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 26th ACHPER International Conference, embedded in Brisbane's 150th birthday celebrations, will be held in Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove Campus.
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).
2008) Movement and meaning-making in physical education, ACHPER Healthy Lifestyles Journal 55, 5-9.