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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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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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NDIS Fundamentals for Exercise Physiologists VirtualWorkshop

The purpose of this virtual workshop is to inform AEP’s and business owners about the role that Exercise Physiologists play within the disability sector. This is a pre-recorded self-paced virtual work...

Date: 01/05/2022

Time: 12:00 AM

CPD: 2

Location: Online

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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

NDIS Fundamentals for Exercise Physiologists VirtualWorkshop

Time: 12:00 AM, 01/05/2022

CPD: 2

Location: Online

SA RTP22 Conference Hub

Time: 10:00 AM, 20/05/2022

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QLD RTP22 Conference Networking Function

Time: 07:30 PM, 21/05/2022

Location: Brisbane

News & Media Releases

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ESSA urges a stop to funding cuts for EP services for those living with Autism

This Saturday, 2 April is World Autism Awareness Day, a day to raise awareness, acceptance and understanding of people with ASD.

1/04/2022

Bruce Willis diagnosis sparks a reminder that exercise is medicine

Dominating the news today is the headline of Bruce Willis’ diagnosis of aphasia and Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) would like to draw on this announcement to remind people that exercise is an excellent support for those living with the

5/04/2022

Better Access to Exercise Physiology the Solution to Over-servicing in Aged Care

It is critical that any new aged care funding model supports access evidence based exercise physiology treatments.

21/03/2022

Ovarian Cancer and Exercise

ESSA would like to participate in the growing national ovarian cancer research effort in Australia, creating awareness, informing practice and translating into improved quality of life and survival for women, t

16/03/2022

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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