Curious about physical activity?
Check out some helpful resources below
Physiopedia - the largest Physiotherapy resource in the world explains the importance of promoting physical activity to all patients.
Time limited? How to promote physical activity quickly.
Prof. Rob Daly - Exercise for preventing frail bones, falls and fractures (webinar)
Move Your Way Campaign: Fact sheets to help you encourage physical activity
Exercise is Medicine Australia: aiming to make physical activity a standard component of chronic disease prevention and management
Physical Activity Support Kit Initiative (PASKI): Move More. Sit Less: Resources for health care providers to encourage physical activity in people across a range of chronic diseases
Promoting physical activity: Practical tips written in a 2019 edition of InTouch
Sedentary behaviour questionnaires - from the Sedentary Behaviour Research Network
Australian Bureau of Statistics - How many Australians are physically active?
Moving Medicine - Evidence based information about how physical activity can help in a number of conditions
Sit less, get active - free online course for healthcare professionals and the general public
Exercise Works! - a global Movement for Movement
Choose Health: Be Active - A physical activity guide for older Australians
Make your move – Sit less Be active for life! - A plain-language resource explaining physical activity and sedentary behaviour recommendations
Healthy Weight Guide - A useful resource to help you calculate your healthiest weight and achieve it
Promoting Physical Activity and Exercise - A guide developed for The American College of Cardiology
Promoting physical activity - Strategies for physios
Exercise reduces falls risk - Summary of a high-quality Cochrane review
Physical activity guidelines (American) - A PowerPoint presentation to use when sharing the guidelines with peers and patients
Physical activity, every bit counts - A guide on how to get started and maintain PA by the Heart Foundation