About Us

About ESSA

Founded in 1991 Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA), formerly known as the Australian Association for Exercise and Sports Science (AAESS), is a professional organisation which is committed to establishing, promoting and defending the career paths of tertiary trained exercise and sports science practitioners.

Our Vision

To achieve member excellence in exercise and sports science that will enrich the health and performance of every Australian.

Our Mission

Empowering our members by providing strategic leadership in exercise and sports science through advocacy, support of professional networks and the promotion of excellence in education, research and professional practice.

Our strategic plan

Strategic Plan 2013-2015 (pdf 750KB)