• What is an Exercise Physiologist

What is an Exercise Physiologist?


Accredited Exercise Physiologists (AEP) specialise in the field of health and fitness. The AEP’s of Sydney Sports & Exercise Physiology excel in exercise interventions in areas ranging from chronic conditions, such as diabetes and obesity, to improve your strength and mobility following injury. Our AEP’s also have experience in creating exercise programs for the gym, fitness centres, home based exercise programs, swimming pools, and programs aimed at improving functional capacity. provide functional return to work programs.

We provide a tailored exercise plan, based on your assessment to get you back to your best as soon as possible.

Working within such diverse multidiscipline clinics, our AEP’s our able to collaborate closely with dietitians, physiotherapists, physicians and other therapists to optimise your outcomes.

We can help you:

  • - Overcome injury with effective rehabilitation
  • - Improve your heart health and fitness status
  • - With obesity and weight management
  • - Improve chronic conditions
  • - Control your diabetes and prevent pre-diabetes from progressing
  • - Rehabilitate following a cardiac event or exercise for cancer
Exercise and Sports Science Australia define an Exercise Physiologists as:

"U3niversity qualified allied health professionals who specialise in the delivery of exercise, lifestyle and behavioural modification programs for the prevention and management of chronic diseases and injuries. EPs provide physical activity and behaviour change support for clients with conditions such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, depressions, cancer, arthritis, COPD and many more.

ESSA provides the national accreditation program for exercise physiologists. Accredited exercise physiologists (AEPs) are recognised as allied health professionals and are eligible to register with Medicare Australia, the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, WorkCover and have recognition among a number of health insurers.”
ESSA