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How our professionals inspire and inform ALL Australians to be healthier and more active.

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Who we are

Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA) is a peak professional organisation representing more than 8,000 members. We are committed to establishing, promoting and representing the career paths of tertiary-trained exercise and sports science practitioners including Accredited Exercise Physiologists, Accredited Exercise Scientists, Accredited Sports Scientists & Accredited High Performance Managers.

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Professional Development

Common Causes and Management of Lateral Hip Pain Webinar

This presentation is designed to provide an overview of common causes of lateral hip pain, discussing relevant anatomy and pathophysiology, typical patient presentation and common assessments that may...

Date: 22/04/2021

Time: 05:00 PM

CPD: 1.5

Location: Online

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Research to Practice 2021

Being held virtually, for the first time, ESSA's biennial conference Research to Practice 2021 remains one of the worlds best.  With International and local keynote presenters, lecture presenters, inv...

Date: 06/05/2021

Time: 10:00 AM

CPD: up to 20

Location: Virtual

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Coaching Better Every Season Webinar

In this webinar, Anthony will delve into his real-world coaching experiences of how he has created effective strategies of developing a coaching philosophy and coaching pedagogy through his time of wo...

Date: 12/05/2021

Time: 06:00 PM

CPD: 1.5

Location: Webinar

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Common Causes and Management of Lateral Hip Pain Webinar

Time: 05:00 PM, 22/04/2021

CPD: 1.5

Location: Online

Research to Practice 2021

Time: 10:00 AM, 06/05/2021

CPD: up to 20

Location: Virtual

Coaching Better Every Season Webinar

Time: 06:00 PM, 12/05/2021

CPD: 1.5

Location: Webinar

Metabolic Conditioning in Rugby Webinar

Time: 07:00 PM, 20/05/2021

CPD: 1.5

Location: Webinar

Giving Feedback That Sticks Webinar

Time: 12:00 PM, 04/06/2021

CPD: 1.5

Location: Webinar

News & Media Releases

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ESSA congratulates Dr Amy Harding, winner of 2020 ESSA Medal

ESSA is pleased to congratulate Dr Amy Harding, from Griffith University, for winning the 2020 ESSA Medal for her PhD thesis, ‘LIFTMOR-M: Lifting Intervention For Training Muscle and Osteoporosis Rehabilitation for Men’.

8/04/2021

Exercise is for everyone this World Health Day

This World Health Day, ESSA is highlighting the statement that “exercise is for everyone”, and shouldn’t discriminate against age, gender, abilities, ethnicity, or geography.

7/04/2021

Make time to enjoy eggs-ercise this Easter!

It’s Easter time! Although this weekend may be a time of consuming chocolate eggs and hot cross buns, it doesn’t need to be seen as a way to feel bad about your health and well-being – there’s no need to rule out that chocolate bunny.

30/03/2021

Increasing the visibility of female leaders in the exercise and sports science industry

In light of International Women's Day, 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 by their peers.

8/03/2021

Pre-Exercise Screening Systems

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Exercise is Medicine® Australia (EIM)

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Healthy Eating Activity & Lifestyle (HEAL™)

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Thinking of a career in exercise and sports science?

ESSA is the membership and accreditation body for four categories of exercise professionals. Let us guide you to a career in Exercise & Sports Science.

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Advertising or partnering with ESSA

ESSA has a range of different advertising channels that can provide maximum exposure of your product or service to a range of professionals.

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Information for the public and employers

Learn about the different types of degree qualified exercise professionals, how they are recognised, and which type is right for you business.

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Acknowledgement of Country

Exercise & Sports Science Australia respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the country on which we work.

Professional Development Hub

Formal and structured PD for maintaining the knowledge and skills of ESSA professionals.

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ESSA podcasts

ESSA podcasts are a type of ESSA PD, and are the recordings of ESSA webinars

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