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Sharing School Facilities Research

Sharing School Facilities Research

A new research brief from Active Living Research summarises research on community access to school sport and recreation facilities outside of school hours, as well as studies that examine the shared use of school facilities and programs with other community groups or agencies. It also describes challenges commonly associated with the shared use of recreational facilities, and opportunities for policy-makers at the state and local level.

Diagnosis of Physical Activity in Western Australia

Diagnosis of Physical Activity in Western Australia

In 2011, as part of a broader strategic directions project, the Physical Activity Taskforce commissioned TNS Australia to conduct a diagnosis of physical activity in Western Australia.

Professor Fiona Bull Presentation

Professor Fiona Bull Presentation

Professor Bull, from the Centre for Built Environment and Health - School of Population Health, presented on the global physical activity agenda and how this can help inform local direction to your community.

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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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
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.

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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Year published: 2011
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
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) - Handout

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

The document developed by the Department of Sport and Recreation provides local governments with sources of data collection.

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Year published: 2011
Community Profiling – Data Requirements & Sources Presentation (Department of Health) - Handout 2

Community Profiling – Data Requirements & Sources Presentation (Department of Health) - Handout 2

Given the small population numbers in the following Local Government Areas (LGAs), the Department of Health’s Epidemiology Branch is unable to provide valid and reliable prevalence estimates. However, data for the health district can be provided as outlined in this document.

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Year published: 2011
Applying for Funding – Key Considerations Presentation - City of Rockingham Case Study

Applying for Funding – Key Considerations Presentation - City of Rockingham Case Study

Jo Davies from the Physical Activity Taskforce provided a case study on the City of Rockingham's research and data collection undertaken for their Community Infrastructure Plan.

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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
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.

Submission - Central Metropolitan Perth Sub-regional Strategy (Dec 2010)

Submission - Central Metropolitan Perth Sub-regional Strategy (Dec 2010)

This submission is written on behalf of the Physical Activity Taskforce Built Environment Committee to provide comment, to the Western Australian Planning Commission, on the Central Metropolitan Perth Sub-regional Strategy.

Built Environment Research & Reference List

Built Environment Research & Reference List

The Physical Activity Taskforce Built Environment Advisory Committee collated a list of current research and reference material relating to the built environment and its impact on healthy and active lifestyles.

Methodology Fact Sheet

Methodology Fact Sheet

The following document outlines the methodology used by the Physical Activity Taskforce (the Taskforce) in collecting the data for the 2006 Physical Activity Survey.

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Key Findings for Midwest-Murchison-Gascoyne Health Region

Key Findings for Midwest-Murchison-Gascoyne Health Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Midwest-Murchison-Gascoyne health region.

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Key Findings for Pilbara Health Region

Key Findings for Pilbara Health Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Pilbara health region.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for Wheatbelt Health Region

Key Findings for Wheatbelt Health Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Wheatbelt health region.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for North Metropolitan Health Region

Key Findings for North Metropolitan Health Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's North Metropolitan health region.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for South West Health Region

Key Findings for South West Health Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's South West health region.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for South Metropolitan Health Region

Key Findings for South Metropolitan Health Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's South Metropolitan health region.

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Key Findings for Great Southern Health Region

Key Findings for Great Southern Health Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Great Southern health region.

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Year published: 2007
Comparison of Health Regions

Comparison of Health Regions

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in terms of a comparison of health regions.

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Key Findings for Kimberley Health Region

Key Findings for Kimberley Health Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Kimberley health region.

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Comparison of Regions

Comparison of Regions

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in terms of a comparison of all of Western Australia's key regions.

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Key Findings for Midwest & Gascoyne Regions

Key Findings for Midwest & Gascoyne Regions

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Midwest and Gascoyne regions.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for Kimberley Region

Key Findings for Kimberley Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Kimberley region.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for Wheatbelt Region

Key Findings for Wheatbelt Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Wheatbelt region.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for Great Southern Region

Key Findings for Great Southern Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Great Southern region.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for Peel Region

Key Findings for Peel Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Peel region.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for Perth Metropolitan Region

Key Findings for Perth Metropolitan Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Perth Metropolitan region.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for Pilbara Region

Key Findings for Pilbara Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Pilbara region.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for South West Region

Key Findings for South West Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's South West region.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for Occupation

Key Findings for Occupation

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to occupation.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for Males

Key Findings for Males

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to males.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for Education

Key Findings for Education

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to education.

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Key Findings for Females

Key Findings for Females

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to females.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for Goldfields/South East  Health Region

Key Findings for Goldfields/South East Health Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Goldfields/Esperance health region.

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Key Findings for Goldfields/Esperance Region

Key Findings for Goldfields/Esperance Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Goldfields/Esperance region.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for Gender

Key Findings for Gender

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to gender.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for 60 Years and Over

Key Findings for 60 Years and Over

The following fact sheet outlines the results of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in terms of the key findings for people aged 60 years and over.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for 18-29 Years

Key Findings for 18-29 Years

The following fact sheet outlines the results of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in terms of the key findings for people aged 18-29 years old.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for 45-59 Years

Key Findings for 45-59 Years

The following fact sheet outlines the results of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in terms of the key findings for people aged 45-59 years old.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for 30-44 Years

Key Findings for 30-44 Years

The following fact sheet outlines the results of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in terms of the key findings for people aged 30-44 years old.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings by Age

Key Findings by Age

The following fact sheet outlines the results of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in terms of the key findings by age.

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Year published: 2007

Gender, Occupation and Education Fact Sheets

The Physical Activity Taskforce produced a number of fact sheets relating to the findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey.

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Submission - Outer Metropolitan Perth and Peel Sub-regional Strategy (Dec. 2010)

Submission - Outer Metropolitan Perth and Peel Sub-regional Strategy (Dec. 2010)

This submission is written on behalf of the Physical Activity Taskforce Built Environment Committee to provide comment, to the Western Australian Planning Commission, on the Outer Metropolitan Perth and Peel Sub-regional Strategy.

Key Findings for the Midwest & Gascoyne Health Regions

Key Findings for the Midwest & Gascoyne Health Regions

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Midwest and Gascoyne Health Regions.

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Key Findings for the Midwest Health Region

Key Findings for the Midwest Health Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Midwest Health Region.

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Year published: 2003
Key Findings for the North Metropolitan Health Region

Key Findings for the North Metropolitan Health Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's North Metropolitan Health Region.

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Year published: 2003
Key Findings for the Wheatbelt Health Region

Key Findings for the Wheatbelt Health Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Wheatbelt Health Region.

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Year published: 2003
Key Findings for the South Metropolitan Health Region

Key Findings for the South Metropolitan Health Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's South Metropolitan Health Region.

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Year published: 2003
Key Findings for the South West Health Region

Key Findings for the South West Health Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's South West Health Region.

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Key Findings for the East Metropolitan Health Region

Key Findings for the East Metropolitan Health Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's East Metropolitan Health Region.

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Year published: 2003
Key Findings for the Great Southern Health Region

Key Findings for the Great Southern Health Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Great Southern Health Region.

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Year published: 2003
Key Findings for the Pilbara & Gascoyne Health Regions

Key Findings for the Pilbara & Gascoyne Health Regions

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Pilbara and Gascoyne Health Regions.

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Key Findings for the Pilbara & Kimberley Health Regions

Key Findings for the Pilbara & Kimberley Health Regions

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Pilbara and Kimberley Health Regions.

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Key Findings for the Goldfields & South East Health Regions

Key Findings for the Goldfields & South East Health Regions

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Goldfields and South East Health Regions.

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Year published: 2003
Key Findings for Peel Region

Key Findings for Peel Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Peel region.

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Year published: 2003
Key Findings for South West Region

Key Findings for South West Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's South West region.

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Year published: 2003
Key Findings for Kimberley/Pilbara Region

Key Findings for Kimberley/Pilbara Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Kimberley/Pilbara region.

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Year published: 2003
Key Findings for Midwest/Gascoyne Region

Key Findings for Midwest/Gascoyne Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Midwest/Gascoyne region.

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Year published: 2003
Key Findings for Great Southern Region

Key Findings for Great Southern Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Great Southern region.

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Year published: 2003
Key Findings for Perth Metropolitan Region

Key Findings for Perth Metropolitan Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Perth Metropolitan region.

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Year published: 2003
Key Findings for Goldfields/Esperance Region

Key Findings for Goldfields/Esperance Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Goldfields/Esperance region.

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Year published: 2003
Key Findings for Occupation

Key Findings for Occupation

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to occupation.

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Year published: 2003
Key Findings for Males

Key Findings for Males

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to males.

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Year published: 2003
Key Findings for Education

Key Findings for Education

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to education.

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Year published: 2003
Key Findings for Females

Key Findings for Females

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to females.

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Year published: 2003
Key Findings for Gender

Key Findings for Gender

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to gender.

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Year published: 2003
Key Findings for 45-59 Years

Key Findings for 45-59 Years

The following fact sheet outlines the results of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in terms of the key findings for people aged 45-59 years old.

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Year published: 2003
Key Findings for 75 Years and Over

Key Findings for 75 Years and Over

The following fact sheet outlines the results of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in terms of the key findings for people aged 75 years and over.

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Year published: 2003
Key Findings for 60-74 Years

Key Findings for 60-74 Years

The following fact sheet outlines the results of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in terms of the key findings for people aged 60-74 years old.

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Key Findings by Age

Key Findings by Age

The following fact sheet outlines the results of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in terms of the key findings by age.

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Key Findings for 30-44 Years

Key Findings for 30-44 Years

The following fact sheet outlines the results of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in terms of the key findings for people aged 30-44 years old.

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Key Findings for 18-29 Years

Key Findings for 18-29 Years

The following fact sheet outlines the results of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in terms of the key findings for people aged 18-29 years old.

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CAPANS 2008: Applications for Health Promoting Schools

CAPANS 2008: Applications for Health Promoting Schools

The CAPANS 2008: Applications for Health Promoting Schools presentation provides background information to the Child and Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey 2008, key findings and recommendations for the future.

CAPANS 2008: Key Findings

CAPANS 2008: Key Findings

The CAPANS 2008: Key Findings presentation provides background information to the Child and Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey 2008 and key physical activity and body size findings for Western Australian children in grades 3,5,7,8,10 and 11 at school.

Physical Activity Levels of WA Adults 2009: Key Findings

Physical Activity Levels of WA Adults 2009: Key Findings

This presentation discusses the key findings from the 2009 Physical Activity Adult Survey.

Physical Activity Levels of WA Adults 2009: Call to Action

Physical Activity Levels of WA Adults 2009: Call to Action

The Physical Activity Levels of WA Adults 2009: Call to Action presentation addresses key strategies and actions based on the findings of the 2009 Physical Activity Adult Survey.

2003 CAPANS  - Fact Sheets

2003 CAPANS - 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).

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2006 Adult Survey - Fact Sheets

2006 Adult Survey - Fact Sheets

The Physical Activity Taskforce produced a number of fact sheets relating to the findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey.

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2002 Adult Survey - Fact Sheets

2002 Adult Survey - Fact Sheets

The Physical Activity Taskforce produced a number of fact sheets relating to the findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey.

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Global Health Risks Report

Global Health Risks Report

Prepared by the World Health Organisation, the Global Health Risks Report provides an update for the year 2004 of the comparative risk assessment (CRA) for 24 global risk factors.

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Year published: 2009
Inequalities in Young People's Health

Inequalities in Young People's Health

This report provides data on the health, wellbeing and behaviour of young people in 41 different countries. The data is collected from youth aged between 11 and 15 years old. The report also examines social circumstances affecting young people’s health and behaviour.

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Year published: 2008
HBSC Scotland National Report

HBSC Scotland National Report

This report provides data on the health, wellbeing and behaviour of young people in Scotland aged between 11 and 15 years old. The report also examines social circumstances affecting young people’s health and behaviour.

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Year published: 2008
2007 Australian National Children's Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey

2007 Australian National Children's Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey

This research aimed to provide guidance to assist governments, health professionals and the food and beverage industry to recognise trends in diet and physical activity behavioural patterns of Australian children.

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Year published: 2008
Children's Participation in Organised Sport 2009

Children's Participation in Organised Sport 2009

The 2009 survey of Children's Participation in Cultural and Leisure Activities was conducted throughout Australia as part of the Australian Bureau of Statistics' (ABS) Monthly Population Survey (MPS). As part of this report, findings are available on child (5-14 years old) participation in organised sport.

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Year published: 2009
2009 Children's Participation in Culture and Leisure Activities, Australia 4901.0

2009 Children's Participation in Culture and Leisure Activities, Australia 4901.0

The 2009 survey of Children's Participation in Cultural and Leisure Activities was conducted throughout Australia as part of the Australian Bureau of Statistics' (ABS) Monthly Population Survey (MPS).

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Year published: 2006
Exercise, Recreation and Sport Survey (ERASS)

Exercise, Recreation and Sport Survey (ERASS)

The Exercise, Recreation and Sport Survey (ERASS) is a joint initiative of the Australian Sports Commission and the state and territory government agencies responsible for sport and recreation. The first survey was conducted in 2001. This publication presents results from the tenth annual ERASS data collection, which was conducted in 2010.

Health and Wellbeing of Children in Western Australia 2009

Health and Wellbeing of Children in Western Australia 2009

Published by the Department of Health, this is an analysis of the 2009 data from the Department of Health's Health and Wellbeing Survey and presents information on a range of indicators associated with Western Australian children's health and wellbeing.

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Year published: 2010
Health and Wellbeing of Adults in Western Australia 2009

Health and Wellbeing of Adults in Western Australia 2009

Published by the Department of Health, this is an analysis of the 2009 data from the Health Department's Health and Wellbeing Survey and presents information on a range of indicators associated with Western Australian adults' health and wellbeing.

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Year published: 2010

WA Surveys and Data

Western Australia physical activity surveys and data, including research conducted by the Physical Activity Taskforce and external agencies.

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International Surveys and Data

International physical activity surveys and data.

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National Surveys and Data

National physical activity surveys and data.

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Impact of Daylight Saving on Physical Activity

Impact of Daylight Saving on Physical Activity

In 2006/2007 Western Australia introduced Daylight Saving on a trial basis for three years. The Taskforce conducted research to investigate the impact of Daylight Saving on physical activity participation in Western Australia between November 2006 and March 2008.

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Baby Boomers and Beyond Report, 2006/07

Baby Boomers and Beyond Report, 2006/07

Given that physical inactivity is one of the most important and modifiable risk factors contributing to ill health, particularly for people as they age, the Physical Activity Taskforce conducted a secondary analysis of the 2006 adult physical activity survey data, restricted to adults aged over 45 years - the 'baby boomers'.

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Year published: 2008
Adult Survey 1999, 2002, 2006 & 2009

Adult Survey 1999, 2002, 2006 & 2009

The Physical Activity Adult Survey was undertaken by the Physical Activity Taskforce to provide a measure of physical activity levels among West Australian adults. Surveys have been conducted in 1999, 2002, 2006 and 2009.

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Australian Early Development Index

Australian Early Development Index

The Australian Early Development Index (AEDI) provides a measure of young children's development from a population perspective. The AEDI is used to provide a snapshot of the current state of children's development within communities all over Australia.

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Year published: 2006
Research and Evidence

Research and Evidence

Physical activity research conducted by the Physical Activity Taskforce and external agencies including Western Australian, National and international surveys and data.

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