As a professional or student whose work encompasses exercise and sports science, you will benefit from joining Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA).
There are seven categories of membership at ESSA. They have been designed to cater for the needs of different groups. The categories are:
Student membership is open to students in the process of completing a three or four year degree or equivalent in the field of exercise and sports science.
Graduate entry membership is available to persons who have completed an undergraduate degree in the field of exercise & sports science, who are applying to undertake postgraduate university studies in the field of exercise & sports science or clinical exercise physiology.
Membership is also open to prospective exercise & sports science university students who have completed a non-exercise & sports science undergraduate program and are applying to undertake postgraduate university studies in the field of exercise & sports science or clinical exercise physiology.
2013 upgrade – graduate entry membership to exercise science membership is available If you are currently a graduate entry member wanting to upgrade to exercise science/full membership, please complete the application form.
Exercise science (Full) is open to graduates of a National University Accreditation Program (NUCAP) or a graduate who has completed a three or four year exercise or sports science degree. Exercise science (Full) membership is a prerequisite to obtaining accreditation as an accredited exercise physiologist and or sports scientist with ESSA.
Academic is open to academics teaching in an exercise or sports science degree who are able to meet the criteria documented.
Associate is available to persons in other professional fields whose qualifications would not meet the criteria for Exercise science (Full) membership of ESSA, but whose degree may contribute to the field of exercise and sports science in Australia.
Fellow is available to members of ESSA. It recognises those who have achieved a high level of professional accomplishment, responsibility and service to the association.
Life membership recognises a distinguished level of service and commitment to the association.
All members of ESSA have access to a range of special discounts, ESSA policies and guidelines, educational material, ESSA merchandise and ESSA activities.