Exercise Physiology

Managing Chronic Pain and Exercise

By | March 27th, 2016|Chronic Disease, Exercise Physiology|

Managing Chronic Pain and Exercise As an accredited exercise physiologist, I have helped a lot of people manage chronic pain with exercise over the last nearly 20 years.  These programs have ranged from improving their quality of life by allowing them to move more to returning to sport.  In that time, I have provided education to [...]

Exercise Physiologist vs Personal Trainer

By | November 7th, 2012|Exercise Physiology|

Exercise Physiology is a growing allied health profession.  I have often been asked what's the difference between an Exercise Physiologist vs Personal Trainer. Many people have had some experience with a personal trainer.  Some Exercise Physiologist work as Personal Trainers.  These experiences can be good and others are bad.  I think we have all heard [...]

What is an Exercise Physiologist?

By | November 4th, 2012|Exercise Physiology|

What is an Exercise Physiologist? The areas studied in becoming an Exercise Physiologist may include but not limited to anatomy, physiology, cardiopulmonary function, nervous system function, biomechanics, exercise prescription, behavioural psychology. You will find Exercise Physiologist's working in public health care, private clinics, research and professional athletic coaching. Through their university studies and continuing education [...]

What’s the difference between Exercise Physiology and Physiotherapy?

By | November 4th, 2012|Exercise Physiology|

Exercise Physiology new and growing area of allied health whereas physiotherapy is a long established profession. At some point in our lives the majority of us have seen a physiotherapist for treatment, more than likely lower back pain. So how does and an Exercise Physiologist and Physiotherapist differ. First let's look at the similarities of [...]