Exercise Physiology

Reach Optimal Health with Exercise Physiology

Exercise Physiology is suitable for anyone who has a sustained injury or medical condition that can be improved with exercise treatment or management.

Exercise Physiologists are qualified to prescribe exercise for health, rehabilitation and fitness.The skills and knowledge of an Exercise Physiologist are developed over five years of university education which enables them to treat proficiently in a variety of settings. This includes land-based exercise and through education via individualised health counselling and facilitated group programs.

Exercise Physiologists can also work with healthy individuals to assist them in optimising their health and fitness goals, leading to improved function and ability to complete activities of daily living.

Do I need a referral?

You don’t need a referral unless you're being treated by one of our Exercise Physiologists through a compensable scheme; you may pay for your session as a private client or claim through your Private Health Insurance.

You can drop of a hard copy of your referral to Reception or your GP can send your referral to rjin@belgravialeisure.com.au.

Meet our Exercise Physiologists

Partners in Health

At Michael Clarke Recreation Centre, we want all of our members to be in tip top shape and especially members struggling to afford health services. It can be disheartening when you're struggling to get help with medical conditions or injuries. If you're ill and don't have access to care, our team of health professionals will assist you during your recovery.

We've made it our mission to ensure each and every member has access to health care services including of benefits including our exercise physiology services. We're working towards providing an opportunity for access and inclusion to all individuals regardless of your circumstances. 

Roger Jin

Roger graduated from the University of New South Wales in 2017 with a Bachelor of Exercise Physiology. He is a member of Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA) with an established interest in prescribing exercises in the management of various chronic diseases. As a qualified Workcover NSW Service Provider, Roger continually applies a multidisciplinary approach to musculoskeletal rehabilitation, chronic disease management and clients dealing with chronic pain.


Awa graduated from the University of New South Wales in 2020 with a Bachelor of Exercise Physiology. She obtained her accreditation and membership with Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA). She uses evidence-based practice to treat varies chronic conditions, ranging from neurological to cardiovascular and musculoskeletal conditions.

Information for Referrers Expand all

Services we offer - Please read prior to visiting us

Individual appointments (1:1)

Initial Appointment - up to 60 minutes:

  • Please arrive 5-10 minutes prior to your appointment.
  • Report to reception at the Exercise Physiology Desk and they will direct you to our waiting area and for you to fill out our Patient Registration Form including: Privacy, Consent and Cancellation Policy.
  • This is ESSENTIAL to the smooth operations of our centre. If you have any concerns regarding filling out our paperwork, please notify us in advance.
  • Your Exercise Physiologist will go through a series of questions to get to know you and the reason for your visit. You will discuss information such as medical history and your goals (it will be handy to bring a list of your current medications)
  • Please wear comfortable clothing, runners/sneakers are HIGHLY recommended, as you will also be asked to complete a range of Exercise Testing.
  • You may also be going through some exercises on the day in association with your treatment plan (time permitting).

Review/Follow Up Appointments - 30-60 minutes
  • When you have an appointment with one of our Exercise Physiologists, you MUST report your attendance to reception at the Exercise Physiology Desk. This is important for your health and safety so our Exercise Physiologists are aware of your presence and can locate you. If you are unsure where to meet your EP, you are welcome to wait in our waiting area, or tell reception where you will be. 
  • These 1:1 sessions are designed to go through your treatment plan supervised and adjust your exercises as neccessary including a current independent/group/home exercise program
  • If you are running late to your appointment, we appreciate you letting us know in advance. This however may affect the quality and duration of your session. Our Team do our very best to stay on schedule to avoid any disruptions and delays.   

Group Exercise Physiology sessions (60mins):

  • Gym/EP Hour
  • Semi-supervised by our Exercise Physiologists completing your individualised exercise program semi-independently
  • You must have completed an Initial Consultation prior to joining the group sessions

Please note that there is a fee associated with this service. If there are any concerns with your appointment/s' billing under a scheme, please let us know.

This service is not associated with a gym membership at our facility. With regards to membership options/casual visits, please see the reception team for more information about what we offer.

For General Practitioners, Specialists and Allied Health Professionals


Please send any referrals to rjin@belgravialeisure.com.au

Once you have sent your referral to us, we appreciate you encouraging your patients/clients to book for an appointment via the "Book an Appointment" button.

Please use the following information when setting up referral:

Michael Clarke Recreation Centre
2 Margaret Dawson Drive, CARNES HILL 2171
(02) 8760 4800

Exercise Physiology - 10953
Assessment for Diabetes Group - 81110
Type 2 Diabetes Group - 81115
Follow-up allied health services for People of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent - 81315

There will be a gap payment for all initial appointments. 

To access the EPC form click the link below, your General Practitioner shoulr have access to these forms.

*please note that all information on the referral form is correct: patient details including Medicare Number (with IRN) and a contact number (we are unable to get in contact with your patient/client if there is no contact number on the referral). Please ensure that EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY is allocated sessions and NOT Physiotherapy or any other Allied Health Practitioner. If there are details which are incorrect we may have to send your patient/client back to you to retrieve an updated copy of the referral.


For all DVA referrals plese click on the link below to access the referral form

DVA Referral form

We appreciate you and your practice being a part of our ever expanding referral network.

For NDIS Participants/Support Coordinators

NDIS funding MUST be allocated to Exercise Physiology.

You may send any referrals to rjin@belgravialeisure.com.au.
Please encourage your Participant to contact us to book in for an appointment, or you may also contact us on behalf of them to set up an appointment

We currently bill under the following item codes:

Improved Health and Wellbeing

12_027_0126_3_3 Advice provided by an Exercise Physiologist regarding exercise required - Individual
12_027_0126_3_3 Advice provided by an Exercise Physiologist regarding exercise required - Group

Improved Daily Skills

15_200_0126_1_3 Assessment Recommendation Therapy or Training - Exercise Physiologist - Individual
15_200_0126_1_3 Assessment Recommendation Therapy or Training - Exercise Physiologist - Group

Chronic Conditions Exercise Physiolgists work with Expand all



  • Breast
  • Bowel
  • Prostate
  • Bone Metastases

Cardiovascular Disease


  • Coronary heart disease
  • Stroke
  • Hypertension
  • Peripheral artery disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Post myocardial infarction (Heart Attack); stents, coronary artery bypass graft (CABG)
  • Atrial Fibrillation



  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive PulmonaryDisease)
  • Asthma
  • Emphysema
  • Management of Long COVID Symptoms

Mental Health


  • Anxiety
  • Eating Disorders
  • Stress

Metabolic Diseases


  • Type 1 and 2 Diabetes
  • Obesity/Weight Management
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Fatty Liver
  • Obstructive Sleep Aponea (OSA)


  • Muscle strains/tears - Sporting Injuries
  • Back pain - low back pain, bulging discs
  • Joint pain - tendinopathies and bursitis
  • Neck/Shoulder/Hip/Knee/Ankle Injuries
  • Post fracture injuries

Neurological Conditions


  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Stroke
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Traumatic/Acquired Brain Injury

Other Conditions/Diseases


  • Post surgical - Knee or hip replacement, Arthroscopes, Laminectomy/discectomy/spinal fusion
  • Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy
  • Postnatal
  • Falls Prevention
  • Disability & NDIS
  • Paediatrics 
  • Adolescent
  • Elderly/Older Adults
  • Menopause
  • Chronic Kidney Disease

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