New content added this month:
- New awareness campaigns and dates featuring events such as Move for Movember.
- Events happening in December and January including the Christchurch Walk/Run 10km Series.
- REPs is now offering registration for NZ yoga teachers.
- Upcoming training opportunities such as mini-mentoring from Active Canterbury.
Active Canterbury on Facebook has the latest local events and happenings on physical activity.
Here are some snippets on the latest physical activity research or news that we found interesting.
Exercise that promotes muscular strength may be just as important for health as aerobic activities according to new research from the University of Sydney.
Exercise and movement have been shown to significantly improve the lives of those who have Parkinson's disease.
A University of Otago study shows that New Zealanders who walk and cycle for transport are much more likely to have adequate levels of physical activity than those who drive cars.
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 November-December 2017