Exercise Physiology

A relatively new science that uses exercise as a form of medicine to improve people’s health, fitness and wellbeing. New research shows us the best ways to treat diabetes, weight gain, heart disease, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and help alleviate pain is through exercise, and exercise physiologists are the only people who can give you the right information.

As your body adapts to exercise there are many positive changes throughout your body that can promote weight change, improve strength and treat chronic conditions. We regularly monitor your health and prescribe the most efficient ways to achieve your health goals.

Our Exercise Physiology Treatments Include The Following

Other services: Inspiratory Muscle training

Our Exercise Physiologist has also been trained to test and deliver therapeutic methods to assist in reducing symptoms of respiratory dysfunction through the use of Inspiratory muscle training (IMT). For patients with respiratory conditions such as Asthma or COPD, Inspiratory muscle training is clinically proven to have the following benefits:

Our Treatments Are Suitable For The Following People

Our Accredited Exercise Physiologists (AEPs) AEPs are equipped with the knowledge, skills and competencies to design, deliver and evaluate safe and effective exercise interventions for people with the following conditions:

Why Choose Rise Allied Health For Your Exercise Physiology Needs

Ruben van der Merwe

Available at the following locations:
Palm Beach, RISE HQ, Broadbeach

Ruben van der Merwe is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist. Ruben completed a Bachelor’s Degree of Clinical Exercise Physiology at James Cook University with experience in both clinical and non-clinical settings. Leading by example, Ruben is passionate about using exercise interventions to enhance quality of life and providing education on the benefits of exercise.