November 4, 2020

Device-assessed physical activity and sedentary behavior in a community-based cohort of older adults

A paper titled “Device-assessed physical activity and sedentary behavior in a community-based cohort of older adults” was recently published in the BMC Public Health.  The summary […]
October 28, 2020

Exploring frailty through physical activity and sedentary behaviours

Today’s blog post comes from Andrea Mayo, a PhD student in the Department of Health at Dalhousie University (Canada). More about Andrea can be found at […]
October 22, 2020

Popliteal flow-mediated dilatory responses to an acute bout of prolonged sitting between earlier and later phases of natural menstrual and oral contraceptive pill cycles

A paper entitled “Popliteal flow-mediated dilatory responses to an acute bout of prolonged sitting between earlier and later phases of natural menstrual and oral contraceptive pill […]
October 15, 2020

Canada Releases 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Adults

This morning Canada released the world’s first 24-hour Movement Guidelines for Adults.  This completes a cycle that began when Canada released the first 24-hour Movement Guidelines […]
October 8, 2020

Sedentary Time Accumulated in Bouts is Positively Associated with Disease Severity in Fibromyalgia: The Al-Ándalus Project

Thank you to Dr. Victor Segura Jiménez for sharing their paper, “Sedentary Time Accumulated in Bouts is Positively Associated with Disease Severity in Fibromyalgia: The Al-Ándalus […]
September 30, 2020

Daily physical activity and sedentary behaviour across occupational classifications in Canadian adults

A new article titled “Daily physical activity and sedentary behaviour across occupational classifications in Canadian adults ” was recently published in Health Reports, which is a peer-reviewed […]
September 24, 2020

National physical activity and sedentary behaviour policies in 76 countries: availability, comprehensiveness, implementation, and effectiveness

A new paper titled “National physical activity and sedentary behaviour policies in 76 countries: availability, comprehensiveness, implementation, and effectiveness” was just published in the International Journal […]
September 17, 2020

Feasibility of Measuring Sedentary Time Using Data From a Thigh-Worn Accelerometer: The 1970 British Cohort Study

A new study titled “Feasibility of Measuring Sedentary Time Using Data From a Thigh-Worn Accelerometer: The 1970 British Cohort Study” was recently published in the American […]
September 11, 2020

Which countries have data on how long people sit per day?

Thank you to Matthew Mclaughlin (University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Population Health) for providing this blog post to SBRN. The post is summarizing a […]