A recently published paper says that exercise has been shown to be beneficial in the treatment of many chronic conditions. Mortality benefits from exercise are similar to pharmacologic interventions for secondary prevention of coronary heart disease, stroke rehabilitation, treatment for heart failure and prevention of diabetes. The morbidity benefits of exercise for diseases that are not life-threatening, such as back pain and osteoarthritis, are substantial. However, exercise is underprescribed and frequently overlooked. Read the Review Paper now.
When it comes to the long-standing debate about traditional weight training versus body weight training, it’s not a case of one being more effective than the other.
The Australian and New Zealand Resuscitation Council guidelines support placement of Automated External Defibrillators in public settings (e.g. sports facilities) where witnessed cardiac arrest is likely to occur.
We are seeking expressions of interest from all business members to provide feedback on the development of the National Quality Improvement Framework.