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 […]
April 15, 2020

The time for pandemic uprising is here – let gravity be your friend!

Today’s blog post comes from Dr.Ragnar Viir, MD, PhD. More on Ragnar can be found at the bottom of this post. Let us bring space life […]
April 12, 2020

How are Canadians coping with the COVID-19 situation?

Today’s post comes from Dr. Scott Rollo, a postdoctoral fellow at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Research Institute. More on Scott can be found […]