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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 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

Eight Investments That Work for Physical Activity Webinar

Too few people around the world are physically active enough to  reap the public health, wealth, and wellbeing benefits. As a result, everyone everywhere must unite around a shared goal to get the wor...

Date: 05/03/2021

Time: 12:00 PM

CPD: 1.5

Location: Webinar

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Barriers to Long-Term Weight-Loss Success Webinar

How often have you heard someone say: ‘It’s easy – you need to eat less and move more!’ This piece of advice dates back as far as Hippocrates in the fourth century BC, and not much has changed since. ...

Date: 19/03/2021

Time: 12:00 PM

CPD: 1.5

Location: Webinar

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Fundamentals of Group Exercise Instruction Virtual Workshop

The demand for competent exercise scientists who can lead groups and have the knowledge and skills to lead dynamic, safe, and effective movement experiences will only increase as the demand for degree...

Date: 27/03/2021

Time: 09:00 AM

CPD: 7.5

Location: Virtual

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Eight Investments That Work for Physical Activity Webinar

Time: 12:00 PM, 05/03/2021

CPD: 1.5

Location: Webinar

Barriers to Long-Term Weight-Loss Success Webinar

Time: 12:00 PM, 19/03/2021

CPD: 1.5

Location: Webinar

Fundamentals of Group Exercise Instruction Virtual Workshop

Time: 09:00 AM, 27/03/2021

CPD: 7.5

Location: Virtual

Communicating With Everything but Your Voice Webinar

Time: 12:00 PM, 01/04/2021

CPD: 1.5

Location: Webinar

Diastasis Recti Webinar

Time: 01:00 PM, 13/04/2021

CPD: 1.5

Location: Online

News & Media Releases

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Value of exercise physiology and prevention recognised in Royal Commission into Aged Care Report

Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA) welcomed the release of the Final Report: Care, Dignity and Respect by the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety Commissioners.

1/03/2021

Exercising alone this Valentine's Day? Why not find a virtual workout buddy

Being single and without a workout buddy shouldn’t be a reason to not meet your physical activity goals. In fact, with growing tech apps and platforms, why not try connecting your exercise workouts with your digital life.

10/02/2021

ESSA signs MOU with Australasian Society for Physical Activity (ASPA)

ESSA and the Australasian Society for Physical Activity (ASPA) are pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

9/02/2021

ESSA continues advocacy for preventative health to be high on government’s agenda

ESSA is calling on the government and stakeholders to work harder on creating change to increase physical activity in Australians.

2/03/2021

Adult Pre-Screening System (APSS)

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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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