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Australia's Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines Regardless of how young or old you are, there are physical activity and sedentary behaviour guidelines available for you. Australia’s Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines are supported by a rigorous evidence review process that considered: the relationship between physical activity (including the amount, frequency, intensity and type of physical activity) and health outcome indicators, including the risk of chronic disease and obesity; andthe relationship between sedentary behaviour/sitting time and health outcome indicators, including the risk of chronic disease and obesity. The Evidence Review Reports provide a summary of the scientific evidence that supports Australia’s Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines. Evidence Review Reports are available as follows: A Systematic Review to update the Australian Physical Activity Guidelines for Children and Young People – June 2012

Outlets Day 4 July 9-13, 2012 Australian Health Survey on Physical Activity, 2011-12 Physical activity has been identified as an important contributor to maintaining good overall health. The amount of time spent on physical activity has long been a focus for research and policy makers. Low levels of activity are identified as a risk factor for a range of health conditions, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes and osteoporosis, as well as being a strong contributor to levels of obesity. In recent times, the dangers of high levels of sedentary behaviour to overall health have also been recognised in relation to chronic disease and obesity. List of Famous Scientists in History There are a large number of famous scientists in history. If a roster of all such scientists were to be compiled, the list would be never-ending. Hence, a finite number has been taken into consideration here.

Moon Phases / Lunar Phases Explained Have you ever wondered what causes the moon phases? We all know that its appearance changes over time. But why? The good way to understand the phases of the moon is to examine an earth-moon-sun diagram: "Common Core" Teaches Communism Karen Schoen explains Common Core. “Hello Americans: Common Core IS NOT NEW. The only thing new is the name and the fact that no parent or community or school board of legislator had any participation in this new unproven educational fad. Sports Themed Classrooms Throughout the month of June, I am going to run a Classroom Theme Series and feature a different popular classroom theme each day. Themes are a great way to tie everything in your classroom just have to be careful not to let them clutter your classroom :) Today we are going to lace up our sneakers for a Sports Theme! After gathering all of the ideas and creating my sports theme kit, I really want to use this as a theme. What a great way to emphasize teamwork and the importance of practicing something as a means of improvement. Use the acronym Together Everyone Achieves More Name your tables/reading groups sports or actual team names from your area.

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