October 7, 2015

The physiology of sedentary behavior in children with cerebral palsy and people with stroke.

Today’s post comes from Dr. Olaf Verschuren, of the Centre of Excellence for Rehabilitation Medicine in Utrecht. Children with cerebral palsy and adults with stroke are advised to […]
October 2, 2015

Targeting Physical Activity Doesn’t Reduce Sedentary Time

Via  Stone Hearth Newsletters (weblink is now defunct): For the first time, this new study has shown that increasing levels of physical activity is likely to be much […]
September 16, 2015

Revising on the run vs studying on the sofa

A new paper in IJBNPA examines the prospective associations between physical activity, sedentary behaviour, and academic achievement in British teens: Background We investigated prospective associations between […]
September 16, 2015

Everything Science Knows Right Now About Standing Desks

Fast Company Design has an article on a recent systematic review summarizing the available evidence on active workstations: If it wasn’t already clear through common sense, […]
September 11, 2015

New Study: The Interdependent Relationship Between Sedentary Behaviour and Physical Activity

A new study in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health examines the influence of urban design, neighbourhood built and social environment, and household […]
August 3, 2015

New study: Benefits of reallocating sitting to standing or stepping

A new study in the European Heart Journal has investigated the impact of (statistically) replacing sitting with standing or walking.  The abstract: Aims While excessive sitting […]
June 22, 2015

Sedentary behaviour and axiety: new systematic review

A systematic review exploring the link between sedentary behaviour and anxiety was published recently in the journal BMC Public Health. Background Previous research has linked sedentary […]
June 8, 2015

Britain releases Expert Statement on workplace sedentary behaviour

Last week an Expert Statement commissioned by Active Working CIC and Public Health England was published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine titled “The Sedentary […]
March 23, 2015

Wouldn’t it be cool if we could distinguish sitting from lying from sleeping?

This is one of the questions that will be addressed at the upcoming, Loch Lomond Lectures – Context is Key: Unlocking Physical Behaviour Data. This event is a small, […]