Who can benefit from an Exercise Physiologist?

Exercise Physiology Hoys Allied Health + Wellness

An Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP) is a university qualified allied health professional equipped with the knowledge, skills, and competencies to design, deliver, and evaluate safe and effective exercise interventions for people with a range of conditions, injuries or disabilities. Accredited Exercise Physiologists aim to prevent and/or manage acute, sub-acute or chronic disease or injury and […]

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The Effects Of Strength Training On Your Body

Strength Training and Exercise Physiology Hoys Allied Health + Wellness

In order to discover the effects of strength training, we must explore the physiology of strength training. Strength training, also known as resistance training, is any exercise that forces a muscle to contract under an external loading.  This can occur with no equipment using body weight exercises or using external equipment such as barbells, dumbbells […]

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Who Can Benefit From Exercise Physiology?

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The physiology of exercise is an allied health profession that involves the scientific study of the body’s reactions to exercise. Accredited exercise physiologists analyse their patients’ fitness and health and come up with a total exercise physiology plan to help regain their health and wellbeing. Clinical exercise physiologists can help patients suffering from chronic conditions […]

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What is Sports Science?

What is sports science? Hows Allied Health & Wellness

Science: The intellectual and practical activity encompassing the systematic study of the structure and behaviour of the physical and natural world through observation and experiment. Sports Science And Physiology When we think of science we often think of subjects such as medicine, biology, physics and mathematics. When we consider the individuals who are experts in […]

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The Benefits of Strength Training

By Zac O’Brien – Exercise Physiologist As an accredited exercise physiologist, I often get asked: “What is the best form of exercise I can do’’? If I had to give you one answer, the answer would be strength training! Strength training is often avoided due to several reasons with common answers being: I don’t know […]

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Diabetes 101 – What is it?

What Is Diabetes? Diabetes is a group of conditions that are characterised by an inability to maintain a healthy blood glucose level. Blood glucose levels are controlled by a hormone called insulin, which is produced in the pancreas. When we eat and drink, glucose enters our blood stream and insulin acts by removing glucose from […]

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NDIS Blog Post – OT

What is the NDIS? The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) supports people with a permanent and significant disability which affects their ability to take part in everyday activities. The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) implements the NDIS. The NDIS supports people with a disability to live an ordinary life. The type of support that is [...] Read More

Exercise Physiologist’s:- Helping those with Diabetes

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According to Diabetes NSW, people being diagnosed with Diabetes are growing 7 -10% a year, this has also caused an increase in amputations of 25% in the two years. These growth are especially worrying when there are 1.2 million Australians that have diabetes (all types of diagnosed Diabetes). For NSW there’s at least 36,000 people […]

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Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome

What is Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome? Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome (ITB Friction Syndrome) is a common overuse injury which gives pain on the outside of the knee during and following running or repetitive leg activity. Being an overuse injury, it is caused by repeated trauma rather than a specific incident. It’s common name is “Runner’s […]

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