September 26, 2018

Limiting children’s recreational screen time to less than two hours a day linked to better cognition

Only one in 20 US children in the study met the full recommended guidelines on recreational screen time, physical activity and sleep. Limiting recreational screen time […]
May 21, 2019

Social media’s enduring effect on adolescent life satisfaction

In our increasingly technophilic world, teens are spending large parts of their day engaging in screen-based behaviours, and specifically, social media. With regular media stories on […]
June 17, 2020

Temporal Dynamics of Sitting Behavior at Work

Today’s post comes from Pam ten Broeke, a PhD candidate at the Behavioural Science Institute at Radboud University, Netherlands, describing her recent study, “Temporal dynamics of […]
August 11, 2020

Coping during COVID-19 – keep screen time in check!

This blog provides a brief overview of an article published in Health Reports on July 15, 2020: “Exercise and screen time during the COVID-19 pandemic” by […]
August 20, 2020

Physical Activity, Screen Time and Sleep of Canadian Children and Youth During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Today’s post comes from Emi Vargatoth, describing a new study, “Canadian children’s and youth’s adherence to the 24-h movement guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic: A decision […]
August 27, 2020

University students’ knowledge, self-efficacy, outcome expectations and barriers related to reducing sedentary behaviour: A qualitative study

Today’s blog is provided by Dr. Navjot Pachu describing his new study titled “University students’ knowledge, self-efficacy, outcome expectations and barriers related to reducing sedentary behaviour: […]
September 11, 2020

Which countries have data on how long people sit per day?

Thank you to Matthew Mclaughlin (University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Population Health) for providing this blog post to SBRN. The post is summarizing a […]
October 28, 2020

Exploring frailty through physical activity and sedentary behaviours

Today’s blog post comes from Andrea Mayo, a PhD student in the Department of Health at Dalhousie University (Canada). More about Andrea can be found at […]
November 18, 2020

How do office spatial environments influence sitting time and face-to-face interactions?

Today’s post comes from Dr Nyssa Hadgraft, a postdoctoral research fellow at the Centre for Urban Transitions at Swinburne University of Technology (Melbourne, Australia), describing their […]