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Are Australian women sufficiently physically active to promote good mental and physical health and prevent lifestyle diseases? How can this be promoted?



Are Australian women sufficiently physically active to promote good mental and physical health and prevent lifestyle diseases? How can this be promoted?



Medical Journal of Australia 173(Suppl.): S107-S108



Significant health benefits are associated with moderate-intensity physical activity. Only half of the women in Australia are adequately active. Strategies aimed at promoting physical activity among women should provide suitable activities and take into account the dominant barriers faced by women at different life stages.

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