Exercise

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Journal article

Challenges for sport organisations developing and delivering non‐traditional social sport products for insufficiently active populations

This article explores the challenges that Victorian sporting organisations experience when developing, delivering or scaling non‐traditional social sport products to engage insufficiently active people.
Commentary

Giving prisoners a sporting chance

Prison sport and physical activity programs can play a key role in supporting prisoners to rehabilitate.
Journal article

Ethnic‐specific suggestions for physical activity based on existing recreational physical activity preferences of New Zealand women

This research examined recreational physical activities of New Zealand women, in an attempt to develop ethnic‐specific suggestions encouraging physical activity (PA) participation as a targeted approach to reduce obesity rates.
Report

The economic case for investment in walking

Despite its potential to deliver significant benefits to cities and people, walking is typically overlooked in planning and investment decisions – most likely due to its routine nature. This report identifies key issues with the current investment process that present barriers to appropriate levels of...
Briefing paper

Active transport: critical policy brief

This policy brief draws upon the expertise of RMIT’s transport research community to inform policy makers and the wider community on the critical challenge of increasing participation in active transport.
Journal article

Where children play most: physical activity levels of school children across four settings and policy implications

Increasing physical activity in settings where less active children are already participating, specifically in school settings and during free time, may have more immediate benefits than encouraging children to be active in new settings.
Report

Physical activity across the life stages - July 2018 update

This report presents information on the physical activity and sedentary participation rate of Australians across the life stages, reported against Australia’s Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines.
Journal article

Estimating the future burden of cancers preventable by better diet and physical activity in Australia

We used an Australian population-based cancer database to estimate the total number of cancers to be diagnosed in 2025, by applying published age- and sex-specific population projections to current cancer incidence rates, and multiplying the projected numbers of cancers by estimates of population-attributable fractions. Projected...
Journal article

The influence of urban design on neighbourhood walking following residential relocation: longitudinal results from the RESIDE study

Commencing in 2003, RESIDE is a longitudinal natural experiment examining the impact of urban planning on active living in metropolitan Perth, Western Australia.
Journal article

Evaluating the implementation and active living impacts of a state government planning policy designed to create walkable neighborhoods in Perth, Western Australia

Consistent with the aims of a WA government policy, residents in walkable (i.e., liveable) neighborhoods may be more physically active.