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Role Summary: Exercise Physiologist

A. Richey

Exercise Physiologists are Allied Health professionals who focus on therapeutic physical exercise. They use exercise as medicine.

Exercise physiologists undertake a three to four year university degree to become qualified, as well as undertaking ongoing and specialist training in chronic disease management and behaviour change. In contrast, personal trainers may only train for six weeks to six months to obtain their qualifications. Exercise physiologists tend to work in public and private hospitals, within multidisciplinary clinics, population health, workplace ...

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