Healthy Connections is staffed by a team of Accredited Exercise Physiologists (AEPs). The team are university qualified, allied-health professionals with a Medicare Provider number, and are trained members of the health and medical sector.

Accredited Exercise Physiologists

Exercise Physiologists specialise in the delivery of exercise for the prevention and management of chronic diseases and injuries.The team provide support for clients with conditions such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, mental health problems, cancer, arthritis, pulmonary disease and more. 

AEPs can provide physical activity and behaviour change support to maximise your health and fitness. Exercise physiologists are eligible to register with Medicare Australia, the Department of Veterans’ Affairs and WorkCover and are recognised by most private health insurers.

Specific areas that AEPs can help include:

  • overcome persisting pain caused by injury or overuse
  • muscle strengthening and improved bone health
  • improve balance and reduced risk of falls
  • improve heart health
  • rehabilitation following a cardiac event
  • controlling of diabetes
  • prevent pre-diabetes from progressing to full diabetes
  • improve recovery following cancer treatment
  • improve general health and wellbeing

Executive Team​

Healthy Connections Management Team

Exercise Physiologists​

Healthy Connections Accredited Exercise Physiologists

Massage Therapists​

Healthy Connections - Massage Therapists

Research Manager​​

Healthy Connections Research Manager - Dr Sharon Hetherington