Accredited Exercise Physiologists (AEPs) are allied health professionals who specialise in the delivery of exercise and lifestyle therapies for the prevention and management of chronic diseases, injury and disability.
They hold a minimum four-year university degree (a bachelor degree 3 -4 years and a postgraduate or masters 1 – 2 years).
AEPs provide support for clients with conditions such as:
- cardiovascular disease
- mental health problems
- pulmonary disease and more…
Eligible to register with Medicare Australia, the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, WorkCover and TAC and are recognised by most private health insurers.
You might see an AEP to help you with:
- pain management
- rehabilitation from injury
- cardiac rehabilitation
- neurological rehabilitation including stroke and ABI
- metabolic rehabilitation including diabetes
- improve your general health and wellbeing
AEPs also provide training in safe manual handling; perform functional assessments; carry out sub-maximal and maximal fitness tests; perform body composition tests and musculoskeletal assessments; and provide lifestyle education to help people manage their health conditions