November 6, 2019

Are You Losing Sleep Over Your Cellphone?

Today’s blog comes from Katie MacAskill. More info on Katie can be found at the end of this post. Sleep is one of the most important […]
December 19, 2019

Getting Less Screen Time and Enough Sleep Associated with Reduced Impulsivity in Children

Today’s post comes from Emi Vargatoth, a medical student at the University of Ottawa. More on Emi can be found at the bottom of this post. […]
January 23, 2020

The role of the microbiota in sedentary life style disorders and ageing: Lessons from the animal kingdom

A review article titled “The role of the microbiota in sedentary life style disorders and ageing: Lessons from the animal kingdom“ was originally published in the […]
February 10, 2020

Controversies in the science of sedentary behaviour and health

Today’s post comes from Professor Stuart Biddle of the University of Southern Queensland.  More on Professor Biddle can be found at the bottom of this post.  […]
February 18, 2020

Is it time to have quantitative targets for sedentary behaviour guidelines?

Today’s post comes from Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput from Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Research Institute and University of Ottawa. In the March 2020 issue of […]
March 12, 2020

Too much screen time for toddlers may lead to unhealthy behaviours in later childhood

Today’s post comes from Sophie Bozhi Chen and Dr. Falk Müller-Riemenschneider of the Saw Swee Hock of Public Health, National University of Singapore. More on Sophie […]
March 18, 2020

Electronic screen technology use and connection to nature in Canadian adolescents

Today’s post comes from Dr. Ian Janssen, a Professor of Kinesiology and Public Health at Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada. More on Ian can be found […]
March 27, 2020

Sedentary behaviour surveillance in Canada: trends, challenges and lessons learned

In today’s post, Dr. Stephanie Prince Ware, a Research Scientist with the Centre for Surveillance and Applied Research at the Public Health Agency of Canada, describes […]
June 10, 2020

5 tips to get you off the sofa — because sitting more during COVID-19 is hurting your health

In a recent piece published in The Conversation, Wuyou Sui, PhD candidate at Western University, Canada, discusses the science of sitting and provides some tips on […]