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National physical activity guidelines for adults (2005)

Author

Department of Health and Ageing

Publisher

Department of Health and Ageing

City

Canberra

Type

Brochure

 

Description

This brochure sets out four steps that Australian adults can take to get healthier and fitter. They include:

For each step there is advice on the minimum amount of physical activity needed for a person to improve their health. There is also advice for those who are able, and wish, to achieve greater health and fitness results.

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When to use this resource

The guidelines (steps) outlined in this brochure are not intended for high-level fitness, sports training or weight loss, only for people wanting to improve their overall health and fitness. This brochure is meant to provide adults with advice on how much physical activity is recommended to help stay healthy. It can be used for planning a physical activity program.

This is not an Indigenous specific resource.

Contact details

Department of Health and Ageing
Central office
GPO Box 9848
Canberra ACT 2601
Ph: (02) 6289 1555
Freecall: 1800 020 103

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Last updated: 21 March 2014
 
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