March 27, 2012

Canada Releases Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines for Children Aged 0-4

SBRN is pleased to host regular summaries of peer-reviewed research in the area of sedentary behaviour, written by graduate students and young investigators working in a […]
March 30, 2012

Sedentary Behaviours International Taxonomy (SIT)

A group  of researchers based in Britain are attempting to create a taxonomy of terms related to sedentary behaviour. From the SIT website: SIT is a […]
April 3, 2012

APNM: Appetite regulation in response to sitting and energy imbalance

A new paper published this month in Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism by Kristen Granados and colleagues at Tufts University looks at the impact of prolonged sitting […]
April 5, 2012

SBRN Hits 200 Members!

Congratulations SBRN members – we just hit the 200 mark!  Please continue to add studies to our expanding database of sedentary behaviour research, and let colleagues […]
April 30, 2012

New York Times: Don't Just Sit There

The New York Times featured recent sedentary behaviour research in their Sunday Opinion Pages this weekend: Studies of daily movement patterns, though, show that your typical […]
May 2, 2012

SBRN Publishes Updated Definition of Sedentary Behaviour

  Earlier today, the Sedentary Behaviour Research Network published an updated definition of the terms “sedentary” and “sedentary behaviour” in French and English in the journals Applied […]
May 8, 2012

Yahoo! News: Long commutes linked to larger waistlines

From Yahoo! News: People who drive long distances to work are more likely to be overweight and have poorer fitness levels than people who live closer […]
May 14, 2012

Sedentary Behaviour Featured at The Source

  Sedentary behaviour has been added to The Source, a site which provides introductory sex- and gender-based analyses (SGBA) on prominent topics in women’s health, as well […]
May 17, 2012

Sedentary Behaviour in JAMA

In February of this year Dr Ulf Ekelund and colleagues published a study in JAMA examining the combined associations of MVPA and sedentary behaviour with cardiometabolic […]