December 16, 2011

Bienvenue au Réseau de Recherche sur le Comportement Sédentaire

The Sedentary Behaviour Research Network now has a French title: Réseau de recherche sur le comportement sédentaire (thanks to SBRN members Richard Larouche and Jean-Philippe Chaput […]
January 8, 2012

MacVoices: Walk While You Work

Via Macvoices: As the countdown to Macworld|iWorld 2012 speeds up, Glenn Fleishman and Lex Friedman preview their session on the new trend of standing, rather than sitting, while you work. Going one […]
January 12, 2012

Runner's World: Activity Won’t Protect from Effects of Excessive Sitting

Via Runner’s World: A new study from the Journal of Clinical Nutrition indicates that not even active folks can escape the harmful effects of sitting for […]
February 7, 2012

SBRN Featured in Ottawa Citizen and Vancouver Sun

From the Ottawa Citizen and Vancouver Sun: In September, Tremblay’s team at CHEO helped launch the Sedentary Behaviour Research Network ( that has so far connected […]
February 9, 2012

The Read & Ride Program – Reducing Classroom Sedentary Behaviour

SBRN is pleased to publish guest posts in the area of sedentary behaviour, written by graduate students and young investigators working in a range of disciplines.  […]
February 15, 2012

JAMA: Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity and Sedentary Time and Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in Children and Adolescents

From the Journal of the American Medical Association: Context Sparse data exist on the combined associations between physical activity and sedentary time with cardiometabolic risk factors […]
March 8, 2012

Diabetes Care: Breaking Up Prolonged Sitting Reduces Postprandial Glucose and Insulin Responses

Published ahead-of-print this week in Diabetes Care: OBJECTIVE Observational studies show breaking up prolonged sitting has beneficial associations with cardiometabolic risk markers, but intervention studies are required to […]
March 12, 2012

Finance & Commerce: Cancer fears may alter the sedentary job

Via Finance & Commerce: Despite a wave of evidence that too much sitting on the job triggers life-shortening illnesses, most companies and safety regulators are in […]
March 20, 2012

SBRN featured in Maclean's Magazine

The Sedentary Behaviour Research Network was featured in the recent health issue of Maclean’s Magazine, Canada’s weekly current affairs magazine: Canadian adults are now spending about […]