Exercise physiologists specialise in the field of health and fitness. The exercise physiologists of Sydney Sports & Exercise Physiology excel in exercise interventions in areas ranging from chronic conditions, such as diabetes and obesity, to improving sporting performance in semi-elite/elite athletes. The exercise physiologist also provide functional return to work programs.

Exercise physiologists run fitness assessments and generate individualised exercise programs to meet the needs of the clients goals.

They can assist with weight loss and management by collaborating with dietitians to develop the most suitable and individualised lifestyle/weight loss program for each client.

Sydney Sports & Exercise Physiology have experience in creating exercise programs for the gym, fitness centres, home based exercise programs, swimming pools, and programs aimed at improving functional capacity.

  • Chris Pappas

    Exercise Physiologist - Sports Scientist - Performance Coach

    Chris is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist and Sports Scientist with Exercise and Sport Science Australia. He has a keen interest and vast experience in the rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries, injury prevention, strength and conditioning programs, athletic development and VO2Max testing. He has previously lectured at Australian Catholic University for the Masters of Exercise Physiology as well as presenting for Sports Medicine Australia, Sydney University, Australian Physiotherapy Association and The Australian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians. Chris has contributed to articles for Men's Health, The Sydney Morning Herald and is often called upon as an Independent Expert for complex legal matters.

    Chris' extensive work experience includes consulting for Cricket NSW, Football NSW, working with National Rugby League and NSW Cup players, National level Track and Field athletes, as well as professional Mixed Martial Artists. In addition, he has vast experience in the long term athletic development of younger athletes, preparing footballers for trials with clubs in Europe's top leagues. He has a passion for delivering the latest science to improve movement, strength, mobility and performance.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science
    • Masters of Clinical Exercise Physiology
    • Accredited Exercise Physiologist
    • Accredited Sports Scientist
    • ASCA Strength & Conditioning Coach
    • EXOS Performance Specialist

    Chris Pappas - Exercise Physiologist - Sports Scientist - Performance Coach
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  • Hollie Webster

    Exercise Physiologist - Sports Scientist - Performance Coach

    Hollie is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist and Sport Scientist with Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA). She is also a qualified strength and conditioning coach and a certified performance specialist. Hollie has a strong passion and experience in exercise prescription and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries, strength and conditioning, athletic performance as well as VO2 Max testing.

    Hollie is a registered provider through Medicare Australia, the Department of Veteran Affairs, Garrison Health Services for ADF and Work Cover NSW in which she uses an evidence-based approach in providing specialised exercise interventions. She enjoys guiding these populations to achieve personal goals through a holistic lifestyle based approach.

    Hollie’s keen interest in musculoskeletal rehabilitation, sports science testing and athletic performance came from her own involvement in elite sport. She represented NSW in Hockey from a young age, captaining the team to a national championship before being awarded an AIS scholarship. Hollie went on to represent Australia in the Hockeyroos where she developed a clear understanding of the importance of athletic development and injury prevention at an elite level.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor of Exercise Science
    • Masters of Exercise Science (Strength and Conditioning)
    • Accredited Exercise Physiologist
    • Accredited Sports Scientist (Level 2)
    • ASCA Strength & Conditioning Coach
    • Level 1 ISAK
    • EXOS Performance Specialist

    Hollie Webster - Exercise Physiologist - Sports Scientist - Performance Coach
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  • Katie Harrison

    Accredited Exercise Physiologist - Accredited Exercise Scientist

    Katie is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP) and Accredited Exercise Scientist (AES) with Exercise Sports Science Australia (ESSA). Katie graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Human Movement (Exercise and Sports Science) and a Certificate III and IV in Fitness, before going on to study a Masters in Clinical Exercise Physiology.

    Katie has a keen interest in the rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries, neurological conditions, mental health disorders, intellectual and physical disabilities and impairments. Katie has experience working in exercise rehabilitation for seniors, neurological conditions, cardiac conditions, disabilities as well as musculoskeletal injuries. Katie also has a passion for improving athletic performance through strength and conditioning and sports specific training.

    An elite athlete herself, Katie understands the importance of strength and conditioning training in injury prevention, management and rehabilitation and improving sports performance for amateur and elite athletes.

    Katie is a registered provider through Medicare Australia and Work Cover NSW and believes in using an evidence based approach to manage long term performance, health, movement and pain through exercise.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor of Human Movement
    • Masters of Clinical Exercise Physiology
    • Accredited Exercise Physiologist
    • Accredited Exercise Scientist
    • Certificate III in Fitness
    • Certificate IV in Fitness

    Hollie Webster - Exercise Physiologist - Sports Scientist - Performance Coach
    3. Katie Harrison