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INFANT child health benefits extend to five years of age, new research finds

INFANT child health benefits extend to five years of age, new research finds

Researchers have examined the long-term outcomes of the INfant Feeding, Active play and NuTrition (INFANT), within Deakin’s Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN), on children’s health behaviours. Positive health behaviours established during infancy can be maintained up to school age, says Deakin University child health expert, Professor Kylie Hesketh.

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In Spotlight: Dr Penny Love

In Spotlight: Dr Penny Love

I first joined the INfant Feeding, Active play and NuTrition (INFANT) team several years ago as a postdoctoral researcher. I’m now a Principal Investigator and part of the Implementation Group of the NHMRC Partnership Project – scaling up INFANT across Victoria.

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INFANT facilitator training opens to all Victorian MCHNs

INFANT facilitator training opens to all Victorian MCHNs

The Victorian Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is providing funding to the Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN) at Deakin University to enhance implementation of INFANT across Victoria in 2021. Deakin University’s IPAN has developed the...

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Meet our partner @VicHealth! @INFANTprogram is supported by a diverse group of organisations, all dedicated to promoting early child #health: https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/

🔥🔥 NEW report out today exposes the tactics of advertisers using our kids’ data to target young Australians.

👉 We need stronger national protections on digital advertising to children.

Full report: https://bit.ly/3lFfmIP @VicHealth @FAREAustralia @OPCAustralia

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IPAN is part of the School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences @Deakin, just named 3rd in the world and 1st in Australia for sport science schools in the 2020 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) – a fantastic achievement to be proud of. http://bit.ly/3pAaY07

fantastic first session for @SaxInstitute seminar with @NCIDAChambers ... Talking about voltage drop and program drift for implementation of interventions @INFANTprogram @DeakinIPAN

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New funding from @VicGovDHHS will help IPAN's @INFANTprogram scale up across Victoria, enhancing access to the research-backed program which helps families establish healthy lifestyle behaviours from the start of life.
http://bit.ly/35zOCUy

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