Exercise Physiology to improve Sports Performance

Posted on: Aug 7th, 2017 by The Physio Movement | Categories: Sports Medicine & Nutrition

Exercise Physiology and how can an Exercise Physiologist or Sports Physiologist help my performance?

Exercise Physiologists are professionals and specialise in the field of Health and Fitness. Callum, our Exercise Physiologists at The Physio Movement excels in providing exercise interventions and advice in areas ranging from Chronic Conditions (Diabetes and Obesity), Improving strength, to improving sporting performance in weekend warriors to semi-elite/elite athletes.

Callum, Townsville Exercise Physiologist additionally provides Bio-mechanical Running assessments, Gait training, functional return to work programs, fitness assessments, personalised and individualised Exercise Physiology Programs to meet clients goals and can assist with weight loss and management by collaborating within our Health and wellness medical centre to develop the most suitable and individualised lifestyle program for each client.

Callum, who Studies a Bachelors of Exercise Physiology, has extensive experience in creating exercise programs for Townsville Gyms, Fitness centres, Home based exercise programs, Hydrotherapy and Swimming pools, and programs aimed at improving functional capacity.

As a keen Townsville Runner, and lead Coach of Happy Runners Running group, Exercise Physiologist Callum also performs Running assessments and Bio-mechanical testing, including VO2max and training zones education and recommendations for making your training programs specific to your goals.

All Exercise Strengthening programs and Running Assessments are conducted by our Exercise Physiologist which means Health Fund Rebates are available if you have Extra’s cover for Exercise Physiology (see your own fund for further details)

Exercise Physiology appointments can also be Bulk Billed by Medicare under a Chronic Disease Management (CDM) plan or Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) program.

If you have a noted ailment, Chronic Condition or Chronic Pain, speak to your Townsville Doctor about your eligibility for Medicare covered Exercise Physiology visits. At The Physio Movement, you will not be out of pocket for any of these appointments.

Find out more information about how Townsville Exercise Physiology can restart your health goals and Peak athletic performance.

Why see an Exercise Physiologist to undergo a running assessment and Strength Program Townsville?

  • Improve race performance (Triathlon, Cycling or Running)
  • Improve strength and Flexibility
  • Gait training
  • Target your most effective heart rate zones to ensure you are training smart and effectively
  • Improve endurance, stamina & efficiency in running
  • Know your VO2max and thresholds
  • Improve recovery time
  • See improvements and progression in your training

Health Fund Rebates for Exercise Physiology

Health Fund Rebates are available for many Private Health Funds under an Exercise Physiology consultation and at The Physio Movement we process HICAPS in-Clinic at the time of your appointment. For more information on rebates for Exercise Physiology, please contact your Health Fund directly.

Additionally, your health fund may offer you a certain amount annually for Health Preventative Measures, and Health Care Maintenance which may include fitness/weight loss/health programs. Contact your Health Fund for further information.

At The Physio Movement, all Physiology and Running assessments are conducted by Accredited Exercise Physiologist Callum – claiming Private Health insurance Rebates will usually be available for this if you have Allied Health Private/Extra’s Health Cover. This will need to be checked with your health provider.

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