Health topic quickview: Physical activity

A collection of Physical activity-related information in the Health website.

Page last updated: 22 July 2017 (this page is generated automatically and reflects updates to other content within the website)

A quickview of health information

Nutrition and Physical Activity

17 November 2015

This section of the website contains information on nutrition and healthy eating, physical activity and promoting healthy weight.

Physical Activity

17 February 2014

This page contains information about the benefits of physical activity as well as tips and ideas for how to be active every day.

Promoting Healthy Weight

25 September 2009

Promoting healthy weight focuses on the prevention and management of overweight and obesity. In Australia, the 2007-08 National Health Survey showed that some 61% of the adult population (18 years and over) were overweight or obese, with 25% of these classified as obese.

Publications

24 Jun 2015

Get Up & Grow: Healthy Eating and Physical Activity for Early Childhood - Directors/Coordinators Book

24 Jun 2015

Get Up & Grow Brochure - First foods: Food provided by the early childhood setting

24 Jun 2015

Get Up & Grow Brochure - Positive eating practices

24 Jun 2015

Get Up & Grow: Healthy Eating and Physical Activity for Early Childhood - Staff/Carers Book

24 Jun 2015

Get Up & Grow Brochure - Infant formula

24 Jun 2015

Get Up & Grow Brochure - Breastfeeding and returning to work

24 Jun 2015

Get Up & Grow Brochure - First foods: Food from home

24 Jun 2015

Get Up & Grow Brochure - Keeping children on the move

24 Jun 2015

Get Up & Grow Brochure - Decisions about down time: a balancing act

24 Jun 2015

Get Up & Grow Brochure - Food ideas for busy parents

24 Jun 2015

Get Up & Grow Brochure - Lunchbox ideas: Meals for early childhood settings

24 Jun 2015

Get Up & Grow Brochure - Developing movement skills

14 Feb 2014

Get Up & Grow Posters

06 Feb 2014

Choose Health: Be Active: A physical activity guide for older Australians

09 Dec 2013

Brochure - National Physical Activity Recommendations for Children 0-5 Years

26 Jun 2013

Get Up & Grow: Healthy Eating and Physical Activity for Early Childhood - Cooking for Children Book

24 Jun 2013

Get Up & Grow: Healthy Eating and Physical Activity for Early Childhood - Family Book

01 Apr 2013

Get Up & Grow Brochure - The importance of drinking water

09 Aug 2010

Lifescripts resources

30 Jun 2009

CD ROM

30 Jun 2009

Get Up & Grow Brochure - The importance of active play

30 Jun 2009

Get Up & Grow Stickers

30 Jun 2009

Get Up & Grow Brochure - Getting out and about: outdoor active play

30 Jun 2009

Get Up & Grow Brochure - The role of parents in children's active play

01 Jan 2009

2007 Australian National Children’s Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey - User Guide

01 Jan 2007

2007 Australian National Children's Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey - Main Findings

12 May 2006

National physical activity recommendations for older Australians: Discussion Document

22 Sep 2004

Type 2 Diabetes Costs in Australia - The Potential Impact of Changes in Diet, Physical Activity and Levels of Obesity

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