Exercise Physiology

…"no single intervention has greater promise than exercise to reduce the risk of virtually all chronic diseases simultaneously…" Booth et al. Journal Applied Physiology 2000.

Making a positive impact on chronic diseases
Chronic conditions include any injury or illness that has been present for longer than six months, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, arthritis, obesity, pulmonary conditions, multiple sclerosis or cancer. Exercise and diet applied correctly can make a difference to managing and preventing these chronic conditions.

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Our CDM (Chronic Disease Management) Group Training enables all our patients to continue their metabolic, cardiac and musculosketetal conditioning treatment under the direct supervision of our accredited exercise physiologists.

Our program specifically caters for the ongoing needs of individual patients following completion of their chronic disease treatment under care plan.  Each client is instructed, coached and progressed through individually tailored exercise therapy specific to their needs, enabling patients with complex issues to improve their function, health status and capacity for activities of daily living.

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Getting started
Talk to your GP or health professional to arrange a referral to one of Body Smart's specialised Exercise Physiology team members.

CDM (Chronic Disease Management) Lifestrong Program
Our CDM LIFESTRONG program enables all our patients to continue their metabolic, cardiac and musculoskeletal treatment under the direct supervision of our accredited Exercise Physiologists.

You can find more information and answers to more questions on our FAQ's page.