• Is the time right for quantitative public health guidelines on sitting? A narrative review of sedentary behaviour research paradigms and findings 

      Stamatakis, Emmanuel; Ekelund, Ulf; Ding, Ding; Hamer, Mark; Bauman, Adrian; Lee, I-Min (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Sedentary behaviour (SB) has been proposed as an ‘independent’ risk factor for chronic disease risk, attracting much research and media attention. Many countries have included generic, non-quantitative reductions in SB in ...
    • New global guidelines on sedentary behaviour and health for adults: Broadening the behavioural targets 

      Dempsey, Paddy; Buman, Matthew P.; Chastin, Sebastien; Ekelund, Ulf; Friedenreich, Christine M.; Katzmarzyk, Peter T.; Leitzmann, Michael F.; Stamatakis, Emmanuel; van der Ploeg, Hidde P.; Willumsen, Juana F.; Bull, Fiona; Biddle, Stuart J. H. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background: In 2018, the World Health Organisation (WHO) commenced a program of work to update the 2010 Global Recommendations on Physical Activity for Health, for the first-time providing population-based guidelines on ...
    • Sitting Time, Physical Activity, and Risk of Mortality in Adults 

      Stamatakis, Emmanuel; Gale, Joanne; Bauman, Adrian; Ekelund, Ulf; Hamer, Mark; Ding, Ding (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Background: It is unclear what level of moderate to vigorous intensity physical activity (MVPA) offsets the health risks of sitting. Objectives: The purpose of this study was to examine the joint and stratified associations ...
    • Striking the right balance: Evidence to inform combined physical activity and sedentary behavior recommendations 

      McGregor, Duncan E.; Cardon, Greet; Chaput, Jean-Philippe; Dall, Philippa M.; Dempsey, Paddy C.; DiPietro, Loretta; Ekelund, Ulf; Katzmarzyk, Peter T.; Leitzmann, Michael; Stamatakis, Emmanuel; van der Ploeg, Hidde P.; Chastin, Sebastien F. M.; Biddle, Stuart J. H. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Background: Crucial evidence gaps regarding: (1) the joint association of physical activity and sedentary time with health outcomes and (2) the benefits of light intensity physical activity were identified during the ...
    • World Health Organization 2020 guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behaviour 

      Bull, Fiona C.; Al-Ansari, Salih S.; Biddle, Stuart; Borodulin, Katja; Buman, Matthew P.; Cardon, Greet; Carty, Catherine; Chaput, Jean-Philippe; Chastin, Sebastien; Chou, Roger; Dempsey, Paddy; DiPietro, Loretta; Ekelund, Ulf; Firth, Joseph; Friedenreich, Christine M.; Garcia, Leandro; Gichu, Muthoni; Jago, Russell; Katzmarzyk, Peter T.; Lambert, Estelle; Leitzmann, Michael; Milton, Karen; Ortega, Francisco B.; Ranasinghe, Chathuranga; Stamatakis, Emmanuel; Tiedemann, Anne; Troiano, Richard P.; van der Ploeg, Hidde P.; Wari, Vicky; Willumsen, Juana F. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Objectives: To describe new WHO 2020 guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behaviour. Methods: The guidelines were developed in accordance with WHO protocols. An expert Guideline Development Group reviewed ...