Dr Verity Cleland

Institute: University of Tasmania
Category: Public Health
Current Project

Promoting active, healthy lifestyles among women at key life stages

Physical inactivity is a significant risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD). Physical activity, on the other hand, is beneficial in preventing and managing major CVD risk factors such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, obesity and depression. Despite this, 70% of Australian adults are not active at recommended levels.…

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