June 25, 2018

Does listening to music or watching television while exercising impact food intake or energy expenditure after the workout?

Today’s post comes from Ms Holly Livock, a recent MSc graduate from the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute.  You can find more on Holly […]
June 4, 2018

To maintain a healthy body weight, you need to match food intake to energy expenditure, but you also need to be physically active and metabolically flexible!

  Sedentary behavior is a risk factor for metabolic disease. Contemporary societies have largely engineered physical activity out of daily life to the point that physical […]
May 7, 2018

Reallocating time between sleep, sedentary and active behaviours: Associations with obesity and health in Canadian adults

Today’s post comes from Rachel Colley (Senior Research Analyst in the Health Analysis Division at Statistics Canada), and describes a new paper released on April 18, […]
April 30, 2018

What is the best questionnaire to measure sedentary behaviour? “well, it depends…”

Today’s post comes from Dr Manon Dontje. You can find more information on Dr Dontje at the bottom of this article. These days, more and more information […]
April 23, 2018

VitaBit-A new alternative for measuring sedentary behavior

Today’s post comes from Nathalie Berninger, a PhD Candidate in the Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience at Maastricht University, where she describes work recently published in the […]
April 6, 2018

Sedentary behaviour mechanisms: biological and behavioural pathways linking sitting to adverse health outcomes

Via the MRC Epidemiology Unit website: The Moller Centre, Cambridge, Saturday 13th October 2018 #ispahSBC2018 The ISPAH Sedentary Behaviour Council will run a one day workshop in Cambridge […]
March 21, 2018

Taxonomy-based content analysis of sedentary behavior questionnaires: A systematic review

Today’s post comes from researchers Salomé Aubert and Fabien Rivière, and describes their recent review of the content of sedentary behaviour questionnaires.  More on Salomé and Fabien can be […]
March 14, 2018

Do we fatten our kids in front of screens? Yes, no, maybe, it depends!

Today’s post comes from Professor Stuart Biddle, of the University of Southern Queensland.  More on Professor Biddle, and links to papers cited in this article, can […]
February 16, 2018

Benefits to heart health of reducing workplace sitting

Today’s post comes from Dr Genevieve Healy.  You can find out more about Dr Healy at the bottom of this post. Dr Healy, David Dunstan and […]