Accredited Exercise Physiologists (AEPs) are specialized allied health professionals who hold a four-year equivalent university degree. AEPs create individualized programs for the prevention and management of chronic diseases, health conditions, and injuries. AEPs deliver evidence based exercise prescription – meaning scientifically proven studies will help them to determine the most appropriate approach to improve or prevent a number of health conditions.
An exercise physiologist can help people with, or at risk of, the following conditions:
|Acquired brain injury||Cerebral palsy||Cystic fibrosis||Lower back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, hip pain||Musculoskeletal injuries||Peripheral vascular disease (PVD)|
|Arthritis (osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis)||Chronic fatigue||Diabetes mellitus (type I and II)||Mental health (e.g. depression, anxiety)||Myocardial infarction (post heart-attack)||Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)|
|Asthma||Chronic heart failure||Dyslipidaemias (e.g. abnormal amount of cholesterol, triglycerides, and/or fat phospholipids)||Metabolic syndrome||Obesity/overweight||Pre- and post-natal|
|Balance difficulties (falls prevention)||Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)||High blood pressure (hypertension)||Multiple sclerosis||Osteoporosis||Spinal cord injury|
|Cancer||Coronary artery disease (CAD)||Impaired glucose||Muscular dystrophy||Parkinson’s disease||Stroke (CVA)|
Others may not be listed. Contact us if you are unsure if we are able to assist you in managing your condition/s.