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Exercise for older people

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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.
Journal article

Sufficient exercise for Australians living with dementia in residential aged care facilities is lacking: an exploration of policy incoherence

As the population ages, the demand on health care services will continue to rise. The ways in which health and social care services are funded and delivered to older individuals need to be addressed to meet future demands.
Report

Impact of physical inactivity as a risk factor for chronic conditions: Australian Burden of Disease Study

This report provides further information on physical inactivity as a risk factor for disease burden in Australia. It includes a revised list of diseases linked to physical inactivity, updated estimates of their association, and a broader definition of physical activity.
Briefing paper

The road to reducing dementia onset and prevalence: are diet and physical activity interventions worth investing in?

In Australia, deaths as a result of dementia have now taken over cerebrovascular disease as the second leading cause of death. At present, over a quarter million Australians suffer from dementia and projected estimates indicate that the figure can reach a high of nearly one...