|Accredited Exercise Physiologist||Personal Trainer|
Completed 4 years study at University
in a Bachelor or Master’s Degree and min 500hrs clinical experience.
|Certificate 4 in Personal Training that may be completed after just 6 months.|
Specialists in exercise for generally healthy populations as well as special populations such as complex or chronic medical and musculoskeletal conditions.
|Only insured to deliver exercise programs to low risk persons (i.e. generally healthy populations).|
Recognised allied health professionals governed by the accreditation body Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA).
Evidence-based scientific approach and customised prescription for each individual considering their holistic health status.
|Generally provide fitness assessments, instruction and supervision based on templates.|
In depth understanding of anatomy, biomechanics, human physiology and disease processes.
|PT courses offer limited understanding of the fundamentals of movement.|
|Health Care Rebates:
Recognised by Medicare and Private Health Insurers.