Useful Links

 

WEBSITES PROMOTING ACTIVE AGEING

 

RESEARCH & STATISTICS ON AGEING & PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

 

 

WEBSITES PROMOTING ACTIVE AGEING

Age UK - Fitness & Exercise

Alzheimer's Australia

ARPA Active Over 50s (SA)

Arthritis Australia

Australian Sports Commission

be active (SA Health)

Bushwalking Australia

Centre for Physical Activity in Ageing

COTA Australia

Diabetes Australia

Dept of Health and Ageing

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Heart Foundation Active Living

Life Be in It

Local Government Association of SA

National Health Services Directory

National Institute on Ageing (US) Go4Life

National Physical Activity Guidelines

Office for Recreation and Sport SA

Play by the Rules

Recreation SA 

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Seniors Information Service SA

SportSA

Sports Medicine Australia

Strength for Life (COTA SA)

University of the 3rd Age

World Health Organisation

 

 RESEARCH & STATISTICS ON AGEING & PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

Australlia's Health 2014

A report from the Australian Insitute of Health & Welfare 

Older Australia at a Glance 2016

From the Australian Institute of Health & Welfare
AMA Position Statement on Physical Activity 2014 The Australian Medical Association's position on physical activity, includes research and statistics on current levels of activity/ inactivity and the importance of being active across the lifespan.
Development of Evidence-based Physical Activity Recommendations for Adults (18-64 years) Research behind the Department of Health's  Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines for Adults 2014
National physical activity recommendations for older Australians: Discussion Document 2011 The National Ageing Research Institute was commissioned by The Department of Health and Ageing to review the evidence and develop physical activity recommendations for older people.
Australian Bureau of Statistics Census and other articles on Australia's ageing population
World Health Organisation

Data and reports on global Ageing and Physical Activity. 

Global Recommendations on Physical Activity for Health 2010.

American College of Sports Medicine

Position Stand: Physical Activity and the Older Adult 2009

Research on Older Australians from CALD Backgrounds

The Federation of Ethnic Communities' Councils of Australia's (FECCA) landmark Review of Australian Research on Older People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Backgrounds identifies current research about best practice in meeting the health, wellbeing and social inclusion needs of older CALD Australians as they age. (March 2015)