November 26, 2020

2020 WHO guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behaviour just released!

New WHO 2020 guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behaviour have just been launched. These guidelines update the previous WHO recommendations released in 2010 and provide evidence-based […]
November 12, 2020

WHO Global webinar for the launch of the new Guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behaviour – 26 Nov 2020

WHO will be holding a webinar to mark the launch of the new Guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behaviour on 26 November 2020 at 16:00 […]
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 […]
August 1, 2020

Congratulations to the 2020 SBRN Award Winners!

The Sedentary Behaviour Research Network (SBRN) is proud to announce the 2020 SBRN Annual Award recipients: 2020 SBRN Research Leadership Award for outstanding leadership in research […]
July 8, 2020

Canadian National Survey of Children and Youth Shows COVID-19 Restrictions Linked with Adverse Behaviours. Summer Homework – Get Kids Outside and Recalibrate Healthy Lifestyles.

OTTAWA, July 7 2020 A national survey commissioned by ParticipACTION shows evidence of collateral damage to the lifestyles of Canadian children and youth consequent to public […]
June 18, 2020

SBRN Terminology Consensus Project Paper Wins 2020 IJBNPA Most Cited Methodology Paper Award!

A paper by SBRN Founder Dr. Mark Tremblay and coauthors, “Sedentary Behavior Research Network (SBRN) – Terminology Consensus Project process and outcome,” that was published in 2017 […]
May 13, 2020

Is adherence to 24-hour movement guidelines for children and youth associated with academic performance?

Today’s post comes from Amanda Lien, an MPH student at the University of Guelph, describing her recent study, “Adherence to 24-hour movement guidelines and academic performance […]
April 29, 2020

Measures of sedentary behaviour: How do they compare?

Today’s post comes from Dr. Stephanie Prince Ware, a Research Scientist with the Centre for Surveillance and Applied Research at the Public Health Agency of Canada, […]
April 20, 2020

Sedentary behaviour interventions in real-world conditions: what are the health benefits?

Today’s post comes from Dr. Paddy Dempsey and colleagues, describing their new paper “Effects of sedentary behaviour interventions on biomarkers of cardiometabolic risk in adults: systematic […]