Exercise Physiology

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Exercise Physiology

Exercise physiologists are healthcare professionals who specialise in exercise rehabilitation, health and fitness. Exercise may be used as a treatment tool, or for strengthening the body and maintaining fitness.

An Accredited Exercise Physiologist provides support and programs for clients with conditions such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, mental health problems, cancer, arthritis, pulmonary disease and others.

MPPFG also offer specialist services in athletic development and strength & conditioning from Exercise Physiologists or our highly qualified sports scientists with elite level training experience.

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1-on-1 Exercise Physiology

Our individually-tailored programs assist with:

  • Injury management
  • Achieving health and fitness goals
  • Improved strength and conditioning
  • Chronic condition management

 

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Our Exercise Physiologists work with all types of clients – from those who want to improve their health and fitness to highly-motivated, elite athletes wanting to gain a performance-enhancing edge.

Our highly-qualified and professional staff will guide you through the challenges of your medical history to arrive at a program which is closely monitored to allow you to enjoy, sustain and achieve your fitness goals.

Exercise Physiology Classes

Our clinically tailored classes are suitable for all ages and fitness levels and cater for each individuals’ goals such as general fitness, injury management and chronic illness. Additional benefits also include increased muscle mass, a reduction in body fat percentage and improvements in mental health and well-being.

Circuit classes increase strength and endurance with an emphasis on core stability. This class incorporates Pilates and general strength with conditioning exercises. It is ideal for those with musculoskeletal problems who want to maintain or improve strength and fitness.

Stay Strong is a class aimed at improving your strength and endurance. This type of exercise assists in conditions such as osteoporosis and osteoarthritis and is also suitable for people with diabetes.

Through these classes you can work towards:

  • Achieving better blood sugar control
  • Maintaining a healthier weight
  • Increasing muscle strength and tone
  • Reducing the risk of osteoporosis
  • Improving flexibility, balance and posture

 

Our Exercise Physiologists are also trained Pilates instructors. For more information on Pilates and its benefits please click here. 

You may be entitled to partially or fully subsidised payments through a variety of avenues. For more information on payment options click here.