Media Releases

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Stick to your New Years resolutions and improve your mental health with exercise

A reminder that exercise promotes better mental well-being which makes sticking to your resolutions even more beneficial.


ESSA congratulates 2020 Industry Award winners

After a year of chaos and uncertainty, the 2020 ESSA Industry Awards provided us with a great opportunity to take a step back and reflect on all the inspiring moments achieved by our accredited members with their clients, staff and community.


ESSA announces its latest Fellows

ESSA would like to announce Fellowships to Dr John Booth, Associate Professor Melainie (Lainie) Cameron and Richard Turnbull.


Keep moving to help beat the Christmas blues

ESSA is reminding all Australians to take the time these holidays to focus on you and your health, and exercise can be a simple tool to do this.


2020 ESSA Client of the Year Announcement

The 2020 ESSA Client of the Year award was created to try and take a year of uncertainty and high stress and finish it off with stories of positivity and heart-warming moments of triumph. ESSA is excited to announce the winner!


Improved Access to Exercise for Aged Care Residents impacted by COVID-19

Efforts by Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA) to increase exercise physiology services for those older Australians impacted by COVID-19 have been successful.


Empowering more doctors to prescribe exercise to Australians

Exercise Right for Doctors Week aims to educate doctors and nurses about the benefits of prescribing exercise to their patients and the importance of referring to an Accredited Exercise Physiologist.


Exercise improves the quality of life, health and fitness of men of all ages

ESSA reminds Australian men that it’s important to take care of your body and mind and it’s time that all men starting prioritising their health, no matter their age.


ESSA COMMUNIQUE COVID 19 - 17.11.20 (Victoria)

ESSA Communique to all members and accredited professionals in Victoria.


ESSA partners with 10,000 Steps to encourage people to participate in the After Work Walk

ESSA has launched its After Work Walk campaign with 10,000 Steps to encourage corporate workers who are more likely to spend their day sitting to increase their daily steps.