What is a Clinical Exercise Physiologist?

Here at ExerciseWell our Clinical Exercise Physiologists offer a range of 12-week programmes for health and rehabilitation. They also offer health assessments and private (1-to-1) exercise physiology consultations. For information on our specialised exercise physiology programmes please CLICK HERE.

 

What is a Clinical Exercise Physiologist?

A clinical exercise physiologist (CEP) is an allied health professional who specialises in the delivery of exercise, lifestyle and behavioural modification programmes for the prevention, management and rehabilitation of chronic conditions and diseases, and injuries.

  • A clinical exercise physiologist provides individualised and specialised exercise and lifestyle education for clients/patients across a wide spectrum of health, from the apparently healthy to those with diagnosed conditions such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, respiratory disease, or chronic pain or injury.

  • The clinical exercise physiologist plays an important role in a multi-disciplinary team by providing specialised exercise testing, exercise programming and client/patient education (within their professional scope of practice) in conjunction with other medical and allied health professionals.

CEPs use exercise to help manage and rehabilitate the following conditions:

  • Asthma & Other Respiratory Conditions

  • Cancer

  • Neurological Conditions

  • Diabetes (Type 1 & 2)

  • Metabolic Syndrome

  • Mental health conditions e.g. anxiety, depression, psychosis, schizophrenia 

  • Heart Disease & Other Cardiac Conditions

  • Autoimmune Disorders

  • Chronic Fatigue

  • Chronic Pain/Injury

  • Arthritis including osteoarthritis and rheumatoid

  • Pregnancy and postnatal