August 28, 2017

SBRN Terminology Consensus Project Well-Received According to Altmetric Analysis

Altmetrics are “metrics and qualitative data that are complementary to traditional, citation-based metrics. They can include (but are not limited to) peer reviews on Faculty of […]
August 17, 2017

Improve your in health by swapping out sitting time

Today’s post comes from Drs Annemarie Koster and Julianne van der Berg.  For more information on their work, please see the bottom of this post. Doing desk […]
August 9, 2017

Which activity types are healthy alternatives to replace leisure screen time and reduce mortality risk?

Today’s post comes from Dr Katrien Wijndaele, University of Cambridge, UK. More information on Dr Wijndaele can be found at the bottom of this post. Excessive leisure […]
July 12, 2017

SBRN Terminology Consensus Project PowerPoint Presentation

When the SBRN Terminology Consensus Project was released on Saturday, June 10th, 2017, several of the lead researchers on the project made presentations at a symposium […]
June 10, 2017

How do you define sedentary behaviour?

Figure 1. Conceptual framework from Tremblay et al. 2017. In the past 20 years, the amount of research published using the term sedentary behaviour has grown […]
June 10, 2017

CHEO-Led Project Secures Worldwide Consensus on the Terminology that Supports Research into Sedentary Behaviour

OTTAWA, ON – June 10, 2017 – A worldwide network of scientists examining the links between sedentary lifestyles and health problems such as obesity and cardiovascular […]
May 5, 2017

New textbook on sedentary behaviour and health

Human Kinetics has published a textbook titled Sedentary Behaviour and Health, edited by Drs Weimo Zhu and  Neville Owen.  From the Human Kinetics website: From office […]
April 9, 2017

Funded Post Doc and MHSc opportunity at University of Ontario Institute of Technology

From the UOIT (Please contact Dr. Shilpa Dogra for further details): Applications are invited for a Post-doctoral Fellow position in the Health and Human Performance Laboratory […]
March 24, 2017

Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for the Early Years: Please Complete This Brief Survey

As a childcare provider, practitioner or researcher whose work is in some way connected with physical activity, sedentary time and/or sleep, you are being invited to […]