WH&Y authors: Professor Leon Straker

Join us on Tuesday, 27 July at 1pm (AEST) to hear from Professor Leon Straker on The importance of physical activity during adolescence.

Regular physical activity is a powerful influence on lifelong physical, mental, and social wellbeing. Habits adopted in adolescence have a direct impact on the bone development and muscle strength of teenagers as they grow yet, in Australia, more and more young people are disengaging from physical activity. In this talk, Professor Straker will present findings from the Raine Study exploring physical activity in adolescence and its links to physical and mental wellbeing.


About The Authors

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Leon Straker is a John Curtin Distinguished Professor of Physiotherapy, focussed on adolescent behav...