Professional Development Hub

 

ESSA professional development (PD) is facilitated by ESSA. This type of PD is formal and structured for the purpose of maintaining the knowledge and skills of ESSA professionals and generally targets key areas of practice, based on the current evidence base. CPD points and PD certificate are uploaded to your online ESSA profile within approximately 30 days of successfully completing the PD.

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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: 01/01/2021

Time: 12:00 AM

CPD: 5

Location: Online

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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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The Question of One Leg or Two? Webinar

The topic of unilateral or bilateral strength training for the lower body can often be a divisive topic between S&C practitioners. The truth is both unilateral and bilateral strength training options ...

Date: 24/09/2021

Time: 12:00 PM

CPD: 1.5

Location: Webinar

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Long-Term Athletic Development in Schools Webinar

This presentation will provide real world insights into the role of Accredited Exercise Scientists, Exercise Physiologists, Sports Scientists and High Performance Managers in a school setting....

Date: 01/10/2021

Time: 11:00 AM

CPD: 1.5

Location: Webinar

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Creating a Thriving Private Practice Webinar

Owning a private practice is no different to running any business, requiring you to wear many hats and understand all aspects of running a business on top of being a qualified practitioner and focusin...

Date: 08/10/2021

Time: 12:00 PM

CPD: 1.5

Location: Webinar

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2021 ESSA QLD State Symposium Webinar

This year the ESSA QLD State Chapter are presenting their State Symposium in a webinar format. This webinar will bring together a variety of ESSA professionals, which promises to be a great learning d...

Date: 16/10/2021

Time: 09:30 AM

CPD: 1.5

Location: Online

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To Race Better, Pace Better Webinar

Effective pacing, or energy distribution during exercise, is considered critical to maximise performance in a range of sports whether the goal is to complete the race distance in the fastest possible ...

Date: 22/10/2021

Time: 12:00 PM

CPD: 1.5

Location: Webinar

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Functional Movement for Injury Prevention-Assessment (Lvl 1)

In this practical workshop you’ll learn how to assess and grade patterns of motion based on common musculoskeletal and orthopaedic disorders. As well as prescribe exercises to improve and maintain mov...

Date: 30/10/2021

Time: 08:00 AM

CPD: 8

Location: Gold Coast

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Functional Movement for Injury Prevention - Ex Presc (Lvl 2)

After completing level 1 you’re now well aware of how movement and compensation patterns associated with injury can improve rehabilitation outcomes. In this practical workshop you’ll learn how to prog...

Date: 31/10/2021

Time: 08:00 AM

CPD: 8

Location: Gold Coast

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Functional Movement for Injury Prevention-Assessment (Lvl 1)

In this practical workshop you’ll learn how to assess and grade patterns of motion based on common musculoskeletal and orthopaedic disorders. As well as prescribe exercises to improve and maintain mov...

Date: 06/11/2021

Time: 08:00 AM

CPD: 8

Location: Melbourne

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Functional Movement for Injury Prevention - Ex Presc (Lvl 2)

After completing level 1 you’re now well aware of how movement and compensation patterns associated with injury can improve rehabilitation outcomes. In this practical workshop you’ll learn how to prog...

Date: 07/11/2021

Time: 08:00 AM

CPD: 8

Location: Melbourne

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Exercise Physiology for the LGBTQIA+ Community Webinar

This presentation focuses on the emerging role of exercise physiology intervention for trans, non-binary and gender diverse individuals....

Date: 10/11/2021

Time: 03:00 PM

CPD: 1.5

Location: Online

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Adolescent Physical Activity Webinar

This presentation will focus on the 24-hour movement guidelines for children and young people ages 5-17, physical activity and sedentary behaviour patterns of adolescents (including changes over time ...

Date: 12/11/2021

Time: 12:00 PM

CPD: 1.5

Location: Webinar

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Making Exercise Count for Musculoskeletal Pain Workshop

Musculoskeletal conditions are the biggest cause of disability internationally and impose substantial burdens on society and individuals. In Australia, upwards of 29% of the population experience a mu...

Date: 13/11/2021

Time: 09:00 AM

CPD: 7

Location: Darwin

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Principles for Optimising Strength Transfer to Sport Webinar

The presentation discusses the application of strength training to sports performance. It considers why “general strength training” methods have limited applicability to elite populations or individua...

Date: 18/11/2021

Time: 07:00 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: 20/11/2021

Time: 08:00 AM

CPD: 7.5

Location: Brisbane

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The Keys to Working in Paralympic Sport Webinar

Join Dr Sacha Fulton as she discusses the world of Paralympic athletes, how they have enriched your life and what to consider if you ever have the honour of working with them....

Date: 26/11/2021

Time: 12:00 PM

CPD: 1.5

Location: Webinar

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Ologists! The Good, The Bad and The Future Webinar

This presentation will explore the profession we think we know well. Are you a sports scientist? Or do you prefer to align with your discipline, nutritionist/dietician, strength coach, physiologist or...

Date: 02/12/2021

Time: 07:00 PM

CPD: 1.5

Location: Webinar

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Making Exercise Count for Musculoskeletal Pain Workshop

Musculoskeletal conditions are the biggest cause of disability internationally and impose substantial burdens on society and individuals. In Australia, upwards of 29% of the population experience a mu...

Date: 04/12/2021

Time: 09:00 AM

CPD: 7

Location: Adelaide

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ESSA Sports Science Twitter Conference 2021

We are delighted to introduce the second ESSA Sports Science Twitter Conference 2021. This event will aim to showcase the latest in sports science research and practice and continue to foster a strong...

Date: 06/12/2021

Time: 12:00 AM

Location: Twitter, Online

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Chronotropic Incompetence and Exercise Programming Webinar

Chronotropic Incompetence (CI) is the inability of a person to adequately raise their heart rate in response to physiological stimuli. CI prevalence increases with age and in the presence of certain d...

Date: 10/12/2021

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: 11/12/2021

Time: 08:00 AM

CPD: 7.5

Location: Sydney

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Rehabilitation for People with Multiple Sclerosis Webinar

The aim of this presentation is to provide practitioners with evidence-based recommendations for the prescription of safe, effective exercise interventions for adults with MS with mild to moderate dis...

Date: 17/12/2021

Time: 12:00 PM

CPD: 1.5

Location: Webinar

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Functional Movement for Injury Prevention-Assessment (Lvl 1)

In this practical workshop you’ll learn how to assess and grade patterns of motion based on common musculoskeletal and orthopaedic disorders. As well as prescribe exercises to improve and maintain mov...

Date: 18/12/2021

Time: 08:00 AM

CPD: 8

Location: Perth

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Functional Movement for Injury Prevention - Ex Presc (Lvl 2)

After completing level 1 you’re now well aware of how movement and compensation patterns associated with injury can improve rehabilitation outcomes. In this practical workshop you’ll learn how to prog...

Date: 19/12/2021

Time: 08:00 AM

CPD: 8

Location: Perth

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What Determines Performance? Webinar

Perhaps the most important question facing the modern practitioner is, "What should I be focusing on to help the coaches and athletes I support?" A fundamental part of the needs analysis is understand...

Date: 27/01/2022

Time: 07:00 PM

CPD: 1.5

Location: Webinar

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If you have any queries regarding the above Professional Development, please contact the ESSA PD Team

Disclaimers

  • All accredited persons, regardless of any professional development completed/ attended must refer to their accreditation’s Scope of Practice/Standards, and only treat/practice within the same.
  • ESSA confirms that at the date of release, professional development meets the requirements of the ESSA Continuing Professional Development Points Guidelines. The information contained in professional development is of a general nature only, and while every effort and care has been taken to ensure that all representations are accurate as at the date of its release, ESSA accepts no legal liability for any loss or damage suffered as a result of any information provided in professional development. 
  • ESSA recommends that its members seek appropriate independent professional advice specific to their particular purposes and circumstances (including the provision of medical advice to patients) before relying on it. 
  • All professional development listed is correct at time of publication, and is subject to change at any time without notice.

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