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physical activity


According to a new AIHW report, the quality of our diet is poor across all age groups with about one-third of Australians’ energy intake coming from discretionary food A new …

Wearable devices may help people increase their physical activity and reduce their risk of various diseases, experts say In this month’s Medical Journal of Australia, researchers from the Centre for …

Activity trackers do not appear to improve health even with cash incentives, a year-long study has found Regularly using an activity tracker or pedometer does not increase activity levels in …

The Heart Foundation launched its ‘Move More, Sit Less’ Canberra Communique today, which outlines the foundations for a National Physical Activity Action Plan for Australia. The plan was developed  at the recent National Physical …

The Sleep DownUnder 2015 conference heard getting children to bed early may be even more important than ensuring they have a long sleep, according to a study. Dr Quach and colleagues from Murdoch Childrens …