EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY

Accredited Exercise Physiologists (AEP’s) specialise in clinical exercise prescription and the delivery of exercise & lifestyle modification programs for people who are at risk of, or living with chronic disease, such as: Diabetes or pre-diabetes Obesity Cardiovascular disease Cancer Depression COPD Chronic pain Osteoporosis Osteoarthritis Typically, AEP services will include: Initial consultation and assessment to determine your current health status, medical history and exercise/physical activity history. This is also where the patient’s health goals will be discussed and determined. It also involves explanation and education on how exercise treatment will improve the patient’s health condition and their quality of life Developing an exercise program, either in the gym, pool or at home; individual or in a group; followed by instruction on how to complete the exercise program with correct technique.