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

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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

Gait Training and Neurological Conditions Webinar

The ESSA Victoria State Chapter is proud to present this presentation on Exercise Prescription for Walking for People with Neurological Conditions. Gait disorders are common in the most prevalent neur...

Date: 23/06/2021

Time: 06:00 PM

CPD: 1.5

Location: Online

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Isometric Resistance Training for Hypertension Workshop

Isometric resistance training (IRT) produces significant blood pressure reductions in people with hypertension, but IRT is under-utilized as an anti-hypertensive therapy. Recent changes to US and ESSA...

Date: 03/07/2021

Time: 08:30 AM

CPD: 7

Location: Sydney

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The Epigenetics of Exercise Webinar

It’s not just about moving more. It’s about moving in a way that is appropriate for the individual at the stage of life they are currently at. Recent evidence also indicates that when you move, how yo...

Date: 05/07/2021

Time: 01:00 PM

CPD: 1.5

Location: Online

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Gait Training and Neurological Conditions Webinar

Time: 06:00 PM, 23/06/2021

CPD: 1.5

Location: Online

Isometric Resistance Training for Hypertension Workshop

Time: 08:30 AM, 03/07/2021

CPD: 7

Location: Sydney

The Epigenetics of Exercise Webinar

Time: 01:00 PM, 05/07/2021

CPD: 1.5

Location: Online

Preparing Athletes for Returning to Sport Webinar

Time: 12:00 PM, 09/07/2021

CPD: 1.5

Location: Webinar

Functional Movement for Injury Prevention-Assessment (Lvl 1)

Time: 08:00 AM, 24/07/2021

CPD: 8

Location: Brisbane

News & Media Releases

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ESSA launches eBook to encourage Aussie men to look after their health with physical activity

As we celebrate Men’s Health Week this week – running from 14–20 June 2021 – ESSA are proud to launch their sixth free eBook, ‘Exercise & Men’s Health’ to help encourage more men to look after their physical and mental health.

15/06/2021

Australia leads pain management sector with the release of new action plan

ESSA commends Government for recently launching the National Strategic Action Plan for Pain Management to improve the lives of the 3.4 million Australians living with chronic pain.

1/06/2021

COVID-19 Victoria Communique 27 May 2021

COVID-19 Communiques for Victorian Accredited Professionals.

27/05/2021

Exercise is Medicine Australia celebrates 10 year anniversary!

This week we celebrate 10 years of Exercise is Medicine® Australia, with the official launch at Olympic Park in Sydney, NSW being held on the 20 May 2011.

21/05/2021

Pre-Exercise Screening Systems

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Exercise is Medicine® Australia (EIM)

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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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