Exercise Physiology Clinic

About us

Located at the University of Newcastle’s Central Coast campus, the Exercise Physiology Clinic has been designed to offer high-quality, low cost care to the local community, while also providing a training facility for postgraduate students completing the Master of Exercise Physiology program.

The aim of the clinic is to provide affordable, evidence based treatment to prevent, treat and manage a range of health conditions, injuries and disabilities. We also offer injury prevention, performance programs and general health and wellness advice.

Man being helped by Exercise Physiologist

What services are provided?

A range of services available at the University of Newcastle Exercise Physiology Clinic, including;

Initial assessment- Clinical history, physical and bio-psychosocial assessment, goal setting.

Standard consultation- Exercise delivery, re-assessment and review of goals, home exercise program, self-management strategies, educations.

Group consultation- Group exercise, education, home program, self-management strategies.

Speciality tests and assessments- Body composition, aerobic capacity, musculoskeletal assessments.

Periodised self-managed program- After the initial assessment, a periodised self-managed plan may be developed to complete independently over 6, 12,18 or 24 week period.

Telehealth consultation- If you are unable to attend face to face, we offer online consultations via zoom.

Students are able to work with private clients only, all third part funded clients will be seen by an Accredited Exercise Physiologist. Our Accredited Exercise Physiologists accept Medicare CDM (bulk billed), DVA white and gold card holders, NDIS self managed plans, Workers Compensation and some Private Health Insurance funds (*dependant on individual policy).

ServicesFees
Student led Initial assessment (incl. program)$20
Student led standard consultation$10
Student led group consultation$5
Student led periodised program (without exercise delivery)$30
Student led telehealth consultation$0-$10
Accredited Exercise Physiologist initial assessment$120
Accredited Exercise Physiologist standard consultation$90
Accredited Exercise Physiologist CDM/DVA/WCNo gap
Speciality tests/ assessmentsPrice on request
Periodised program (without exercise delivery)$90
Telehealth consultation$45

What is an Exercise Physiologist?

What is an Exercise Scientist?

What conditions can Exercise Physiologists treat?

Exercise has been found to be beneficial in the management of numerous conditions including:

  • Cardiovascular disease/dysfunction
  • Coronary vessel disease
  • Chronic heart failure
  • Rhythm or valvular abnormalities
  • Peripheral vascular diseases
  • Hypertension
  • Chronic Fatigue Pathologies
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Cancer & cancer treatment
  • Hormonal dysfunction
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Post Menopause Syndrome
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Androgen deprivation therapy
  • Metabolic disease/dysfunction
  • Obesity
  • Metabolic syndrome
  • Impaired glucose tolerance
  • Diabetes (Types 1 and 2)
  • Dyslipidaemia
  • Musculoskeletal disease/dysfunction
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Postural syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Musculoskeletal Injury Rehabilitation
  • Neurological
  • Stroke
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Developmental Coordination Disorder
  • Psychological
  • Depression
  • Respiratory diseases
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Asthma

Please email exphysclinic@newcastle.edu.au to schedule an appointment.

Please send referrals via email to exphysclinic@newcastle.edu.au.

The Exercise Physiology Clinic will be located at EXSA104 and EXSB111, at the University of Newcastle’s Central Coast campus.

Please note there is limited parking on Loop Road. To reserve a parking spot, please advise at the time of your appointment. Alternatively, there is ample free parking off The Boulevard in the South Western Carpark.

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.