EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY

 

Exercise Physio MelbourneAbout Exercise Physiology

Accredited exercise physiologists (AEPs) have undertaken a four year degree and are classified as allied health professionals. They specialise in the delivery of exercise for the prevention and management of chronic diseases and injuries. AEPs provide support for patients with a variety of conditions such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes and osteoporosis. AEPs are eligible to register with Medicare Australia, the Department of Veterans’ Affairs and WorkCover and are recognised by most private health insurers.

An AEP will assist you to;

  • overcome persisting pain caused by injury or overuse
  • improve your heart health
  • control your diabetes
  • improve your recovery following cancer treatment
  • improve your general health and wellbeing

AEPs also provide training in safe manual handling; perform functional assessments; carry out musculoskeletal assessments; and provide lifestyle education to help people manage their health conditions. They specialise in graded exercise therapy and lifestyle interventions for persons at risk of developing, or with existing chronic and complex injuries or conditions.

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Jaclyn Murphy

Jaclyn Murphy

Jaclyn is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP), graduating from Australian Catholic University in early 2014 with a Masters of Clinical Exercise Physiology (Rehabilitation) and Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science..

Jaclyn has been involved in community sport since a young age, playing basketball for the Heathmont Hornets and Ringwood Hawks and later on coaching and playing for Blackburn Vikings. During high school Jaclyn also competed in swimming, cross country and track athletics.

Jaclyn has a passion for and enjoys prescribing exercise and rehabilitation programs which facilitate quality movements and increase a person’s ability to move well and increase their quality of life. Jaclyn has completed several Pilates Courses including Pilates for Rehabilitation, Pilates for Pregnancy and Matwork Pilates all through Studio Pilates International.

When Jaclyn isn’t working or researching rehabilitation methods she enjoys runs with her Border Collie, Piper and participating in indoor cycle classes.

May Warrick

May is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP) who completed her Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science and Masters of Clinical Exercise Physiology, graduating from Deakin in June 2016..

Throughout her studies, May completed numerous athletic development internships and clinical placements where she has learnt to combine exercise and movement to improve function, performance and reduce pain. May competed in state level swimming throughout school and was able to use clinical pilates as a form of rehabilitation while competing. She discovered the power of exercise as a rehabilitation tool for injuries where she developed her passion for exercise rehab to improve function and pain through movement and postural correction.

May enjoys travelling and staying active both outdoors and in the gym.

Stephanie Hunter

Stephanie is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist after completing a Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science and Masters of Clinical Exercise Physiology at Deakin University..

Through her studies Stephanie has developed a wide range of skills in movement, biomechanics, chronic disease management and musculoskeletal rehabilitation. She has previously worked with diverse cultures and all populations with a strong interest in rehabilitation for musculoskeletal conditions as well as exercise during pregnancy and post-partum.

Stephanie is passionate about providing high quality healthcare services to individuals to help them achieve a healthier and more enjoyable lifestyle. She believes that exercise plays an important role in everyone’s life to enhance their quality of life and that any exercise is better than no exercise.

Stephanie has been active all her life by dancing for 10 years, playing netball and going to the gym. When Stephanie is not working she enjoys going to the beach, shopping and further enhancing her knowledge on how the body works.