AusPAnet guidelines and policies

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A way to a better heart

The National Physical Activity Guidelines for Australians offer guidance and options for moderate-intensity physical activity, which are both achievable and sustainable across gender, socio-economic and occupational groups.

They refer to the minimum levels of physical activity required for good health.

International physical activity guidelines and policies

Toronto Charter for Physical Activity (PDF)

The Charter is a tool to help advocate for greater political and social commitment to support health enhancing physical activity for all. Register your support as an individual or organisation.

Global Recommendations on Physical Activity for Health (PDF)

These recommendations, developed by the WHO focus on primary prevention of NCDs through physical activity at population level. The primary target audience is policy-makers at national level.

WHO Interventions on Diet and Physical Activity: What Works

This report provides policy makers and other stakeholders with a summary of tried and tested diet and physical activity interventions that aim to reduce the risk of chronic noncommunicable diseases (NCD).

WHO Global Strategy on Physical Activity and Health (PDF)

The overall goal of the Global Strategy is to promote and protect health by guiding the development of an enabling environment for sustainable actions at individual, community, national and global levels that, when taken together, will lead to reduced disease and death rates related to unhealthy diet and physical inactivity.

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