July 3, 2019

How Can Using a Standing Desk Affect Your Productivity?

Today’s post comes from Wuyou Sui – more info can be found at the end of this post. Recently, research into the topic of excessive sitting, […]
June 25, 2019

Quality vs Quantity – Canadian Paediatric Society Position Statement on Screen Use in School-Aged Children and Adolescents

Headlines announcing new screen time limits have become the norm in this increasingly screen dependent era. The Position Statement released earlier this month by the Canadian […]
June 18, 2019

Post-Doctoral Opportunity in Brazil

The Applied Physiology & Nutrition Research Group at University of São Paulo’s Medical School (FMUSP), Brazil, is offering 3 post-doc positions to work on a project […]
June 18, 2019

Why is Sedentary Behavior Making an Appearance in Physical Activity Guidelines?

Today’s post comes from Dr Peter Katzmarzyk.  More info on Dr Katzmarzyk can be found at the bottom of the post. When the Physical Activity Guidelines […]
June 17, 2019

Popularity or Pathology? Internet Addiction and Gaming Disorder

Internet gaming has become a global pastime, and one that continues to grow. Unfortunately, its popularity is quickly becoming a pathology – the gaming disorder. With […]
June 11, 2019

Is Screen Time Truly Unhealthy for Children?

It is no secret that children and adolescents are spending increasing proportions of their time on smart phones, computers and television. These screen use habits are […]
May 21, 2019

Social media’s enduring effect on adolescent life satisfaction

In our increasingly technophilic world, teens are spending large parts of their day engaging in screen-based behaviours, and specifically, social media. With regular media stories on […]
March 11, 2019

New Class Announcement: Embodied Anatomy and the Sitting Disease Epidemic

SBRN member Jim Freda is teaching a new class starting this Spring—April—at two locations in the PCC system. Each class will address a different area of […]
February 28, 2019

Use of the activPALTM in a hot and humid place

Today’s article comes from the research team of Professor Stephen Heung-Sang Wong. More about the team can be found at the bottom of this post. This […]