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.

New Zealand is seeing a significant growth in Māori fitness and personal training leaders, ExerciseNZ chief executive Richard Beddie says.

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New research shows that Kiwis who meet the global physical activity recommendations per week are 51 percent more likely to have healthy mental wellbeing.

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Recent studies have shown that exercise can have a positive impact on gut health.

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Ageing adults often experience declines in cognitive function over time. Some research suggests that exercise may slow those declines.

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A team of researchers at the University of Iowa decided to motivate people to get up and exercise more by turning everyday exercise into a game using a web-based app.

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