Vision and mission
To enhance performance, health and well-being through the science of exercise and sport.
Lead and promote excellence in exercise and sports science for the benefits of society and the professions.
How ESSA can help
Through its public awareness platform, Exercise Right, ESSA provides a range of resources that offer evidence-based, fad-free advice about exercise. Whether you’re currently inactive, living with a chronic condition, recovering from injury or wanting information about pre- and post-natal exercise, ESSA provides high quality advice backed by science. They also offer a search function which allows you to find a university-qualified exercise professional in your area.
Programs, apps and tools
- Exercise Right for Active Ageing Program: Discounted exercise classes for +65
- Adult pre-screening tool: This tool is designed to identify individuals with known disease, and/or signs or symptoms of disease, who may be at a higher risk of an adverse event due to exercise.
- Exercise is Medicine® Australia Program: This program offers free education to doctors and nurses about the importance of physical activity and the prescription of exercise as medicine.
- Find an accredited exercise professional: ESSA’s search function allows you to find and contact a university-qualified exercise expert, like an exercise physiologist, near you.