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TWIW 37: Australian teens amongst the least physically active in the world

Episode 37
25, Nov, 2019
}5 Minutes

Show Notes

This Week In Wellness a study published in The Lancet has ranked Australian teens 140th out of 146 countries for the physical activity of our teens.

The study examined 1.6 million adolescent school students across 146 countries and compared them using the World Health Organisation’s physical activity guidelines that for this age group recommend a minimum of one hour of vigorous physical activity of intensity similar to jogging.

http://theconversation.com/140th-out-of-146-australian-teens-do-close-to-the-least-physical-activity-in-the-world-127434

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanchi/article/PIIS2352-4642(19)30323-2/fulltext

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Brett Hill brings you This Week In Wellness, the health news highlights you need. Every week Brett scours the globe to find the most relevant and important health news highlight to bring to his tribe. In just 5 minutes he will get you up to date with the news and share his opinion of what this means for you.

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