Step into Active Living

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Book Chapter

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Publication Details

This book chapter was originally published as:

Morton, D. (2013). Step into active living. In N. Brown (Ed.), Learn more (pp. 147-159). Warburton, Australia.: Signs.

ISBN: 9780988274341


111104 Public Nutrition Intervention| 111716 Preventive Medicine| 119999 Medical and Health Sciences not elsewhere classified


We live in an environment geared toward inactivity, so it is little wonder that our default is to be underactive.
For centuries, we simply were active but today we need to be intentional about moving more, if we are to achieve the levels of activity our bodies need to thrive.

We are discovering that the long-term ill-health consequences of too much sitting and not enough moving during the day are distinct from the consequences of not exercising.


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This book may be accessed from the publisher here.

Staff and students of Avondale College may access: Learn more from the Avondale College Library (613 B81)