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 […]
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 […]
December 14, 2011

Journal of Obesity Publishes Special Issue On Sedentary Behaviour

The Open Access Journal of Obesity has just published a special issue devoted to sedentary behaviour.  From an editorial by guest editors Hollie Raynor, Dale Bond, […]
November 23, 2011

Neville Owen Explains the Health Impact of Sedentary Behaviour

Dr Neville Owen is one of the world’s foremost researchers of sedentary behaviour.  Based at the Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute and the University of Queensland, Dr Owen […]
November 17, 2011

Standing Desks – Not Just For Adults Anymore

SBRN is pleased to host weekly summaries of peer-reviewed research in the area of sedentary behaviour, written by graduate students and young investigators working in a […]
October 27, 2011

Vancouver Sun: Video Games Increase Food Intake in Teens

A recent study on video games and food intake, which was performed by SBRN member Dr Jean-Philippe Chaput, has been profiled by the Vancouver Sun: Teenagers […]
October 11, 2011

Special Issue of Journal of Applied Physiology Focusing on Sedentary Behaviour

A new issue of the Journal of Applied Physiology highlighting the physiology of sedentary behaviour and physical inactivity has just been published by the American Physiological […]
October 4, 2011

A cluster-randomized controlled trial to reduce sedentary behavior and promote physical activity and health of 8-9 year olds: The Transform-Us! Study

An interesting new study is now underway in Australia, which will look at the impact of reducing sedentary behaviour and increasing physical activity on health in […]
September 28, 2011

New Study: Bed Rest Abolishes Exercise-Induced mRNA Responses in Skeletal Muscle

A new study published online ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology suggests that prolonged sedentary behaviour may reduce the benefits of acute exercise.  […]