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Article << Previous     |     Next >>   Contents Vol 24(2)

Australian children lack the basic movement skills to be active and healthy

L. M. Barnett A F, L. L. Hardy B, D. R. Lubans C, D. P. Cliff D, A. D. Okely D, A. P. Hills E, P. J. Morgan C and on behalf of the Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Stream of the Australasian Child and Adolescent Obesity Research Network (ACAORN)

A School of Health and Social Development, Faculty of Health, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood, Vic. 3125, Australia.
B Prevention Research Collaboration, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Lvl 2 K25 Medical Foundation Building, 92 Parramatta Rd, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia.
C University of Newcastle Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition, Faculty of Education and Arts, University of Newcastle, University Dve, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia.
D Interdisciplinary Educational Research Institute, Faculty of Social Sciences, School of Education, University of Wollongong, Northfields Ave, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia.
E Centre for Nutrition and Exercise, Mater Research and Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, South Brisbane, QLD 4101, Australia.
F Corresponding author. Email: lisa.barnett@deakin.edu.au

Health Promotion Journal of Australia 24(2) 82-84 http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/HE12920
Submitted: 5 December 2012  Accepted: 4 June 2013   Published: 18 July 2013

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