ACHPER


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ACHPER

A survey of height and weight conducted in 1985 in Australia, on a representative sample of 8,492 school children age 7 to 15; from then until 1997, the number of overweight children increased by 60% to 70% and obesity increased by 200% to 400%.
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The Australian Food and Nutrition Monitoring Unit recently undertook a bridging study to compare the food and nutrient intake data from the 1985 ACHPER study and the 1983 and 1995 national nutrition surveys (3).
The evaluation was undertaken by an external organization, the National Centre for Research into the Prevention of Drug Abuse (NCRPDA), at the invitation of the managing organization, Australian Council for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation (ACHPER).
(ACHPER) 23rd Biennial National/International Conference: Interactive Health & Physical Education.
The Australian Council for Health and Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER), in conjunction with the Western Australia Ministry of Education, obtained funds to continue the project for three more years.
(2008) Movement and meaning-making in physical education, ACHPER Healthy Lifestyles Journal 55, 5-9.