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Updated: 24 June 2011

Resources tagged: Physical activity

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National Physical Activity Plan (US)

National Physical Activity Plan (US)

The Plan is a comprehensive set of policies, programs, and initiatives that aim to increase physical activity in all segments of the American population. The Plan is the product of a private-public sector collaborative. Hundreds of organisations are working together to change our communities in ways that will enable every American to be sufficiently physically active.

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Public Health Agency of Canada

Public Health Agency of Canada

With dramatically rising rates of overweight and obesity, “healthy living” needs to become a way of life for more Canadians. Making healthy food choices, staying physically active and maintaining a healthy weight are essential to good health, and key areas of focus for the Public Health Agency of Canada.

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Sport England

Sport England

Sport England is the government agency responsible for building the foundations of sporting success, by creating a world-leading community sport environment of clubs, coaches, facilities and volunteers.

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Alberta Centre for Active Living

Alberta Centre for Active Living

The Alberta Centre for Active Living is an advocate of physical activity and a primary source of research and education on physical activity for practitioners, organisations and decision-makers. The Centre's mandate is to improve the health and quality of life for all people through physical activity. The website also links to a wide range of resources from other organisations on many aspects of physical activity, including workplace, children and youth, older adults and preventing chronic diseases

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SPARC: Sport and Recreation New Zealand

SPARC: Sport and Recreation New Zealand

SPARC is dedicated to getting New Zealanders enjoying and excelling through sport and recreation. SPARC focuses on providing opportunities for New Zealanders to participate in recreation every day and getting more New Zealanders winning on the world stage. SPARC's priority areas are Young New Zealanders (0-18 years), Grassroots Sport, Recreation, Partner Capability and High Performance.

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World Health Organization

World Health Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO) has identified physical inactivity as the fourth leading risk factor for global mortality. Increasing levels of physical inactivity are seen worldwide, in high-income countries as well as low- and middle-income countries. The WHO provides recommendations for the optimal amounts of activity, but doing some physical activity is better than doing none. All sectors and all levels within governments, international partners, civil society, non-governmental organizations and the private sector have vital roles to play in shaping healthy environments and contributing to the promotion of physical activity.

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Global Advocacy for Physical Activity

Global Advocacy for Physical Activity

The Global Advocacy for Physical Activity (GAPA), the newly created Council of the International Society for Physical Activity and Health (ISPAH) has established a small initial Steering Committee to coordinate GAPA's work.

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Physical Activity and Health Alliance

Physical Activity and Health Alliance

The Scottish Physical Activity and Health Alliance is a network that engages a variety of people from different sectors and professions who are involved in the promotion of physical activity and health in Scotland. It helps to inform people, connect people with others and to aid policy development and implementation.

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WA Disabled Sports Association Inc.

WA Disabled Sports Association Inc.

WASDA is the peak, non profit organisation that is responsible for ensuring people with disabilities are empowered and have a range of opportunities to participate in sport and recreation.

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Department of Health & Ageing

Department of Health & Ageing

This website provides a range of information and initiatives on healthy eating, regular physical activity and overweight and obesity to assist all Australians to lead healthy and active lives. Key initiatives include: Get set 4 Life - Habits for Healthy Kids; The Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden National Program; Healthy Spaces and Places; Community and Schools Grants Program; Learning from Successful Community Obesity Initiative; Healthy Weight information and resources; and, How do you measure up?.

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WA Local Government Association

WA Local Government Association

The WA Local Government Association (WALGA) advocates on behalf of all the State's local governments and negotiates service agreements for the sector. WALGA is not a government department or agency.

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Northern Territory

Northern Territory

goNT is a whole of government and community initiative to promote physical activity and encourage Territorians to be more active in their everyday life. It is driven and monitored by the Chief Minister's Active Living Council, responsible for implementing and monitoring the goNTstrategy and first year action plan.

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Queensland

Queensland

The Queensland government's physical activity website includes physical activity information, resources and links - including information for both consumers and professionals.

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New South Wales

New South Wales

The Premier's Council for Active Living (PCAL) aims to build and strengthen the physical and social environments in which communities engage in active living. It comprises of senior representatives from across government, industry and the community sector.

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Victoria

Victoria

'Go for your life' aims to promote healthy eating and increase levels of physical activity. The website provides a range of information for, fools and resources for teenagers, adults, new parents, children, families and older adults.

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South Australia

South Australia

Be Active is a South Australian message established by the State Government to get more South Australians more active, more often. With such a fantastic state in which to be active, there are many opportunities for all of us!

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Tasmania

Tasmania

Get Moving Tasmania aims to increase the level of physical activity of all Tasmanian's and promotes active and healthy lifestyles. On the Get Moving Tasmania website you will find a range of physical activity information that can help you and your community get moving.

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