Exercise & Sports Science is the peak professional organisation committed to establishing, promoting and representing the career paths of tertiary-trained exercise and sports science practitioners.
Why join ESSA?
By joining ESSA you will have access to a range of benefits including:
Activate – our publication brings you inspirational member profile features, special interest features, industry news and views from around Australia and across the industry
ESSA enews and Professional Development News brings you essential information about the industry, association and education opportunities
Access to comprehensive professional indemnity and/or public liability insurance
Discounts on ESSA continuing education courses
Access to job opportunities in exercise and sports science
Free online subscription to EBSCO databases and Rehabilitation Reference Centre
Representation to government and industry
Exclusive discounts on a range of products and services from our official supporter network
Additional benefits for accredited exercise physiologists (AEP)
List your name and services on the ESSA “Find an exercise physiologist” online directory*
Register with Medicare as a provider
Ability to provide services for the Department of Veterans’ Affairs
Ability to provide WorkCover services in most states
Register with private health insurance companies as a provider
Types of Membership
ESSA offers seven different types of membership, choose the membership type below for more information.
To be eligible for accreditation with ESSA, you must hold a current exercise science (Full) membership.
ESSA membership entry pathway graduate and postgraduate
*This is an opt-in service provided for AEPs. Inclusion on the find an exercise physiologist directory will require approval from the ESSA National Office. Once we have confirmed that you are accredited and financial, your details will be made available online. AEPs listing their services are responsible for ensuring their details are accurate and up-to-date