March 18, 2016

Workplace interventions for reducing sitting at work

An updated Cochrane Review has examined the impact of workplace interventions to reduce sitting.  From the plain language summary, available via the Cochrane Library. Why is the […]
December 24, 2015

Seasons Greetings

Wishing you a healthy, active holiday season and New Year. Best wishes from SBRN!
December 21, 2015

Recipe for a healthy day: how compositional data analysis can help us optimise our daily routine to be healthy.

Today’s post comes from Dr Sebastien Chastin at Glasgow Caledonian University.  What is the recipe for a healthy day? This is the question we explore in […]
December 20, 2015

Online Research Study: How does sitting affect muscles?

Dr Ragnar Viir is looking for participants to complete an online survey looking at the way that sitting impacts muscle function. From the survey: Muscular activity, […]
December 17, 2015

Why aren’t we capturing weather variation in active living research?

Today’s post comes from Dr. Tarun Katapally. You can find more on Dr. Katapally at the bottom of this post. We all seem to understand and experience […]
December 14, 2015

SBRN Membership Hits 1,000 Mark

The Sedentary Behaviour Research Network (SBRN) is celebrating signing up its 1,000th member. Launched in 2011, SBRN is the only organization for researchers and health professionals […]
December 1, 2015

MSc opportunity at University of Regina (Canada)

Dr Katya Herman currently has funding available for 2 MSc students with an interest in physical activity and sedentary behaviour epidemiology.  Students should have a minimum 80% […]
November 25, 2015

Of possible interest: Please complete this brief survey

The below study may be of interest to SBRN members.  Please see details below. As a practitioner or researcher whose work is in some way connected […]
November 16, 2015

Exploring the context of sedentary behaviour in older adults (what, where, why, when and with whom)

Today’s post comes from PhD student Calum Leask, describing his new paper, which is available here.  You can find more on Calum at the bottom of […]