Exercise Physiologists are university qualified allied health professionals who specialise in the delivery of exercise, lifestyle and behaviour modification programs for the prevention and management of chronic diseases and injuries. They provide services to clients with conditions such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, depression, cancer, arthritis, COPD and many more.
Who is it for?
Anyone wanting to change their exercise behaviour
How much time will it take?
60 minutes for an initial assessment, 30-60 minutes for a review depending on exercise prescription required
When is it held?
Appointment times are arranged for an individual assessment
Where is it held?
Ballarat Community Health Cooinda, Sebastopol and Lucas sites
Who provides it?
Qualified exercise physiologists
How do I get into the program?
Must complete a Pre Exercise Screening Tool form
Must have been through Ballarat Community Health intake process and must have been assessed by a BCH Exercise Physiologist or Physiotherapist.
Phone Ballarat Community Health on 5338 4500 to speak to the Intake Worker or fax 5339 3044
Before commencing most programs, clients are assessed by an Exercise Physiologist or Physiotherapist for the most appropriate exercise prescription. It is recommended that you wear comfortable, loose fitting clothing to the assessment