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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Australia's physical activity and sedentary behaviour guidelines (2014)

Author

Australian Government Department of Health

Publisher

Australian Government Department of Health

City

Canberra

Type

Resource package

 

Description

These guidelines provide information to Australians on the recommended amount of physical activity to participate in every day. The guidelines are divided into the following age categories:

The guidelines take into consideration the relationship between physical activity, sedentary behaviour and health outcome indicators, including the risk of chronic disease and obesity.

These guidelines were updated by the Australian Department of Health on 13 February 2014 and replace any previous versions of the Physical Activity guidelines.

Abstract adapted from the Australian Government Department of Health

Contact details

Department of Health
GPO Box 9848
Canberra ACT 2601
Ph: (02) 6289 1555

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Last updated: 19 August 2014
 
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