An Accredited Exercise Physiologist has a minimum 4 year equivalent University degree and specialises in exercise and movement for the prevention and management of chronic diseases and injuries.
An AEP differs from other exercise professionals as they:
- Are University qualified
- They undertake strict accreditation requirements
- They are eligible to register with Medicare Australia, the Department of Veterans’ Affairs and WorkCover and are recognised by most private health insurers
- They can treat and work with all types of people, those who want to improve their health and wellbeing to those suffering from a chronic illnesss