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Posted on 1/11/2019
With only 34.1% of Australians meeting the physical activity and sedentary behaviour guidelines, ESSA is urgently calling for the government to implement a firmer strategy to increase these low statistics and keep Australians living longer and health
Posted on 22/10/2019
To help educate the Australian public as to the benefits of physical activity in cancer care, ESSA is proud to announce the launch of its latest free eBook, “Exercise & Cancer”.
Posted on 17/10/2019
Individualised exercise prescription can improve survival and side effects, lower risks of cancer.
Posted on 16/10/2019
ESSA has awarded Monash University’s School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine a tender to complete research on its national ‘Exercise Right for Active Ageing’ project for older adults.
Posted on 11/10/2019
ESSA Fellowship is available to Full members of ESSA and recognises those who have achieved a high level of professional accomplishment, responsibility and service to ESSA.
Posted on 17/09/2019
Endometrial cancer is the most common gynaecological cancer diagnosed in Australian women with more than 3,000 Australian women to be diagnosed in 2019.
Posted on 3/09/2019
Physical activity is vital for keeping Australian women happy, healthy and strong, and for this year’s Women’s Health Week, Exercise Right wants to remind Australian women that exercise is powerful stuff for their health.
Posted on 29/08/2019
In response to this gap in the industry, ESSA have been working on a Sports Science Internship Guidelines document to aid both the intern and the employer.
Posted on 26/08/2019
An article by News Corp over the weekend titled, ‘Public servants receiving hundreds of dollars in ‘lifestyle’ allowance’ has stated that over $2 million has been provided to public servants as a ‘lifestyle contribution allowance’.
Posted on 2/08/2019
ESSA is excited to announce that our ongoing lobbying efforts in the NDIS space have been heard once again. The NDIS Commission has advised that exercise physiologists have now been approved to apply under the Therapeutic Supports registration group.
Posted on 16/07/2019
This National Diabetes Week, Exercise Right is highlighting the fact that exercise can be used as medicine to both prevent and manage type 2 diabetes.
Posted on 9/07/2019
“As we celebrate NAIDOC Week, Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA) wants to ensure that closing the health gap remains a top priority for our Australian Government."
Posted on 25/06/2019
With great excitement, ESSA is pleased to announce the outcome of long term advocacy and lobbying efforts and share the Hon Stuart Robert MP’s media release of the NDIS increased price limits.
Posted on 17/06/2019
The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare released their latest report, Australian Burden of Disease Study: impact and causes of illness and death in Australia 2015, last week.
Posted on 12/06/2019
The 2019-20 Queensland Budget was tabled in State Parliament yesterday, 11 June 2019. ESSA is in support of the Queensland Government taking a proactive stance in encouraging preventative health initiatives...
Posted on 11/06/2019
ESSA is today launching the 2019 Future Workforce Report which explores the future of the workforce and the opportunities and barriers that may arise.
Posted on 11/06/2019
The lifestyles men lead can influence how healthy they are in the short and long term. In fact, 70% of a man’s overall health is controlled by his lifestyle choices, as opposed to genetics.
Posted on 11/06/2019
National Reconciliation Week (NRW) runs annually from 27th May – 3rd June and is a time for all Australians to learn about the shared histories, cultures and achievements of...
Posted on 27/05/2019
Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA) today congratulates the new Federal Ministry announced by Prime Minister Scott Morrison over the weekend.
Posted on 20/05/2019
Keeping active is vital as we age, and this week, Exercise Right is championing this statement.