Exercise physiology is the comprehensive delivery of treatment services concerned with the analysis, improvement, and maintenance of the physiological mechanisms underlying physical health and fitness as well as mental health and fitness. (Source: American Society of Exercise Physiologists)
Exercise physiology involves:
Exercise physiology consultation is part of WOMEN Centre’s multidisciplinary treatment approach that aims to achieve the best possible outcome for clients who may face fitness issues and / or challenges.
A typical consultation with our exercise physiologist will last 45 minutes and include:
The fee for a 45-minute consultation is $65. Costs may vary depending on the client's individual circumstances.
Patients referred by general practitioners are eligible for a Medicare rebate if their referrals are made under a general practitioner’s Medical Mental Health Plan. Other patients may be eligible for a private health insurance’s rebate if their policies have the necessary auxiliary cover.
Accredited Exercise Physiologist versus Personal Trainer
Accredited Exercise Physiologists are allied health professionals with Medicare Provider numbers and are trained members of the health and medical sector. Fitness professionals (eg personal trainers) are members of the sport and recreation sector.
Accredited Exercise Physiologist:
(Source: Exercise and Sports Science Australia)