General practice and health professionals

General practitioners and health professionals play an extremely important role in the health and wellbeing of individuals. This section includes relevant resources to help general practitioners and other health professionals to encourage their patients and clients to participate in more regular physical activity. If you can't find what you're looking for, please contact us for more information.

  • Exercise and Sport Science Australia – this website has a range of resources including physical activity position statements as well as a search function to find local exercise physiologists.
  • Exercise is Medicine - Exercise is Medicine® Australia is an initiative focused on encouraging health care providers, regardless of specialty, to review and assess every patient’s physical activity levels at every visit. The aim of Exercise is Medicine® Australia is to make physical activity and exercise a standard part of a disease prevention and treatment medical paradigm in Australia.