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Latest research and news

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.

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Exercise and movement have been shown to significantly improve the lives of those who have Parkinson's disease.

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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.

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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 November-December 2017

Access previous editions of the newsletter.