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    Healthy Active by Design Principles

    Healthy Active by Design Principles

    The Physical Activity Taskforce presented on healthy active by design principles at the New Urbanism and Smart Transport 2011 International Conference held in Perth (26 - 27 September 2011).

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    Move More Outdoors - Presentation by William Bird

    Move More Outdoors - Presentation by William Bird

    The UK's primary health care approach to using the natural environment to get more people active. Presented by Dr William Bird, renowned UK GP and public health professional, and Griffin Longley, CEO of Nature Play WA.

    Move More Outdoors - Presentation by William Bird

    Move More Outdoors - Presentation by William Bird

    On Thursday 15 September, at an event hosted by the Physical Activity Taskforce, Dr William Bird presented his ideas around the role of primary health care to encourage behaviour change and increase physical activity participation in the natural environment.

    Brain boost: Sport and physical activity enhance children’s learning

    Brain boost: Sport and physical activity enhance children’s learning

    The paper developed by the Department of Sport and Recreation WA provides information about the link between physical activity and academic achievement.

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    Year published: 2010
    Sitting Less for Adults - Heart Foundation Fact Sheet

    Sitting Less for Adults - Heart Foundation Fact Sheet

    Developed by the National Heart Foundation, this fact sheet outlines why sitting less is better for your health, what the recommendations for sitting are and some practical suggestions on how you can reduce your sitting time.

    Summary of 2008-2010 ERASS data for Western Australia

    Summary of 2008-2010 ERASS data for Western Australia

    Prepared by the Physical Activity Taskforce, this document provides a summary of participation for Western Australian respondents to the 2008, 2009 and 2010 Exercise, Recreation and Sport Surveys (ERASS), with comparisons made to the national results.

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    Year published: 2011
    National Cycling Participation Survey (2011)

    National Cycling Participation Survey (2011)

    The Australian Bicycle Council has released the following National Cycling Participation Survey (31 August 2011). The survey, which reports on cycling for transport and recreation, provides baseline data on cycling participation in Australia.

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    The British Cycling Economy - Gross Cycling Product Report

    The British Cycling Economy - Gross Cycling Product Report

    The London School of Economics and Political Science have released the following Gross Cycling Product report which determines that cycling annually contributes almost £3 billion to the UK economy.

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    Year published: 2011
    Planning and Developments - Public Health Considerations

    Planning and Developments - Public Health Considerations

    Developed by the Department of Health, the following information sheet provides guidance on public health considerations to be taken into account when planning residential estates, precincts and urban developments. The information included is intended for State Government, local governments and developers.

    Health and Wellbeing of Western Australian Adults 2010

    Health and Wellbeing of Western Australian Adults 2010

    The WA Department of Health released its summary of adult data from the Health and Wellbeing Surveillance Survey (HWSS) on 16 July 2011. The HWSS is a continuous data collection system which was developed by the Department of Health to monitor the health and wellbeing of Western Australians. This report presents what WA adults aged 16 years and over were saying about their health and wellbeing in 2010.

    Submission - Draft Wheatbelt Land Use Planning Strategy (August 2011)

    Submission - Draft Wheatbelt Land Use Planning Strategy (August 2011)

    This submission is written on behalf of the Physical Activity Taskforce (the Taskforce) to provide comment on the draft Wheatbelt Land Use Planning Strategy.

    Submission - Draft Stirling City Centre Structure Plan (August 2011)

    Submission - Draft Stirling City Centre Structure Plan (August 2011)

    This submission, written on behalf of the Physical Activity Taskforce (Taskforce), provides comment on the 'Submission - Draft Stirling City Centre Structure Plan' to assist in the development of the final city centre structure plan for the City of Stirling.

    Active Transportation to School - Review of Interventions

    Active Transportation to School - Review of Interventions

    Published by the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011, this paper reviews intervention studies related to active school transportation. The aim of the review is to guide future intervention research.

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    International Advocacy: Physical Activity - Global Health

    International Advocacy: Physical Activity - Global Health

    The following international physical activity advocacy resource was developed by the World Heart Federation in collaboration with Global Advocacy for Physical Activity (GAPA), IASO and HRIDAY (Health Related Information Dissemination Amongst Youth). The resource makes a strong case for promoting physical activity as a priority for policy, school curricula, and community activity.

    Built Environment - Literature Review

    Built Environment - Literature Review

    The University of New South Wales' Healthy Built Environments Program (HBEP) has completed a major scholarly literature review (2011) examining the role of the built environment in supporting human health as part of everyday living.

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    Presentation - Social Media for Government Marketing

    Presentation - Social Media for Government Marketing

    Presentation delivered by Donna Van Bueren, National Client Director, TNS Social Research (August 2011) to outline the key findings of two substantial social research studies which recently looked at the habits and needs of the online population.

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    Social Media for Government Marketing

    Social Media for Government Marketing

    This social marketing presentation by Donna Van Bueren, National Client Director, TNS Social Research, outlines the key findings of two substantial social research studies which recently looked at the habits and needs of the online population.

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    eNewsletter - August 2011

    ARTICLES: Taskforce submission; LG grants seminar; upcoming events and campaigns update; overview of the latest policy, research and resources; Australian Bicycle Council; and, Spotlight on Anna Sheppard, Heart Foundation.

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    Submission - WA Primary Health Care Strategy (July 2011)

    Submission - WA Primary Health Care Strategy (July 2011)

    This submission, written on behalf of the Physical Activity Taskforce (Taskforce), provides comment on the 'WA Primary Health Care Strategy - Consultation Paper' to assist in the development of the final primary health care strategy for Western Australia (WA).

    Weight Related Public Messages - Risk of Harm

    Weight Related Public Messages - Risk of Harm

    The National Eating Disorders Collaboration has developed a report which looks at the unintended consequences of campaigns and resources that provide weight-related messages.

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    Year published: 2011
    12 Attributes of Bikeway Networks

    12 Attributes of Bikeway Networks

    The following one page document by Paul-Andre Larose, Ph.D. Ontario, Canada, lists the twelve key attributes necessary for a successful bikeway network which encourages and supports the uptake of active transport.

    The 4th R Curriculum Resource - Years 4 to 7

    The 4th R Curriculum Resource - Years 4 to 7

    The year 4 to 7 (middle school) 4th R Curriculum Resource package aims to provide guidance for educators using Department of Sport and Recreation - Recreation Camps programs and will assist schools in choosing from the diverse range of programs on offer.

    Australian Social Trends (cat.no.4102.0)

    Australian Social Trends (cat.no.4102.0)

    This article looks at the rates of participation in sport and physical recreation across Australia for people aged 15 years and over, by selected characteristics and by selected activities.

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    Year published: 2011
    Eat Well Play Well: A Guide for Parents

    Eat Well Play Well: A Guide for Parents

    Developed by the Department of Education, with funding support from the Physical Activity Taskforce, this booklet for parents has been developed to help tackle the increasingly serious issues of childhood obesity and inactivity.

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