May 28, 2013

SBRN at #ACSM13

The American College of Sports Medicine will be hosting their annual scientific meeting in Indianapolis, USA, this week, and there is a wealth of sedentary behaviour […]
May 27, 2013

New study: A 1 year prospective trial of treadmill desks

A new prospective study of the benefits of treadmill desks has just been published in the journal Obesity.  The abstract is below, and the full text […]
May 21, 2013

2014 Global Summit on the Physical Activity of Children: Early Bird Registration Now Open

The 2014 Global Summit on the Physical Activity of Children — “The Power to Move Kids” — which takes place in Toronto from May 19th-22nd, 2014, will bring […]
May 17, 2013

Measuring Muscle Visco-Elasticity in Horizontal Bed Rest Model for Better Understanding of Sedentary Life Style

R. Viir, Institute of Exercise Biology and Physiotherapy, University of Tartu, TartuEstonia  RehabCenter, RheumatismFoundationHospital, Heinola, Finland E-mail: ragnar.viir@ut.ee M. Pääsuke, Institute of Exercise Biology and Physiotherapy, […]
December 10, 2012

Very Important SBRN Member Survey

Below is a survey asking SBRN members about their views on the future of the organization, and whether or not the group should formally become a […]
December 5, 2012

SBRN Definition of Sedentary Behaviour Now Available in Spanish and Portuguese

  Earlier this year SBRN published an updated definition of the terms “sedentary” and “sedentary behaviour”, which was published in the journals Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism and Movement & […]
December 4, 2012

Sedentary Behaviour and Physical Activity Post-Doctoral Positions Available

School of Physiotherapy and Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia Curtin University is the largest university in Western Australia with a strong […]
September 12, 2012

SBRN Reaches 300 Members!

Today SBRN reached 300 members!  Thanks to everyone who has joined the network so far, we look forward to many more members in the future!
August 21, 2012

Diabetologia: Sedentary time in adults and the association with diabetes, cardiovascular disease and death: systematic review and meta-analysis

From Diabetologia: Aims/hypothesis   Sedentary (sitting) behaviours are ubiquitous in modern society. We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to examine the association of sedentary time with […]