Media Releases

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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.


Bruce Willis diagnosis sparks a reminder that exercise is medicine

Dominating the news today is the headline of Bruce Willis’ diagnosis of aphasia and Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) would like to draw on this announcement to remind people that exercise is an excellent support for those living with the


Better Access to Exercise Physiology the Solution to Over-servicing in Aged Care

It is critical that any new aged care funding model supports access evidence based exercise physiology treatments.


Ovarian Cancer and Exercise

ESSA would like to participate in the growing national ovarian cancer research effort in Australia, creating awareness, informing practice and translating into improved quality of life and survival for women, t


ESSA 2022 Election Priorities

Exercise for good health and a strong economy.


Celebrating female leaders in the exercise and sports science industry

In light of International Women's Day being recognised annually on 8 March, ESSA is once again increasing the visibility of women within the exercise and sports science industry by celebrating the achievements of three pioneering women, as nominated


ESSA Congratulates Latest Fellow

Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA) wishes to congratulate Professor Daniel Galvão (Edith Cowan University).


World Obesity Day – Aussies need the right motivation to move

ESSA would like to re-shape the way Australia views obesity and change the way this health issue is addressed, prevented and treated within our community.


Why exercising with your partner this Valentine’s day is the best gift of all

There’s a saying that ‘couples who train together, stay together’ and what better day than today to start your exercise routine with your other half.


How to get back to regular exercise post having COVID

With Australia only now having a large number of the population being affected by COVID, not many people have had to think about how to manage an active life post having COVID.