health enhancing physical activity

Quantifying the health effects of cycling and walking

This project aims at facilitating the harmonization of methodological approaches by providing guidance for practitioners.

Urban settings and opportunities for healthy lifestyles (US)

Urban settings play a major role in facilitating and enabling healthy lifestyle choices.
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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.

About Us

Living Streets Aotearoa is the New Zealand organisation for people on foot, promoting walking-friendly communities. We are a nationwide organisation with local branches and affiliates throughout New Zealand.

We want more people walking and enjoying public spaces be they young or old, fast or slow, whether walking, sitting, commuting, shopping, between appointments, or out on the streets for exercise, for leisure or for pleasure.

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