MQ Health - Macquarie University

Exercise physiology clinic

Conditions and treatments

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Our exercise physiologists are specialists in preventing and managing a wide range of health risk factors, medical conditions and injuries including:

  • anxiety/depression
  • cancer
  • chronic musculoskeletal conditions such as back pain and arthritis
  • fatigue
  • heart disease
  • hypercholesterolaemia
  • hypertension
  • neurological and neuromuscular conditions
  • osteoporosis
  • pre-diabetes/diabetes
  • weight gain/obesity

Reasons people see an exercise physiologist

Our exercise physiologists can assist you to exercise safely and effectively to improve your overall health and function. Some of the common reasons people will see an exercise physiologist are to:

  • optimise health following diagnosis of a medical condition or change in your health status
  • avoid or delay the need for medication or surgery
  • safely get back to previous activities after an illness, injury or surgery
  • manage conditions such as back pain or arthritis when exercising
  • assist with weight loss and altering body composition
  • prevent further medical conditions, comorbidities or recurrence
  • learn how to exercise effectively, and building confidence and motivation to manage your own program.


Exercise physiology services at MQ Health include:

  • individual assessment and exercise prescription for home, gym or community-based exercise programs.
  • ongoing consultation and support.