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Jogging may not be enough to meet physical activity targets

Victorian research published recently in the Journal of Sports Sciences has shown that people who jog regularly (20-40km per week) […]

Heart disease more likely to kill regional, rural and remote Australians

New research has revealed people living in regional, rural or remote Australia are 90% more likely to die from heart […]

Healthy food is key to a healthy mind

The risk of developing depression is directly linked to diet, lifestyle and exercise, a ground-breaking index has found. The Risk […]

Active travel could lower rates of disease

State and local government targets to get people out of cars and into more active transport would reduce heart disease […]

Inactivity still too high in Australia

Activity levels in Australia have hardly moved over the past 22 years, requiring a wider approach, according to a new […]

Could too much sitting be bad for our brain?

In many aspects of our life when we need to use our brain power, we tend to sit down: at […]

Stand up for your health

Imagine a school classroom where a teacher tells its students to stand at their desks. Or a company CEO who […]

Active wear helps the drive to exercise

A Victoria University study into Australia’s booming ‘active wear’ market indicates that the very act of wearing colourful leggings and […]

Future doctors unprepared to deliver physical activity advice

Physical activity (PA) training for medical students in Australia is not keeping pace with the growing obesity and type 2 […]

Sitting not linked to incident diabetes

Sitting may not be as deadly as previously thought, with new research led by the University of Sydney ruling out […]