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Latest research and news

Here are some snippets on the latest physical activity research or news that we found interesting.

A new study has found that short bursts of intensive exercise boosts children’s brain power and has benefits for children with learning difficulties or conditions such as autism.

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A revamped Swimsmart Membership allows kids to swim for free at all Christchurch City Council pools outside of their booked lesson to give them the best opportunity to practise their skills.

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Mind-body practices such as yoga have been around for a long time. In recent years yoga has become more accepted in the mainstream, with exercise options in this area increasing.

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Active Canterbury Newsletter

The Active Canterbury Newsletter is produced bi-monthly and aims to keep local physical activity providers informed. It has a focus on latest physical activity research, upcoming education and training opportunities, key events and tips on how to practically apply research and industry tools.

View the latest newsletter: AC Network Newsletter September-October 2017

Access previous editions of the newsletter.