Exercise Physiology

The Exercise Drug: Irisin

Written by: Matthew McQueen (Accredited Exercise Physiologist) What is Irisin? Irisin is a myokine (hormone), cleaved from the membrane protein FND5C via muscle contraction, first discovered in 2012. This hormone

Physical Conditioning for Junior Athletes

Written by: Matthew McQueen (Accredited Exercise Physiologist) The journey from being a junior athlete through to the elite levels of competition takes many hours of dedication and practice.  Malcolm Gladwell

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and Exercise Physiology

Written by: Holly Eckert (Accredited Exercise Physiologist) Disability in Australia Disability is part of human diversity. There are around 4.4 million Australians who have a disability. That’s about

Top 5 Reasons Athletes Should Train in The Gym (And Not Just for Their Sport!)

Written by: Conor Matthews (Exercise Scientist) The link between physical preparation within the gym environment and a positive impact on sporting performance is now well understood. The foundations of this relationship