Media Releases

To access media releases and statements from earlier than January 1, 2018, please contact [email protected].

ESSA releases new COVID-19 guidelines for clinical care

ESSA has launched new treatment guidelines for people who are recovering after COVID, called ‘Safe Exercise Across the Clinical Course of COVID-19’.


ESSA joins allied health colleagues in calling for 5 percent

Exercise & Sports Science Australia has joined forces to lobby the Victorian Government to urgently invest in preventive health measures.


Better access to exercise services for Victorians

Candidates in the 2022 Victorian election have a duty to provide better access to exercise services for those living with chronic conditions, including serious mental health problems.


ESSA understands Women's health issues

Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA) partnered with Jean Hailes for Women's Health to raise awareness of the impact of COVID-19 and lockdowns on women’s health and fitness.


$100,000 in ESSA Research grants available

Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA) has opened its latest round of research grants, valued at a combined $100,000.


ESSA names its two newest Fellows

Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA) CEO announces two new Fellows in Dr Niamh Mundell and Professor Amanda Benson.


ESSA launches eBook for Australians with chronic pain

Exercise and movement are essential ingredients in the management of chronic pain, which impacts 3.37 million Australians every year, according to a new eBook called Exercise for Persisting Pain.


Building Healthy Environments for International Men’s Health Week 2022

This week, ESSA are taking the opportunity to concentrate on a cohort who still too often remain silent when talking about their health; men.


Exercising for the right reasons this Exercise Right Week

Exercise Right Week is an annual campaign powered by ESSA. It’s aimed at getting Australians more active and helping the community to understand where to get the *right* advice when it comes to exercise.


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.