March 18, 2020

Electronic screen technology use and connection to nature in Canadian adolescents

Today’s post comes from Dr. Ian Janssen, a Professor of Kinesiology and Public Health at Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada. More on Ian can be found […]
March 12, 2020

Too much screen time for toddlers may lead to unhealthy behaviours in later childhood

Today’s post comes from Sophie Bozhi Chen and Dr. Falk Müller-Riemenschneider of the Saw Swee Hock of Public Health, National University of Singapore. More on Sophie […]
March 6, 2020

A comparison of self-reported and device measured sedentary behaviour in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis

A paper titled “A comparison of self-reported and device measured sedentary behaviour in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis” was published in the International Journal of […]
February 26, 2020

Possible benefits of replacing time spent in sedentary behaviour with moderate-to-vigorous physical activity for breast cancer survivors

A paper titled “Using Isotemporal Analyses to Examine the Relationships Between Daytime Activities and Cancer Recurrence Biomarkers in Breast Cancer Survivors” was published in the Journal […]
February 18, 2020

Is it time to have quantitative targets for sedentary behaviour guidelines?

Today’s post comes from Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput from Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Research Institute and University of Ottawa. In the March 2020 issue of […]
February 10, 2020

Controversies in the science of sedentary behaviour and health

Today’s post comes from Professor Stuart Biddle of the University of Southern Queensland.  More on Professor Biddle can be found at the bottom of this post.  […]
February 5, 2020

Reducing Sedentary Time among Older Adults in Assisted Living: Perceptions, Barriers, and Motivators

A paper titled “Reducing Sedentary Time among Older Adults in Assisted Living: Perceptions, Barriers, and Motivators” was published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and […]
January 29, 2020

How Sedentary Are University Students? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

A paper titled “How Sedentary Are University Students? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis” has been published in Prevention Science on January 23, 2020; the full-text view-only […]
January 23, 2020

The role of the microbiota in sedentary life style disorders and ageing: Lessons from the animal kingdom

A review article titled “The role of the microbiota in sedentary life style disorders and ageing: Lessons from the animal kingdom“ was originally published in the […]