August 9, 2012

New Paper: Impact of “noncaloric” activity-related factors on the predisposition to obesity in children

From the Journal of Risk Management and Healthcare Policy: The research related to childhood obesity generally emphasizes the impact of unhealthy eating and sedentary behavior as […]
July 23, 2012

SBRN Publishes Updated Definition of Sedentary Behaviour, Part 2

Earlier this year SBRN published a new definition of sedentary behaviour in in French and English in the journals Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism, Movement & Sport Sciences – […]
July 10, 2012

BMJ Open: Sedentary behaviour and life expectancy

From BMJ Open: Objectives To determine the impact of sitting and television viewing on life expectancy in the USA. Design Prevalence-based cause-deleted life table analysis. Setting Summary RRs of […]
July 5, 2012

SBRN Members Present And Meet At ACSM

As with previous meetups at ICDAM and ISBNPA, SBRN recently hosted an informal meetup at the American College of Sports Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting in San […]
June 13, 2012

British Heart Foundation Releases Report on Sedentary Behaviour

The British Heart Foundation National Centre has just released an evidence briefing focused on sedentary behaviour.  From their website: The benefits of a physically active lifestyle […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]