This is the home base of the Physical Activity Foundation, an Australian health promotion charity with the goal of reducing the impact of sedentary lifestyle diseases in children by teaching them healthy lifestyle habits through the delivery of large scale school and community based intervention programs.
Here we share all our experiences about the hosting of our suite of programs - the Active Kids Challenge, the MOVE IT MOVChallenge profiling the product MOVband, Ride or Walk to School program and the Fruit and Vege pledge.
Our PE Pulse Manager Harriet had a great time with the students at North Ainslie Primary School last week talking about why physical activity is so important! Not only does it keep your body and mind healthy and happy, but sport and teamwork teaches kids important skills for the workplace and community!
Participation in physical activity, particularly among children, supports a number of life-long benefits: (1) development of fundamental motor skills, (2) improvement of current health and fitness, (3) contribution to long-term health and the prevention of chronic disease, and (4) promotion of more…