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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

Exercise & Chemotherapy-Induced Neuropathy Webinar

This presentation will provide an up-to-date, evidence-based overview of CIPN, providing ESSA professionals with a summary of the toxicity, including causes, symptoms, yellow flags, assessments, inter...

Date: 20/08/2021

Time: 12:00 PM

CPD: 1.5

Location: Webinar

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Managing Tendinopathy Workshop

Learn the 3 factors that will help your tendinopathy patient recover fast:  1/ Thorough assessment: Confirming the tendon is the cause of the pain 2/ Advice issued to your patient: specific tendon adv...

Date: 21/08/2021

Time: 08:00 AM

CPD: 7.5

Location: Adelaide

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Spinal Flexion During Lifting - Friend or Foe? Webinar

Maintaining a neutral spine has been advocated as the safest position for the lumbar spine to prevent injuries pain. Unfortunately, the research in this area is highly conflicting. This presentation w...

Date: 26/08/2021

Time: 10:00 AM

CPD: 1.5

Location: Webinar

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Exercise & Chemotherapy-Induced Neuropathy Webinar

Time: 12:00 PM, 20/08/2021

CPD: 1.5

Location: Webinar

Managing Tendinopathy Workshop

Time: 08:00 AM, 21/08/2021

CPD: 7.5

Location: Adelaide

Spinal Flexion During Lifting - Friend or Foe? Webinar

Time: 10:00 AM, 26/08/2021

CPD: 1.5

Location: Webinar

Understanding GST Webinar

Time: 12:00 PM, 27/08/2021

CPD: 1.5

Location: Webinar

Managing Tendinopathy Workshop

Time: 08:00 AM, 28/08/2021

CPD: 7.5

Location: Canberra

News & Media Releases

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NAIDOC Week 2021: Embrace culture when using physical activity to close the health gap

As we celebrate NAIDOC Week, ESSA wants to ensure that closing the health gap remains a top priority for our Australian Government and that we are working together with our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities for a shared, healthier fut

6/07/2021

Why you should be keeping active this Aussie winter

As we all start to feel the cold onset of winter – some places in Australia much more than others! – ESSA is reminding Aussies that keeping active and exercising is still just as important in the colder seasons as the warmer ones.

24/06/2021

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

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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