May 8, 2017

New and updated resources

Better Living with Exercise – Your Personal Guide

Working with a team of experienced health professionals and patients, Lung Foundation Australia has developed the first stand-alone resource dedicated to exercise. Better Living with Exercise – Your Personal Guide has been developed to facilitate patients and their exercise physiologist or physiotherapist to develop the most suitable exercise program based on their lung condition, goals and interests. This resource is an important tool to help anyone living with a chronic lung condition achieve their prescribed exercise program to keep well and better manage their condition. The guide includes pictures and descriptions of exercises, outlines the important components of exercise and its safety, details how to develop goals, and includes log sheets to track and monitor progress.

Better Living with Exercise – Your Personal Guide is now available to download free from our website at https://lungfoundation.com.au/better-living-with-exercise-your-personal-guide/ or can be purchased through our online shop at https://shop.lungfoundation.com.au/ for $8 plus postage and handling.

Medikidz explain Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) is chronic illness affecting blood pressure  in the arteries of the lungs and can cause heart failure. Understanding and managing PAH is important, which is why we are pleased to promote a new educational comic book for those families affected. The “Medikidz” superhero characters take the children on an adventure inside the human body to help children understand PAH and what’s happening to their loved ones. If you would like a copy please send an email to enquiries@lungfoundation.com.au. This resource is free however a cost for postage and handling will apply. The book has been developed by Jumo Health in collaboration with Pulmonary Hypertension Association Australia (PHAA).

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