Last week an Expert Statement commissioned by Active Working CIC and Public Health England was published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine titled “The Sedentary Office: a growing case for change towards better health
March 23-29 is Unplug and Play Week (hat tip to Dr Jamie Burr for posting to twitter). I’ve gone on and on (and on) about screen time here on the blog, and the damaging effects
Today’s post is a summary of a fascinating new paper published in Annals of Internal Medicine on the relationship between sedentary behaviour and premature mortality (available here). The paper has garnered a tremendous amount of
Very cool story out of Saskatchewan this week, with a grade 1 classroom that has converted to standing desks. Unfortunately I can’t embed the full interview, although it can be seen here. A short video
Today’s post comes from PhD Candidate Justin Lang, describing a cool intervention study that he just had published in Preventive Medicine. Along with Jessica McNeil, Mark Tremblay and myself, Justin found that an incredibly simple
Time to combine physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep guidelines into one holistic guideline?
Sitting is bad for you. Exercise is good for you. Sleep is too. At present, we have 3 separate guidelines targeting these 3 separate behaviours. However, when combined these behaviours make up the full 24