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Angie Leighton - Happy Productive Employees

Angie Leighton - Happy Productive Employees

Angie Leighton, Blooming Minds WA, presents some staggering statistics regarding the prevalence of mental health issues in Australia, what the cost is for workplaces and the importance of developing, implementing and reviewing your workplace mental health policies.

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Year published: 2012
Paul Taylor - Economic Benefits of Active Employees

Paul Taylor - Economic Benefits of Active Employees

Paul Taylor's presentation focuses on the link between cognitive function and vigorous physical activity, making a strong case for increased investment in workplace health programs for significantly increased workplace productivity through reduced absenteeism and presenteeism.

National Preventative Health Strategy

National Preventative Health Strategy

The Minister for Health and Ageing, the Hon Nicola Roxon, launched the National Preventative Health Strategy on 1 September 2009. The Strategy provides a blueprint for tackling the burden of chronic disease currently caused by obesity, tobacco, and excessive consumption of alcohol. It is directed at primary prevention and addresses all relevant arms of policy and all available points of leverage, in both the health and non-health sectors.

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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Year published: 2011
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
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
Community Profiling – Data Requirements and Sources Presentation (Department of Sport and Recreation)

Community Profiling – Data Requirements and Sources Presentation (Department of Sport and Recreation)

Susan McDonald from the Department of Sport and Recreation provided an overview of sources the department uses for community profiling.

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Year published: 2011
Community Profiling – Data Requirements and Sources Presentation (Department of Health)

Community Profiling – Data Requirements and Sources Presentation (Department of Health)

Sarah Joyce from the Department of Health WA provided an overview of data that is available from the department and other government sources.

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Year published: 2011
National Secondary School Diet and Activity Survey (NaSSDA)

National Secondary School Diet and Activity Survey (NaSSDA)

The National Secondary Student's Diet and Activity (NaSSDA) survey 2009-10 is jointly funded by the state Cancer Councils, Cancer Council Australia and the National Heart Foundation of Australia.

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Year published: 2011
Research and Evaluation

Research and Evaluation

There is a significant amount of evidence to support the benefits of physical activity and the importance of improving and increasing opportunities for all Western Australians to be more active.

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Obesity and the Economics of Prevention

Obesity and the Economics of Prevention

Published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) this book is the result of work undertaken at the OECD since 2007. A wealth of data and analysis is presented within, with the aim of supporting the development of policies for tackling obesity and preventing chronic diseases.

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Year published: 2010
How Active are Western Australians

How Active are Western Australians

This presentation outlines the methodology, key findings and comparisons for the 2008 Child and Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (CAPANS) and the 2009 Physical Activity Adult Survey.

The Effect of Daylight Saving on West Australian Adults' Physical Activity 2006-2008

The Effect of Daylight Saving on West Australian Adults' Physical Activity 2006-2008

To understand the impact daylight saving had on the physical activity patterns of Western Australians, a cohort of 1300 adult residents was interviewed about when they were physical active prior to the introduction of daylight saving and again at the end of the daylight saving period.

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Year published: 2008
Impact of Daylight Saving on Physical Activity Participation in Western Australia 2006/2007

Impact of Daylight Saving on Physical Activity Participation in Western Australia 2006/2007

This report provides evidence for the impact of daylight saving on the physical activity of West Australian adults between November 2006 and March 2007.

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Year published: 2007
2008 CAPANS - Strategies and Actions for Consideration

2008 CAPANS - Strategies and Actions for Consideration

Following the release of the 2008 Child and Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (CAPANS) full report, the Physical Activity Taskforce have developed CAPANS strategies and actions for consideration.

2008 CAPANS - Key Findings Report

2008 CAPANS - Key Findings Report

The Key Findings Report of the 2008 Child and Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (CAPANS) outlines the level of physical activity participation, dietary intake and body measurements of Western Australia children and adolescents.

2008 CAPANS - Key Findings Snapshot

2008 CAPANS - Key Findings Snapshot

The Key Findings Snapshot of the 2008 Child and Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (CAPANS) outlines the level of physical activity participation, dietary intake and body measurements of Western Australia children and adolescents.

What are Children Eating?

What are Children Eating?

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2003 Child and Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (CAPANS) in terms of what Western Australian children and adolescents are eating.

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Year published: 2004
Trends in the Types of Food Children are Eating 1985, 1995 and 2003

Trends in the Types of Food Children are Eating 1985, 1995 and 2003

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2003 Child and Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (CAPANS) in terms of the trends in the types of food Western Australian children and adolescents are eating.

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Year published: 2004
Are Children Eating the Right Amount of Food?

Are Children Eating the Right Amount of Food?

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2003 Child and Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (CAPANS) in terms of the amount of food Western Australian children and adolescents are eating.

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Year published: 2004

Nutrition Fact Sheets

The Physical Activity Taskforce produced a number of fact sheets relating to the findings of the 2003 Child and Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (CAPANS). Each fact sheet provides easy to read information on specific aspects of the 2003 CAPANS report data.

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