health promotion

Regional physical activity strategy (Nelson)

Recently, the Regional Physical Activity Strategy was accepted as a community strategy by the Nelson City Council following public consultation.
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The lack of effectiveness of 18 weeks of accumulative short bouts etc

Cardiac function generally deteriorates with increasing age, although recent research has found a reversal in this decline in a group of middle-aged individuals after 18 weeks of brisk walking in single daily bouts of between 20-40 minutes.
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Health promoting physical activity of adults with mental retardation

This is a literature review which describes the physical activity behaviour of adults with mental retardation.
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Heidi Stanish,Viviene Temple,Georgia Frey
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An environmental intervention to promote walking and cycling

The impact of a newly constructed rail trail in Western Sydney This paper looks at the impact of a local pro
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Health impacts of a national mass media campaign on walking in Scotland

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Health impacts of transport - convicted drivers

Convicted drivers This article describes the broader effects of transport on health, including respiratory illnesses from air pollution and cardiovascular and mental health benefits of walking and cycling.

Walking for exercise self-efficacy appraisal process

Use of focus group methodology Focus group methodology focussing around self-efficacy of walking
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Donna Konradi,Linda Anglin
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Journal of Gerontol
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Walk to Work (The Age, Melbourne)

A newspaper article promoting walking to work as a way to reduce stress and complications from health issues
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Tim Hall
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The Age (Melbourne) John Fairfax Publications Pty Limited
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