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

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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Cardiac Arrhythmias & Conduction Defects Virtual Workshop

This virtual workshop is designed to provide AEPs with new knowledge, understandings, and competencies in this important area of practice, and in so doing, AEPs who undertake this virtual workshop wil...

Date: 08/10/2022

Time: 10:00 AM

CPD: 6

Location: Virtual

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Building Resilience in Kids After Pain and Injury Webinar

In this webinar, Sarah will discuss why it is important for young children to understand how pain works, and how recovery works....

Date: 12/10/2022

Time: 11:30 AM

Location: Online

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ESSA Standards & Compliance Online Course

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

CPD: 5

Location: Online

Cardiac Arrhythmias & Conduction Defects Virtual Workshop

Time: 10:00 AM, 08/10/2022

CPD: 6

Location: Virtual

Building Resilience in Kids After Pain and Injury Webinar

Time: 11:30 AM, 12/10/2022

Location: Online

Managing Pain, and Women's Health in the Clinic Workshop

Time: 05:00 PM, 14/10/2022

CPD: 2

Location: Sydney CBD

Child and Youth Mental Health Webinar

Time: 03:00 PM, 25/10/2022

CPD: 1.5

Location: Online

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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ESSA understands Women's health issues

Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA) partnered with Jean Hailes for Women's Health to raise awareness of the impact of COVID-19 and lockdowns on women’s health and fitness.

15/09/2022

$100,000 in ESSA Research grants available

Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA) has opened its latest round of research grants, valued at a combined $100,000.

6/09/2022

ESSA names its two newest Fellows

Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA) CEO announces two new Fellows in Dr Niamh Mundell and Professor Amanda Benson.

23/08/2022

ESSA launches eBook for Australians with chronic pain

Exercise and movement are essential ingredients in the management of chronic pain, which impacts 3.37 million Australians every year, according to a new eBook called Exercise for Persisting Pain.

29/07/2022

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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