Here's how reporting of the world's first specific advice on reducing inactivity at work has overplayed the role of standing desks.
The so-called 'Mamils' are looking for good mental health – not a chance to relive their youth.
Girls in primary school are just as physically capable as their male classmates, our research shows.
Did you know there has never been a safer time to be a child in Canada? Research shows that kids need freedom outdoors to explore exhilaration and fear, and discover their own limits.
Activity tracking devices are boosting people's desire to make healthy lifestyle changes – and stick to them
New research shows many good intentions for creating urban environments that promote good health were not carried through. The solutions start with engaging more closely with residents themselves.
Poverty, insecurity and social isolation have a major impact on public health.
The first step in reviving a lost sporting culture is to involve young Australians in working out why sport has lost its appeal and how to reverse the decline in youth participation.
Why is work making us miserable?
Why we need more physical activity in the classroom.
There is much work to do if Australia is to eradicate various barriers to participation in sport.
All physical activities carry some risk of injury. But before you retreat to the safety of the couch, it’s important to remember the benefits far outweigh the risks.
Here we review the best science about how to start an exercise habit, and how to keep it going.
Adults who participate in a high overall level of sports and exercise are at 34% lower risk of death than those who never or rarely engage in such activities.
Being physically active during and after cancer treatment has many benefits.
Growing old gracefully with a spring in your step.
When we talk about physical activity for young children we don't mean exercise or going to the gym.
We need children to get hold of their fitness levels - literally.
If children aren't sufficiently coordinated, it could affect their ability to learn.
Current guidelines suggest Aussie adults should accrue at least 150 minutes of moderate intensity exercise each week. However, 60% of us fail to meet this recommendation.