Champion, R.B., Smith, L.R., Smith, J., Hirlav, B., Maylor, B.D., White, S.L. and Bailey, D.P. (United Kingdom) - Research Article
870. Reducing prolonged sedentary time using a treadmill desk acutely improves cardiometabolic risk markers in male and female adults
In developed countries and the rapidly urbanizing populations of developing countries, too much sitting as distinct from too little exercise has become the default behavioural option. Reducing prolonged periods of sitting has therefore emerged as a new focus for reducing the risk of cardiometabolic diseases.
Ina Becker, Birgit Wallmann-Sperlick, Robert Rupp, Jens Bucksch (Germany) - Research Article
859. Workplace Interventions to Reduce Sedentary Behavior: A Systematic Review
This systematic review investigates the extent to which interventions aid in the reduction of sedentary behaviour among office workers, and explores a range of variables which moderate intervention effects.
Morseth B, Jacobsen BK, Emaus N, Wilsgaard T, Jørgensen L (Norway) - Research Article
814. Secular trends and correlates of physical activity: The Tromsø Study 1979-2008
Explore long term leisure time and work related physical activity trends in Norway.
Anne Loyen, Hidde P. van der Ploeg, Adrian Bauman, Johannes Brug, Jeroen Lakerveld (Netherlands) - Research Article
761. European Sitting Championship: Prevalence and Correlates of Self-Reported Sitting Time in the 28 European Union Member States
Where in Europe do adults spend the most time sitting down? Find out in this comprehensive new study.
Pulsford, R. M., Stamatakis, E., Britton, A. R., Brunner, E. J., Hillsdon, M (United Kingdom) - Research Article
743. Associations of sitting behaviours with all-cause mortality over a 16-year follow-up: the Whitehall II study
Discover the latest evidence around sedentary behaviour in this new British study.
John P Buckley, Alan Hedge, Thomas Yates, Robert J Copeland, Michael Loosemore, Mark Hamer, Gavin Bradley, David W Dunstan (United Kingdom) - Research Article
713. The sedentary office: a growing case for change towards better health and productivity. Expert statement commissioned by Public Health England and the Active Working Community Interest Company
Take a look at this new consensus statement which provides guidelines for employers to promote reductions in prolonged periods of sedentary work.
Neuhaus M, Eakin EG, Straker L, Owen N, Dunstan DW, Reid N, Healy GN. (Australia) - Research Article
646. Reducing occupational sedentary time: a systematic review and meta-analysis of evidence on activity-permissive workstations
Discover the latest evidence on the benefits of workstations that reduce sedentary behaviour.
Australian Sports Commission (Australia) - Case Study
667. The impact of development through sport: Australian Sports Outreach Program case studies
Access the findings of research into Australian Sports Outreach Programs in Vanuatu, Tonga and Nauru.
President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition (United States) - Strategy Document
487. Too Much Sitting: Health Risks of Sedentary Behaviour and Opportunities for Change
Read the latest facts around sedentary behaviour in this Research Digest from the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition, including MET values for different types of activities and daily time allocations of sedentary people.
Nicolaas Pronk, Abigail Katz, Marcia Lowry, Jane Rodmyre Payfer (United States) - Research Article
452. Reducing Occupational Sitting Time and Improving Worker Health: The Take-a-Stand Project, 2011
Check out the results from this intervention to reduce sitting time at work.