What is an Exercise Physiologist?

Accredited Exercise Physiologists (AEPs) AEPs are university qualified allied health professionals equipped with the knowledge, skills and competencies to design, deliver and evaluate safe and effective exercise interventions for people with acute or chronic medical conditions, injuries or disabilities. Conditions may include: cardiovascular, metabolic, neurological, musculoskeletal, cancers, kidney, respiratory / pulmonary and mental health.

Our Exercise Physiologists are available Monday to Saturday by appointment  only.

Exercise Physiologists

Katie

Meet our team 2017 - Katie

Qualifications:
  • Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology (ACU)
  • Bachelor of Human Movement (UTS)
  • ESSA Accredited Exercise Physiologist, Exercise Scientist
  • Allied Health Provider with SIRA, DVA, Medicare, NDIS, HICAPS
  • APPI Anti & Post-natal Pilates Accredited Instructor
  • Senior First Aid & CPR – Advanced Oxygen Resuscitation
  • Certified Lifeguard (Royal Life NSW)

Katie is the Senior Exercise Physiologist at Ripples and has been a member of the EP team for over 5 years. Katie specialises in neurological conditions including Parkinson’s disease and Spinal Cord Injuries as well as a range of musculoskeletal conditions including lower back, shoulder, knee and hip injuries. She also works closely with a range of cardio-metabolic conditions. Katie also specialises in anti & post-natal Pilates.

Bec

Meet our team 2017 - Bec

Qualifications:
  • Master of Exercise Physiology (USYD)
  • Bachelor of Science (Exercise Science) (UOW)
  • ESSA  Accredited Exercise Physiologist, Exercise Scientist
  • Allied Health Provider with SIRA, DVA, Medicare, NDIS, HICAPS
  • Cert III & IV in Fitness (TAFE, NSW)
  • Senior First Aid & CPR – Advanced Oxygen Resuscitation
  • Certified Lifeguard (Royal Life NSW)

Bec has been a member of the EP team for 3 years. Bec has a strong focus on treating clientele with chronic lower back pain, pre & post-surgery rehabilitation, as well as rheumatoid and osteoarthritis.

Jake

Meet our team 2017 - Jake

Qualifications:
  • Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology (Rehabilitation) (CSU)
  • Bachelor of Health Science( Sport & Exercise)  (WSU)
  • Level 1 Selective Functional Movement Assessment
  • ESSA  Accredited Exercise Physiologist, Exercise Scientist
  • Allied Health Provider with SIRA, DVA, Medicare, NDIS, HICAPS
  • Senior First Aid & CPR – Advanced Oxygen Resuscitation
  • Certified Lifeguard (Royal Life NSW)

Jake has been a member of the EP team for 2 years. Jake specialises in pre and post-surgery rehabilitation (lower back, hip and knee), shoulder dysfunction and strength training.

Russell

Meet our team 2017 - Russell

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise Physiology) (USYD)
  • ESSA  Accredited Exercise Physiologist, Exercise Scientist
  • Allied Health Provider with SIRA, DVA, Medicare, NDIS, HICAPS
  • Senior First Aid & CPR – Advanced Oxygen Resuscitation

Russell has recently joined our team in 2017. Russell specialises in shoulder rehabilitation as well as neurological conditions i.e. cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis and stroke. Russell also enjoys taking group classes targeting an improvement in overall health.