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Latest research and news

Here are some snippets on the latest physical activity research or news that we found interesting.

A national exercise expert says being active during childhood helps with brain development and leads to lower rates of degenerative diseases later in life.

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The Ministry of Health has launched a package of free online resources aimed at getting children aged five and under to play regularly and have quality sleep.

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Exercise is even better than thinking for the health of your brain says Harvard psychiatry professor John Ratey.

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Active Canterbury Newsletter

The Active Canterbury Newsletter is produced bi-monthly and aims to keep local physical activity providers informed. It has a focus on latest physical activity research, upcoming education and training opportunities, key events and tips on how to practically apply research and industry tools.

View the latest newsletter: AC Network Newsletter July-August 2018

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