Disease Management

The Role of Exercise in Treating Cancer

Cancer is one of the leading causes of death and disability in Australia, with most of us knowing someone close to us who has been affected by the disease. Traditionally, people undergoing treatment for cancer

Exercise Is Medicine features Inspire Fitness

Exercise is Medicine Australia has featured the work of Inspire Fitness for Wellbeing in their latest newsletter! A case study of one of Rory Scott’s exercise physiology clients was published by Exercise

The Benefits of Exercise for Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in our community, with the prevalence of diabetes increasing over 90% in the last 10 years in Boroondara alone.  This is staggering when you consider that 60%

National Healthy Bones Week: Exercise is Key to Strengthening Your Bones

National Healthy Bones Week (19th – 25th August, 2012) is an initiative urging all Australians to focus on strengthening their bones through exercise and increasing their calcium intake, to help prevent the

Exercise In The Prevention And Management Of Osteoporosis

What is osteoporosis and who is at risk? Osteoporosis is a crippling bone disease that results in an increased risk of bone fractures. This is due to a reduction in the density of bone tissue, which is measured

Exercise And Cancer Recovery: The Benefits Of Physical Activity

Did you know that 1 in 3 men and 1 in 4 women in Australia will be directly affected by cancer by the age of 75? In fact, there are approximately 108,000 new cancer cases each year in Australia, representing

Victoria’s Diabetes Epidemic: The Staggering Statistics

Diabetes can lead to many long-term complications such as nerve damage in the feet and eyes, cardiovascular disease, and kidney damage.  Shocking new data has revealed that diabetes has more than doubled over

The Benefits Of Exercise For Diabetes

There is a significant amount of research available documenting the importance of structured physical activity in the prevention and management of diabetes.  Despite all of this information, just 39% of adults