ESSA Search

Locate an accredited exercise professional in your area via post code (AEP, AES, ASpS).

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Exercise Right

How our professionals inspire and inform ALL Australians to be healthier and more active.

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Keep Up-to-Date

View all the upcoming professional development opportunities that ESSA offers!

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Verify Accreditation

Verify the ESSA accreditation status of an exercise and sports science individual.

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Who we are

Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA) is a peak professional organisation representing more than 8,000 members. We are committed to establishing, promoting and representing the career paths of tertiary-trained exercise and sports science practitioners including Accredited Exercise Physiologists, Accredited Exercise Scientists, Accredited Sports Scientists & Accredited High Performance Managers.

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Professional Development

Mental Health Applied Skills and Knowledge (ASK)

ESSA’s first ASK professional development has been developed to build applied skills and knowledge to work in the field of mental health. This suite of PD is designed to be accessible to all our membe...

Date: 30/08/2021

Time: 12:00 AM

CPD: 1.5 per unit

Location: Online

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ESSA Standards & Compliance Online Course

ESSA’s Standards & Compliance online course has been developed for AEPs to understand their minimum requirements for providing services within the various compensable schemes in Australia. It also inc...

Date: 01/01/2022

Time: 12:00 AM

CPD: 5

Location: Online

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Building Stronger Athletes by Breaking the Rules Webinar

This presentation provides development opportunities for ESSA professionals to build on current evidence-based practice around programming for the athlete, to programming a supportive environment that...

Date: 13/01/2022

Time: 11:00 AM

CPD: 1.5

Location: Webinar

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Mental Health Applied Skills and Knowledge (ASK)

Time: 12:00 AM, 30/08/2021

CPD: 1.5 per unit

Location: Online

ESSA Standards & Compliance Online Course

Time: 12:00 AM, 01/01/2022

CPD: 5

Location: Online

Building Stronger Athletes by Breaking the Rules Webinar

Time: 11:00 AM, 13/01/2022

CPD: 1.5

Location: Webinar

What Determines Performance? Webinar

Time: 07:00 PM, 27/01/2022

CPD: 1.5

Location: Webinar

Exercise Considerations for Managing Type 1 Diabetes Webinar

Time: 12:00 PM, 04/02/2022

CPD: 1.5

Location: Webinar

News & Media Releases

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Sign up to receive the latest news and updates from ESSA regarding events, accreditation and the industry.

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In 2022, set goals rather than resolutions

ESSA would like to encourage everyone to set SMART goals, rather than ambiguous resolutions this year.

10/01/2022

Beat the Festive Fatigue

ESSA would like to remind everyone this Christmas that a small amount of daily low-intensity exercise can help boost energy levels in people coping from general fatigue.

24/12/2021

Physical Activity Boost for Australians Living with Mental Health Conditions

Australians living with mental health conditions from rural and remote, culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD), lower socio-economic and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities received a significant boost in access to physical activi

23/12/2021

Pre-Exercise Screening Systems

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ESSA's
Research Portal

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Healthy Eating Activity & Lifestyle (HEAL™)

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Thinking of a career in exercise and sports science?

ESSA is the membership and accreditation body for four categories of exercise professionals. Let us guide you to a career in Exercise & Sports Science.

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Advertising or partnering with ESSA

ESSA has a range of different advertising channels that can provide maximum exposure of your product or service to a range of professionals.

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Information for the public and employers

Learn about the different types of degree qualified exercise professionals, how they are recognised, and which type is right for you business.

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Acknowledgement of Country

Exercise & Sports Science Australia respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the country on which we work.

Professional Development Hub

Formal and structured PD for maintaining the knowledge and skills of ESSA professionals.

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ESSA podcasts

ESSA podcasts are a type of ESSA PD, and are the recordings of ESSA webinars

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