Do physical activity interventions in Indigenous people in Australia and New Zealand improve activity levels and health outcomes? A systematic review

@inproceedings{Sushames2016DoPA,
  title={Do physical activity interventions in Indigenous people in Australia and New Zealand improve activity levels and health outcomes? A systematic review},
  author={Ashleigh Sushames and Jannique G. Z. van Uffelen and Klaus Gebel},
  booktitle={The international journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Indigenous Australians and New Zealanders have a significantly shorter life expectancy than non-Indigenous people, mainly due to differences in prevalence of chronic diseases. Physical activity helps in the prevention and management of chronic diseases, however, activity levels are lower in Indigenous than in non-Indigenous people. OBJECTIVE To synthesise the literature on the effects of physical activity interventions for Indigenous people in Australia and New Zealand on activity… CONTINUE READING
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