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Physical activity resources

Resources for health professionals interested in physical activity.

Guidelines and tools

Information for your patients

  • Physical activity and exercise - information on getting active, sitting less, active families, and active workplaces and communities
  • Being active after a heart attack - information patients need to know about being active after a heart attack.
  • My health for life - as a member of the Healthier Queensland Alliance, the Heart Foundation is a proud supporter of the Queensland My health for life program. The program is a practical extension of the advice you give your patients, allowing them to better understand their lifestyle risks and action their health goals.

Other resources

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Support us and help save Australian hearts

Support us and help save Australian hearts

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Clinical Guidelines

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Clinical Guidelines

Full list of clinical guidlines and references for CVD, heart failure, ACS, hypertension, atrial fibrillation, SCAD and RHD...

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Join the Heart Foundation community. Together, we can make a real difference for Australian hearts. ...

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Heart failure clinical resources

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Heart-healthy drinks

Heart-healthy drinks

Heart-healthy drinks

While water is clearly the most heart-healthy drink, there are ther drinks that can be enjoyed in moderation. ...

Improving food supply

Improving food supply

Improving food supply

The Heart Foundation supports initiatives that guide people to healthier food and drink choices. ...

My health for life program

My health for life program

My health for life program

The Heart Foundation is a proud supporter of the Queensland My health for life program...

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Explore our guide for driving and heart attack recovery. ...

Heart Health Network

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Physical activity after a heart attack

Physical activity after a heart attack

Physical activity after a heart attack

Discover what you need to know about being active after a heart attack....

Jump Rope for Heart

Jump Rope for Heart

Jump Rope for Heart

Jump Rope for Heart teaches school children how to keep fit and healthy through skipping!...

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Gerry had heart attack warning signs on his dream holiday.

Gerry had heart attack warning signs on his dream holiday.

I’d always thought of myself as fairly fit; I swam a lot, and did ‘soft running’, a combination of running and walking. ...

Norm discovered he was at risk of a major heart attack just in the nick of time

Norm discovered he was at risk of a major heart attack just in the nick of time

Norm discovered he was at risk of a major heart attack just in the nick of time

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End of Financial Year Tax Receipt

End of Financial Year Tax Receipt

End of Financial Year Tax Receipt

Looking to claim your donations in your tax return this financial year?...

Our supporters 

Our supporters 

Our supporters 

Working together to save Australian hearts...

10 ways to get the right balance of fats 

10 ways to get the right balance of fats 

10 ways to get the right balance of fats 

Getting the right balance of fats in your diet can improve your heart health....

Time to book a Heart Health Check?

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Time to book a Heart Health Check?

If you're 45 and over, or over 30 if you're of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, you should book your Heart Health Check today...

The Heart Foundation Community

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The Heart Foundation Community

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Fruit, vegetables and heart health

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How to boost your fruit and vegetable intake to help protect your heart. ...

Managing your funding

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