Exercise Physiologist – James Koniw

James is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP) with the tools and knowledge to help improve the lives of people living with musculoskeletal injuries and chronic disease through exercise and lifestyle interventions. James has graduated from a Masters of Clinical Exercise Physiology at Deakin University, and has experience in low back pain, shoulder injuries, cardiopulmonary pathologies and chronic disease management. As well as this, he can manage high performance athletes, devise strength and conditioning programs, and utilise healthy lifestyle choices to boost the quality of your life.

What is an Exercise Physiologist?

Exercise physiologists (EPs) are 4-year University qualified allied health professionals who specialise in the delivery of exercise, lifestyle and behavioural modification programs for the prevention and management of chronic diseases and injuries.

Services Provided:

  • Assessing a person’s movement capacity in people of all ages and levels of health, well-being & fitness;
  • Development of safe, effective individualised exercise interventions for the home, gymnasium, or warm water pool;
  • Provision of health education, advice and support to enhance health and wellbeing;
  • Delivery of sport-specific programming to improve athletic performance and prevent injury

Click here for the Exercise Physiology Scope of Practice document

Specific Areas of Interest:

  • Chronic Pain
  • Pacing and progression strategies
  • Postural assessment and correction
  • Self-management strategies
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Strength training to improve glucose metabolism
  • Goal setting for safe weight loss and lifestyle modification
  • Medicare Group Services for better self-management of Type 2 Diabetes
  • Older Adult Health
  • Warm-water exercise programs for arthritis
  • Home-based programs for better strength and stamina
  • Group exercise to improve balance and agility
  • Athletic Development and Injury Prevention
  • Core stability and endurance for injury prevention and better performance
  • Sport-specific strength programming for injury prevention and better performance
  • Periodization programs for endurance events