What is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist?
AAESS Accredited Exercise Physiologists (AEP) are 4-year University trained allied health professionals, who have met stringent accreditation criteria set by the Australian Association for Exercise and Sports Science (AAESS).
They have advanced skills to assess clients, to develop and monitor a safe and effective exercise or rehabilitation program, regardless of the clients medical history or present fitness levels.
Exercise Physiologists at Peak Health Centre specialise in the delivery of exercise, lifestyle and behavioural modification programs for the prevention and management of chronic diseases and injuries. Such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, depressions, cancer, arthritis and many more.
The Exercise Physiology industry is a mainstream allied health profession widely recognised in the healthcare sector.
The AAESS website defines an ‘Exercise Physiologist’ as a professional from within the field of exercise science who has specialised in either health and fitness or exercise rehabilitation streams.
Health and Fitness Assessments
Assessments are a vital ingredient in measuring an individuals function to help with appropriate exercise prescription, highlight deficiencies while also offering a comparative measure for future reference and progress checks.
The physical function of the individual will be assessed to determine which areas are in most need of attention. Testing protocols are chosen and tailored to suit individuals limitations and requirements.
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