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Physical activity participation for Pacific people

6 months
Approved budget:
Miss Paige Enoka
Professor Leigh Hale
Health issue:
Physical activity/exercise
Proposal type:
Pacific Health Summer Studentship
Lay summary
Increasing physical activity is one proven way of preventing and managing a long-term condition. It is known that health interventions are more effective when they are tailored to meet the cultural needs of people and their communities. The aim of this research project is to find out what enables Pacific people to engage in physical activity and what tends to prevent Pacific people from being physically active.