So who are the experts of exercise?

 

Whether it’s feeling better, improving your sporting goals or general exercise knowledge, these guys have got you covered.

An Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP) holds a four-year equivalent university degree and specialises in the exercise and movement for the prevention and management of chronic diseases and injuries. AEPs provide support for people with:

    • obesity
    • cardiovascular disease
    • diabetes
    • osteoporosis and arthritis
    • mental health conditions
    • cancer and cancer treatment recovery
    • chronic pain and fatigue
    • post-surgical rehabilitation (ACL reconstruction, hip/knee replacement)
    • neuromuscular exercise therapy (multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, Parkinson’s disease)
    • pulmonary disease and more

 

Find your local Accredited Exercise Physiologist here.

An Accredited Exercise Scientist (AES) holds an undergraduate degree in the field of exercise and sports science. They specialise in the design, implementation and evaluation of exercise and physical activity for healthy people. They provide programs for improving general health, the prevention of chronic diseases, health promotion and enhanced sports performance.

 

An AES can work in hospitals, community health units, workplaces, gymnasiums and in education.

 

Find your local Accredited Exercise Scientist here.

Accredited Sports Scientists (ASpS) are highly trained professionals who provide sports science services and conduct research relating to sport in an elite environment such as the AIS, state academy or professional sports club.

 

They help individual athletes and teams to improve their sporting performance through the use of scientific knowledge, methods and applications in the areas of physiology; biomechanics; psychology; and motor control and motor development. They evaluate research, and they advise on the technical and practical aspects of training; injury prevention; technique; nutritional supplements; performance and recovery practices. Accredited Sports Scientists work at all levels of sport, including with able-bodied and para-athletes.

 

Find your local Accredited Sports Scientist here.