Well-being Services

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Exercise Physiology

Lifesport understands that for some people becoming fit and healthy requires specialised advice and programs.

Christelle Schofield is a highly experienced Exercise Physiologist at Lifesport and offers a complete range of exercise rehabilitation and chronic disease management services.

Lifesport is a holistic Health & fitness club which means you can expect a total health experience when you join our team. Our personal and small group training programs are designed to accommodate your needs and goals regardless of your age or level of fitness. Our trainers will challenge your existing limiting beliefs about yourself and what you can achieve. Our strength is working with you to realise your personal fitness goals.

Our services

An exercise physiologist can help you to prevent and/or manage lifestyle related health conditions using exercise. These conditions can include:

  • High blood pressure and high cholesterol
  • Pre-diabetes and type-2 diabetes
  • Cardiovascular and respiratory disease

An exercise physiologist can help rehabilitate your chronic pain or injury while also improving your strength and fitness. These injuries and conditions can include:

  • Lower back and neck pain
  • Shoulder pain and rotator cuff injuries
  • Hip and sacroiliac pain
  • Knee pain
  • Osteoarthritis  and rheumatoid arthritis
  • Osteoporosis

Rebates

  • Medicare: Rebate is available via referral from your General Practitioner if you have a chronic health condition or complex health needs. See your General Practitioner or chat to Christelle to enquire if you are eligible.
  • Private health: Rebates is available from all major private health funds, depending on your level of cover. Ring your provider to enquire how much you are eligible to receive and what level of cover is required.

Frequently Asked Questions:

What is an Exercise Physiologist?

ESSA (Exercise and Sports Science Australia) describes the role of the exercise physiologist as follows:

“Accredited exercise physiologists (AEP) specialise in clinical exercise interventions for persons at high risk of developing, or with existing chronic and complex medical conditions and injuries. These interventions are provided by exercise delivery including health and physical activity education, advice and support; and lifestyle modification with a strong focus on achieving behavioural change.

The aims of AEP interventions are to prevent or manage chronic disease or injury, and assist in restoring one’s optimal physical function health and wellness.”

How is an Exercise Physiologist different to a Personal Trainer?

An exercise physiologist is a recognised allied health professional who is qualified to provide advice and exercise rehabilitation for people with complex health needs. All exercise physiologists must have a four year university degree and extensive practical experience in order to be accredited with ESSA (Exercise and Sports Science Australia). If an integrated treatment approach is required, the exercise physiologist will liaise with other health professionals involved in your treatment.

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Body-Read-LogoRemedial Massage with BodyRead

BodyRead specialise in providing Remedial and Sports Massage to effectively assist in easing muscular discomfort.

Remedial Massage is ideal for you if you are experiencing any of the following;

  • Anxiety or tension
  • Back, neck or shoulder pain
  • Headaches or migraines
  • Muscle pain or stiffness
  • Sporting or repetitive strain injuries
  • Stress

Remedial massage helping to remedy tension and posture, easing muscular aches and pains.

For further information call the club on 9300 3033 or email enquiries@lifesport.com.au.

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