200 mark!  Please continue to add studies to our expanding database of sedentary behaviour research, and let colleagues […]
April 3, 2012

APNM: Appetite regulation in response to sitting and energy imbalance

A new paper published this month in Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism by Kristen Granados and colleagues at Tufts University looks at the impact of prolonged sitting […]
March 30, 2012

Sedentary Behaviours International Taxonomy (SIT)

A group  of researchers based in Britain are attempting to create a taxonomy of terms related to sedentary behaviour. From the SIT website: SIT is a […]
March 27, 2012

Canada Releases Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines for Children Aged 0-4

SBRN is pleased to host regular summaries of peer-reviewed research in the area of sedentary behaviour, written by graduate students and young investigators working in a […]
March 20, 2012

SBRN featured in Maclean's Magazine

The Sedentary Behaviour Research Network was featured in the recent health issue of Maclean’s Magazine, Canada’s weekly current affairs magazine: Canadian adults are now spending about […]
March 12, 2012

Finance & Commerce: Cancer fears may alter the sedentary job

Via Finance & Commerce: Despite a wave of evidence that too much sitting on the job triggers life-shortening illnesses, most companies and safety regulators are in […]
March 8, 2012

Diabetes Care: Breaking Up Prolonged Sitting Reduces Postprandial Glucose and Insulin Responses

Published ahead-of-print this week in Diabetes Care: OBJECTIVE Observational studies show breaking up prolonged sitting has beneficial associations with cardiometabolic risk markers, but intervention studies are required to […]