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  • Kamada M, Kitayuguchi J, Abe T, Taguri M, Inoue S, Ishikawa Y, Bauman A, Lee IM, Miyachi M, Kawachi I. (Japan) - Epidemiological Report

    861. Community-wide intervention and population-level physical activity: a 5-year cluster randomized trial.

    Evidence from a limited number of short-term trials indicates the difficulty in achieving population-level improvements in physical activity (PA) through community-wide interventions (CWIs).

  • Bezold, C.P., Konty, K.J., Day, S.E., Berger, M., Harr, L., Larkin, M., Napier, M.D., Nonas, C., Saha, S., Harris, T.G. & Stark, J.H. (United States) - Epidemiological Report

    670. The Effects of Changes in Physical Fitness on Academic Performance Among New York City Youth

    Develop insight into the impact of physical activity levels on academic performance among middle-school students, and the way in which this relationship is effected by socioeconomic status.

  • Anderson, K., Mariosa, D., Adami, H-O., Held, C., Inglelsson, E., Lagerros, Y.T., Nyren, O., Ye, W., Bellocco, R & Sundstrom,J. (United States) - Epidemiological Report

    668. Dose-Response Relations of Total and Leisure-Time Physical Activity to Risk of Heart Failure: A Prospective Cohort Study

    Review the findings of a prospective cohort study which explores the relationship between leisure-time physical activity and the risks of heart failure.

  • Hamer, M., Oliveira, C.D & Demakakos, P. (United Kingdom) - Epidemiological Report

    669. Non-Exercise Physical Activity and Survival: English Longitudinal Study of Ageing.

    Explore the identified health benefits of light/mild-intensity "non-exercise" activity among older adults in this longitudinal study.

  • Sport England (United Kingdom) - Epidemiological Report

    481. Active People Survey 6

    Take a look at results from this survey showing a statistically significant increase in sports participation at least once a week for 30 minutes at moderate intensity since 2010/11 with over 750,000 more adults participating.

  • Sport England (United Kingdom) - Epidemiological Report

    420. Sport England’s Active People Survey

    Read about the rise in sports participation as England prepares for the Olympic Games.

  • Australian Bureau of Statistics (Australia) - Epidemiological Report

    174. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Wellbeing: A focus on children and youth.

    This article provides an overview of the demographic characteristics of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and youth. Data presented are drawn from a range of sources and provide context for the other articles in this series which focus on aspects of wellbeing. The topics covered in this article include: Size and age structure in 2006 Where children and youth live Fertility and mortality Other resources See http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/Lookup/4725.0Chapter250Apr%202011

  • Genevieve N. Healy et al (United States) - Epidemiological Report

    14. Sedentary time and cardio-metabolic biomarkers in US adults: NHANES 2003–06

    Prolonged sedentary time is ubiquitous in developed economies and is associated with an adverse cardio-metabolic risk profile and premature mortality.

  • Department of Health (Australia) - Epidemiological Report

    171. Health and Wellbeing of Western Australian Adults 2010

    The WA Department of Health released its summary of adult data from the Health and Wellbeing Surveillance Survey (HWSS) on 16 July 2011. The HWSS is a continuous data collection system which was developed by the Department of Health to monitor the health and wellbeing of Western Australians. This report presents what WA adults aged 16 years and over were saying about their health and wellbeing in 2010. See http://beactive.wa.gov.au/index.php?id=1359

  • Australian Bureau of Statistics (Australia) - Epidemiological Report

    175. Physical Activity in Australia: A Snapshot, 2007-08

    Provides a brief overview of the physical activity levels of people aged 18 years and over in Australia, using data from the 2007-08 ABS National Health Survey. It includes information on a range of characteristics which may influence a person's physical activity levels, as well as the long-term health risks associated with physical inactivity. See http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/mediareleasesbyCatalogue/E4A26CF152A501FCCA257905007AA615?Opendocument

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