Despite knowing the health benefits of exercise and the harms of inactivity, many of us still struggle to find the motivation to get moving.
Socio-economic factors are major barriers to physical activity. New research suggests this is one more reason why disadvantaged people were at increased risk for COVID-19.
Choosing the right “cocktail” of light activity, exercise and sitting, can improve health and decrease risk of premature death.
New research suggests people who exercise for 150 minutes a week are half as likely to die from COVID-19 compared to those who are consistently inactive.
Most people know the benefits of physical activity. However, we tend to be less aware of how damaging inactivity can be, even for short periods — especially for older adults.
The average Australian school kid spends more time watching TV or gaming and less time being active over their summer holidays. Could more chores be the answer?
Moving daily is essential to keeping ourselves healthy.
Our new research shows that children who are physically active every day tend to perform better in exams.
Recent findings say that sitting around is a ‘first world’ problem. In reality, it’s a bit more complicated than that.
Activity tracking devices are boosting people’s desire to make healthy lifestyle changes – and stick to them
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.
Aren’t there huge health benefits to staying physically active, for adults? Why should it be any different for children?