Latest research and news

Here you will find links to recent physical activity research that might be of interest or help inform your programmes and activities.

ExerciseNZ chief executive Richard Beddie says New Zealand is rated 10th best in the world for gym membership but we have some of the worst physical inactivity levels globally.

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New Australian research has found that people produce greater muscle strength and body tone when their exercise is supervised compared with unsupervised exercise.

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The American College of Sports Medicine has recently released the annual results of its worldwide fitness trends survey.

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This campaign encourages parents and whānau to play with their children – every day.

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Resistance training is still an important part of maintaining health, with new benefits recently discovered.

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