Obesity and Exercise

Obesity and Exercise

In the 2017/2018 National Health Survey, over 35% of Australians were defined as overweight, with a further 30% of Australians classified as obese. Obesity is defined by the World Health Organisation as having a Body Mass Index (BMI) of over 30kg/m2. Rates of obesity...
Spina Bifida and Exercise

Spina Bifida and Exercise

What is Spina Bifida?  Spina Bifida (SB) is a birth defect where the spinal cord and brain do not develop properly due to incomplete closure of the neural tube, an essential process for the development of the central nervous system. SB can be diagnosed during the...
Pregnancy and Exercise

Pregnancy and Exercise

Once upon a time, pregnant women were told to rest. It was believed that physical activity could be harmful to the mother and unborn baby. We now know this to be untrue, in fact we now recommend the opposite! We know that regular exercise and physical activity is not...

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