Media Releases

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ESSA launches eBook for Australians with chronic pain

Exercise and movement are essential ingredients in the management of chronic pain, which impacts 3.37 million Australians every year, according to a new eBook called Exercise for Persisting Pain.


Building Healthy Environments for International Men’s Health Week 2022

This week, ESSA are taking the opportunity to concentrate on a cohort who still too often remain silent when talking about their health; men.


Exercising for the right reasons this Exercise Right Week

Exercise Right Week is an annual campaign powered by ESSA. It’s aimed at getting Australians more active and helping the community to understand where to get the *right* advice when it comes to exercise.


ESSA urges a stop to funding cuts for EP services for those living with Autism

This Saturday, 2 April is World Autism Awareness Day, a day to raise awareness, acceptance and understanding of people with ASD.


Bruce Willis diagnosis sparks a reminder that exercise is medicine

Dominating the news today is the headline of Bruce Willis’ diagnosis of aphasia and Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) would like to draw on this announcement to remind people that exercise is an excellent support for those living with the


Better Access to Exercise Physiology the Solution to Over-servicing in Aged Care

It is critical that any new aged care funding model supports access evidence based exercise physiology treatments.


Ovarian Cancer and Exercise

ESSA would like to participate in the growing national ovarian cancer research effort in Australia, creating awareness, informing practice and translating into improved quality of life and survival for women, t


ESSA 2022 Election Priorities

Exercise for good health and a strong economy.


Celebrating female leaders in the exercise and sports science industry

In light of International Women's Day being recognised annually on 8 March, ESSA is once again increasing the visibility of women within the exercise and sports science industry by celebrating the achievements of three pioneering women, as nominated


ESSA Congratulates Latest Fellow

Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA) wishes to congratulate Professor Daniel Galvão (Edith Cowan University).