Exercise Physiologists

Exercise physiologists are allied health professionals who are qualified in developing clinical exercise programs to improve general health and fitness. They also prescribe comprehensive exercise programs to assist people who are recovering from injuries or dealing with chronic conditions.

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    Domenic Nasso

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    Domenic Nasso

  • James Begley

    James Begley

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    Navneet Mahajan

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    Navneet Mahajan

Exercise is the performance of movement or activity in order to develop or maintain physical fitness and health. Frequent and regular physical exercise is an important component in the prevention of lifestyle and chronic diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, arthritis or back pain.

Exercise physiology is the field of study dedicated to examining the body’s response to physical activity. Spectrum Healthcare’s Exercise Physiology concentrates on the benefits of exercise for general fitness, health and rehabilitation. Exercise physiologists are different to your personal trainer at the local gym. They hold a university degree in exercise physiology and have an in depth knowledge about the human body and the effects of exercise on the musculoskeletal system.

Exercise physiologists can also develop behavioural modification programs, helping to establish new and healthy habits for their patients.

Exercise Physiology can assist with:
  • Obesity
  • Arthritis
  • Diabetes
  • Osteoporosis
  • Depression
  • Asthma
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
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    We value quality treatment

    Our Exercise Physiologists take the time to listen and establish a specific program developed specifically for you. Each patient who walks through our doors has different needs and requirements and we aim to provide you with specialised care.

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    We believe in higher learning

    Our Exercise Physiologists continually educate and train themselves in the latest studies and treatment modalities. This enables us to provide you with the best possible treatment options.

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    We work with you to achieve your health goals

    Our Exercise physiologists work closely with other practitioners such as doctors, physiotherapists, chiropractors or occupational therapists. Our practitioners will ensure that they communicate with you and the members of your support team to ensure that your health goals are achieved.

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    We are registered and accredited

    All exercise physiologists in Australia should be accredited with the Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) association. Our practitioners are recognised by ESSA and are affiliated with the majority of private health insurance funds, allowing you to claim a rebate on your treatments.

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Domenic Nasso

Domenic is an Exercise Physiologist and Exercise Scientist accredited by Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) and a Level 2 Strength and Conditioning Coach (ASCA). Domenic has more than 10 years of experience working with general population, corporate health and WorkCover right through to junior and elite-level athletic development.

Domenic is also the Corporate Health and Lifestyle advisor for Asics Australia, Genea and Nexia. His passion for education lead him in 2017 to join the EXOS education team as an International consultant. As part of the EXOS team, Domenic delivers the EXOS coursework internationally, collaborating with coaches from around the world. Domenic has had the pleasure of working with athletes and teams from a broad spectrum of sports. This has guided his understanding of the subtle difference between the physical requirements of particular athletic pursuits. Domenic’s scope of work includes devising rehabilitation programs within private practice, alongside Workers' Compensation and CTP cases.

Services
  • Workcover accredited
  • Corporate Health
  • Injury rehabilitation
  • High-performance strength and conditioning
  • Chronic disease management
Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Applied Science, Sport and Exercise Science (UWS)
  • Masters of Exercise Science, Strength and Conditioning (ECU)
  • Masters of Health Science, Health Service Management (UWS)
Memberships
  • Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA)
  • Australian Strength and Conditioning Association (ASCA)

James Begley

James is an accredited Exercise Physiologist and Strength and Conditioning Coach. He has a keen interest in high-performance sports, musculoskeletal injuries and chronic disease management.

James has worked internationally across the exercise spectrum including working with professional athletes, youth athletic development, injury rehabilitation, chronic disease management and disability. James’ scope of work includes designing advanced rehabilitation program within private practice, workers compensation and chronic disease management. James is also currently the head of strength and conditioning for North Sydney Rugby Union U20s.

Services
  • Strength and conditioning
  • Injury rehabilitation
  • Chronic disease management
  • WorkCover accredited
Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise Physiology) - Sydney University
  • Masters of Exercise Science (Strength and Conditioning) - Edith Cowan University
Memberships
  • Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA)
  • Australian Strength and Conditioning Association (ASCA)

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Navneet Mahajan

Navneet is an accredited Exercise Physiologist and a certified Pregnancy and Postpartum Corrective Exercise Specialist. Navneet has accumulated a variety of insightful exercise physiology experiences working with musculoskeletal injury rehabilitation, chronic disease management and pelvic floor health.

Navneet completed her honours research project in first class working with one of the top functional electrical stimulation rehabilitation researchers in NSW and studied effects of functional electrical stimulation rehabilitation in persons with neurological injury or disease such as, spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, peripheral nerve disease. Navneet’s scope of work includes designing rehabilitation program within private practice, workers compensation and chronic disease management.

Services
  • Injury rehabilitation
  • Chronic disease management
  • WorkCover accredited
Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise Physiology) Honours First Class - Sydney University
  • Certified Pregnancy and Postpartum Corrective Exercise Specialist
Memberships
  • Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA)