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5 May 2020

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Exercise For Kids

Exercise For Kids

by Hayley Harwood
There is a sad reality that our kids are not exercising or moving enough. And this has devastating consequences for not only their physical development and health, but also their mental health. Exercise cannot be underrated for the crucial role it plays in development. -Exercise strengthens and stretches muscle -Exercise builds strong and healthy bones -Exercise improves coordination and reflexes -Exercise manages weight -Exercise improves cardiovascular function and reduces the...

11 February 2020

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Achilles Tendinopathy

Achilles Tendinopathy

by Elizabeth Hughes
What is it? Achilles Tendinopathy (AT) is a common overuse injury caused by repetitive stress placed on the Achilles Tendon. AT can be described as either insertional which is situated at the transition between tendon and bone or mid portion which is located at the level of the tendon body. The precise cause of Tendinitis remains unknown however some of these may be contributing factors:
- Decreased Range of Motion (ROM) at the Ankle, Knee or Hip
- Sudden increases in activity or tr...

3 February 2020

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The Benefits Of Exercise for People with Cancer

The Benefits Of Exercise for People with Cancer

by Hayley Harwood
Currently in Australia, 1 in 2 men and women will be diagnosed with cancer by the age of 85. However, cancer survival has improved over time and recent figures show that 7 in 10 people will live longer than 5 years post-diagnosis. It is widely accepted that regular exercise participation reduces the risk of developing many chronic diseases, including cancer. Exercise as Medicine An extensive and growing body of research has established that exercise is a particularly potent medicine for...

28 October 2019

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Exercising Outdoors

Exercising Outdoors

by Elizabeth Hughes
As humans, we have an innate affiliation with nature and the outdoors that stems from our hunter gatherer ancestors existing in the natural environment for thousands of years. So it's really no surprise that we still get a myriad of health benefits from being outdoors today!
What's even better, is that the benefits you get from just being outside, have a much greater impact on your health when exercise is added in to the equation. So what are these benefits?
1. Improved menta...

4 September 2018

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Diabetes and Physical Activity

Diabetes and Physical Activity

by Olivia French
How Exercise Physiology can help manage Type 2 diabetes What is Type 2 diabetes?
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition, characterised by elevated fasting blood glucose levels due to the body's reduced ability to produce enough, or respond to, the hormone insulin. If left untreated, type 2 diabetes can cause regular hypoglycaemic attacks, potentially leading to nerve damage, blindness and amputation. Type 2 diabetes is treated with oral medication and sometimes insulin i...

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