Navigation Links
Advance Australia Active – AM

The AMA has adopted a new policy it hopes will inspire Australians to restore exercise as a central part of the Australian way of life, AMA President, Dr Mukesh Haikerwal,// said today.

“Australia has long been known as a great sporting country, with a robust culture of physical activity and the outdoors,” Dr Haikerwal said.

“Sadly, the rising obesity trend is blotting our image as a fit and healthy nation.

“The AMA Position Statement on Physical Activity sets out simple steps and suggestions to help people adopt more active lifestyles.”

Undertaking the equivalent of at least half an hour of moderate exercise per day helps people of all ages stay healthy, Dr Haikerwal said.

“Regular physical activity helps to maintain good health, protects against a range of chronic diseases, and plays an important role in managing many chronic diseases,” he said.

At the core of the Position Statement is the principle that Australian Governments must do more to encourage ordinary Australians to incorporate more movement into their lives.

“The Federal Government should move beyond support for elite athletes to provide funding and opportunities for all Australians to get more active and healthy,” Dr Haikerwal said.

“The Government has a responsibility to contribute to the improved health and wellbeing of Australians by making it easier for people of all ages to exercise every day.”

The AMA calls for:

1. Cities to be designed to encourage safe physical activity, both formal and incidental, through the provision of facilities like playgrounds, cycle paths and walkways.

2. Physical education and physical activity to be universally incorporated into every school curriculum, and schools to be universally funded to support those programs.

3. Governments to support programs to encourage more physical activity for older people and people in institutio
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Advances in Treatment of Cataracts
2. Advanced STD programs required
3. Hope For Patients With Advanced Breast Cancer
4. Advances In Stem Cells Research
5. Breast Cancer Advance
6. Canadian Lung Cancer Study Lauded As Major Advance in Cancer Fight
7. Speedier Access To Advances In Breast Cancer Sought For Patients
8. HIV Vaccine Field Trials In Advanced Stage
9. Advance Funeral For AIDS-infected South African
10. New Screening Techniques to Lead Advances In Pain Therapy
11. Twin Treatment Could Be Used Increase Survival Rates In Advanced Melanoma
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Advance Australia Active

(Date:10/1/2014)... Philadelphia, PA, October 1, 2014 Patients with ... treatment, have a greatly increased risk of depression. ... therapy for chronic hepatitis C virus infection causes ... Omega-3 fatty acids, more commonly known as fish ... including lowering the risk of heart disease and ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... Marriagelifeinsurance.com has released a new blog post explaining ... , Senior citizens can purchase a joint life insurance ... A joint policy is cheaper, but will only pay ... Life insurance can be used to cover important funeral ... online, as the application process is simple and straightforward. ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... First Warning Systems, a pioneer in ... throughout the body, announced the company is changing its ... company’s breadth of upcoming product releases. The initial focus ... , “Our initial focus will be an ‘Internet of ... circadian cellular changes over time,” said Rob Royea, president ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... 01, 2014 Join the more than 80 ... Treatment Center’s first ever charity golf tournament to benefit Project ... eating disorders who cannot afford treatment. The tournament will be ... Eureka, Mo. , The day-long event starts with 10:30 ... and award dinner will begin at 5 p.m. and will ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... 2014 Innovations announces the upcoming airing ... on Monday, October 20, 2014 at 7:30 a.m. EST/PT ... go behind the scenes to learn about Break the ... explore the practical help and information Break the Cycle ... warning signs of abuse, how to navigate the legal ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Omega-3 fatty acids may prevent some forms of depression 2Health News:Elderly Life Insurance - Find Life Insurance for Retired Couples! 2Health News:First Warning Systems Changes Name to Cyrcadia Health to Better Reflect Core Competency and Goals of Company 2Health News:First Warning Systems Changes Name to Cyrcadia Health to Better Reflect Core Competency and Goals of Company 3Health News:First Warning Systems Changes Name to Cyrcadia Health to Better Reflect Core Competency and Goals of Company 4Health News:Project HEAL Benefit Golf Tournament Gaining Momentum 2Health News:Project HEAL Benefit Golf Tournament Gaining Momentum 3Health News:Innovations to Explore Breakthroughs in Health and Wellness in Upcoming Episode Airing Monday, October 20, 2014 via Discovery Channel 2
... four months of hormonal therapy before and with ... by as much as eight yearsespecially the development ... with potentially aggressive prostate cancer. This neoadjuvant hormonal ... developing bone metastases avoid long-term hormonal therapy later ...
... immune cells seems to halt the cells typical job ... study by Johns Hopkins researchers suggests. The findings ... ranging from annoying bouts of hay fever to deadly ... his colleagues at the Johns Hopkins Asthma and Allergy ...
... most common cause of disability in the United States. ... continues to age, the toll of this disease will escalate. ... burden and its impact on our nations health care and ... by any form of arthritisis critical. , The National Arthritis ...
... 2008) Athanasios Zavras began receiving messages from distraught ... meds to bone death in the jaw. A number ... these drugs to postpone dental work, fearing that procedures ... when Zavras, an associate professor in the Harvard School ...
... (ACP) has received a Commonwealth Fund grant of nearly $225,000 ... The grant, part of the Commonwealth Funds Patient-Centered Primary ... in November. ACP committed matching funds late in 2007. ... goal is to put the needs of the patient first. ...
... use of opioid drugs to relieve severe pain, black ... to receive these pain-relievers in emergency rooms, according to ... for more than 150,000 pain-related visits to U.S. hospitals ... of whites received opioid drugs compared with only 23 ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Just 4 months of hormone therapy can delay prostate cancer growth by up to 8 years 2Health News:Protein a possible key to allergy and asthma control 2Health News:Protein a possible key to allergy and asthma control 3Health News:The prevalence and impact of arthritis and other rheumatic conditions in the United States 2Health News:The prevalence and impact of arthritis and other rheumatic conditions in the United States 3Health News:Oral osteoporosis meds appear to reduce the risk of jaw degradation 2Health News:American College of Physicians receives grant to study cost of patient-centered medical home 2Health News:Blacks, Hispanics less likely to get strong pain drugs in emergency rooms 2
(Date:10/1/2014)... 2014   Plexus Information Systems, Inc. ... Management Systems (AIMS), announced a partnership with ... owned subsidiary of Quality Systems, Inc. and a ... solutions.  Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140930/149406 ... This partnership extends the NextGen Healthcare product ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... -- NeuroCall, Inc., ("NeuroCall") announced today that it recently ... services. Dr. Ricardo Garcia-Rivera , Founder and Chief ... that our quality of service has been recognized by ... support and continuity of care to patients of our ... United States ." NeuroCall currently ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... SAN MARCOS, Texas , Oct. 1, 2014 ... that it is scaling volume production of photoactive ... solar power technologies . While offering numerous advantages ... difficulty of producing large quantities of quantum dots ... has until now kept them from commercial utilization ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Plexus IS' Anesthesia Documentation Solution Strengthens NextGen Healthcare Product Offering 2Plexus IS' Anesthesia Documentation Solution Strengthens NextGen Healthcare Product Offering 3NeuroCall Awarded Joint Commission Accreditation 2Quantum Materials Scaling Up Photoactive Quantum Dot Production for Solar Power Generation 2Quantum Materials Scaling Up Photoactive Quantum Dot Production for Solar Power Generation 3
... Sun Med TruFlow™ Oxygen flowmeter with a ... warranty covering calibration and manufacturing defects. A ... meet most needs. Also available with all ... power take-off and double unit configurations. Our ...
... adults, the entire series of time-tested Timeter® ... the needs of care providers and patients ... accuracy. You can see it in the ... performance, year after year. Every Timeter® Classic ...
The Soft-Touch Timeter® Flowmeter is durable, long-lasting and easy to maintain. Timeter ® by Allied Flowmeters: Quality Plus Value....
The Soft-Touch Timeter® Flowmeter is durable, long-lasting and easy to maintain. Timeter ® by Allied Flowmeters: Quality Plus Value....
Medicine Products: