Exercise Physiology is the study of the human body’s response to exercise and physical activity.
It particularly focuses on the role of exercise in the management of long term health conditions, where special considerations need to be taken to ensure that exercise will be safe and effective.
An Accredited Exercise Physiologist is a University qualified allied health professional who provides exercise interventions to a wide variety of individuals; ranging from elderly patients to elite athletes.
Here, our team share their expertise on a range of topics aimed at improving your health and fitness.
What is Osteoporosis?
Osteoporosis is a chronic condition that affects our bones, more specifically our Bone Mineral Density (BMD). Osteoporosis is identified using a Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DXA) Scan to attain a T-Score value for our BMD. This reading indicates how far above/below our BMD is compared to a peak reading of BMD for our gender.
A Quick Fact Sheet on Osteoporosis
One of the most common lower-body injuries affecting those participating in sport is the dreaded hamstring tear. Between 8-25% of amateur and professional athletes will experience a degree of hamstring tear at some point in their career (1).
Hamstring Tears and Recovery Pathways
Type 2 Diabetes is a major health condition affecting roughly 1.2 million Australians¹. Type 2 Diabetes is complex, affecting many organs, hormones and processes within the body; although put simply…
New Strategy for Preventing and Managing Type 2 Diabetes