EXERCISE PHYISIOLOGY

  • The aims of exercise physiology interventions are to prevent or manage acute, sub- acute or chronic disease or injury, as well ass assist in restoring one’s optimal physical function, health or wellness. These interventions are exercise-based and include health and physical activity education, advice and support and lifestyle modification with a strong focus on achieving behavioural change.

  • There are a wide range of reasons why a person may benefit from consulting an accredited exercise physiologist. These include chronic disease management referrals after diagnosis of a range of conditions.

  • Range of conditions including:

    • Cardiovascular disease
    • Pulmonary disease
    • Metabolic disease
    • Neurological disease
    • Musculoskeletal disease (including arthritis, osteoporosis/osteopenia, acute and/or chronic musculoskeletal issues)
    • Depression and other mental health conditions
    • Cancer

    Accredited exercise physiologists may also assist with:

    • Assessments of functional capacity
    • Advice on lifestyle modification to improve health status
    • Exercise prescriptions for strength and function improvement pre- and post- surgery
    • Workplace assessments.
  • YOUR EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGIST

    BSC EXERCISE SCIENCE, MASTER EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY, CIRT 3/4 FITNESS After growing up on the gold coast Shannon completed her certificate 3 and 4 in fitness at the Southbank institute of technology in 2011. She then went on to complete a bachelor of Exercise Science in 2014 and a graduate diploma in exercise physiology in 2015 at Griffith University. Shannon’s interest in the health and fitness industry developed from her love of sport as a teen. Over the years she has competed at high levels in athletics, cross country and futsal.

  • Call us to find out whether our exercise physiology services are covered by your private health care provider. There are a few things to consider and your level of cover depends on your policy waiting periods, annual limits and fund rules so it is important to know what you are up for prior to your visits to avoid unwanted, expensive surprises.

  • Get in contact with your GP if you think you qualify for Medicare rebates and ask your doctor for a referral to as ACE Health Centre for a bulk-billed consultation and further treatment.

Meet Shannon Darling, Exercise Physologist at ACE Health Centre, Best Gold Coast Pilates Instructor, Broad Beach & Nerang.

YOUR EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGIST

BSC EXERCISE SCIENCE, MASTER EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY, CIRT 3/4 FITNESS After growing up on the gold coast Shannon completed her certificate 3 and 4 in fitness at the Southbank institute of technology in 2011. She then went on to complete a bachelor of Exercise Science in 2014 and a graduate diploma in exercise physiology in 2015 at Griffith University. Shannon’s interest in the health and fitness industry developed from her love of sport as a teen. Over the years she has competed at high levels in athletics, cross country and futsal.
She currently continue’s to play futsal and soccer in my free time. Coming from an athletic background Shannon has an avid interest in musculoskeletal injuries and strength and conditioning.

Exercise-Physiologist-DAVID

YOUR EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGIST

BExSci&Rehab, MPhty, AEP, MAPA Having grown up in Wollongong, David studied his first degree in Exercise Physiology at the University of Wollongong before moving to the Gold Coast to study his Masters of Physiotherapy graduating in 2014. He then moved most of the way back home, stopping in on the Central Coast of New South Wales learning and plying his trade for 4 years before deciding that he had some unfinished business north of the border. He has advanced training in cervical and lumbar spine pathology of both acute and chronic nature, along with vestibular conditions, headaches, vertigo and dizziness. He is an avid dry needler, manual therapist and functional resistance trainer. If he wasn’t in the clinic you’d find him playing soccer, cricket, golf, making horrible attempts at surfing, or settling in on the couch with a good tv show.

Meet Shannon Darling, Exercise Physologist at ACE Health Centre, Best Gold Coast Pilates Instructor, Broad Beach & Nerang.

YOUR EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGIST

BSC EXERCISE SCIENCE, MASTER EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY, CIRT 3/4 FITNESS After growing up on the gold coast Shannon completed her certificate 3 and 4 in fitness at the Southbank institute of technology in 2011. She then went on to complete a bachelor of Exercise Science in 2014 and a graduate diploma in exercise physiology in 2015 at Griffith University. Shannon’s interest in the health and fitness industry developed from her love of sport as a teen. Over the years she has competed at high levels in athletics, cross country and futsal.
She currently continue’s to play futsal and soccer in my free time. Coming from an athletic background Shannon has an avid interest in musculoskeletal injuries and strength and conditioning.

Exercise-Physiologist-DAVID

YOUR EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGIST

BExSci&Rehab, MPhty, AEP, MAPA Having grown up in Wollongong, David studied his first degree in Exercise Physiology at the University of Wollongong before moving to the Gold Coast to study his Masters of Physiotherapy graduating in 2014. He then moved most of the way back home, stopping in on the Central Coast of New South Wales learning and plying his trade for 4 years before deciding that he had some unfinished business north of the border. He has advanced training in cervical and lumbar spine pathology of both acute and chronic nature, along with vestibular conditions, headaches, vertigo and dizziness. He is an avid dry needler, manual therapist and functional resistance trainer. If he wasn’t in the clinic you’d find him playing soccer, cricket, golf, making horrible attempts at surfing, or settling in on the couch with a good tv show.