Accredited Exercise Physiologists specialise in clinical exercise prescription, health education and the delivery of exercise based lifestyle and behaviour modification programs or services for the prevention and management of chronic diseases and injuries. Exercise Physiologists are 4 year university trained Allied health professionals.
Diseases and injuries often impact a person’s ability to lead a healthy and fulfilling lifestyle. CorpFit aims to overcome and manage these areas of life to improve your outlook and general well-being.
CorpFit specialises in delivering tailored exercise programs to facilitate safe and timely return to work for injured workers. Our extensive Workplace Rehabilitation experience, along with our vast industry knowledge ensure CorpFit is a cost effective intervention for workplace injuries. CorpFit’s Work Conditioning programs are flexible to support a variety of work arrangements and can be conducted through gym, home or pool-based programs.
Type II Diabetes
Type two diabetes is characterised by insulin resistance and reduced insulin secretion by the pancreas, leading to high blood sugar levels. As poor fitness is a related to the development of diabetes, by increasing physical activity the risk can be lowered and those already diagnosed with the disease can manage their condition prevent further complications.
CorpFit understand the complexity of diabetes, and so provide specialised care for the disease itself, as well as any other related conditions which may occur as a result. We prescribe aerobic and resistance exercise in a safe and supportive environment, with the aim of reducing the symptoms and severity of the disease. Our focus is on helping clients achieve better health, independence and quality of life.
In addition to the tailored exercise program, our health network enables linkages with experienced Diabetes Educators to support the management of Type II Diabetes.
Type I Diabetes
Type one diabetes is an autoimmune disease where the insulin-producing cells of the pancreas are destroyed by the body’s own immune system. This leads to insulin deficiency and high blood glucose levels.
CorpFit assists clients in managing their diabetes through an integration of various exercise types. Our programs are consistent and safe, with the aim to provide a solid plan in order to create the most health benefits for our clients.
In addition to the tailored exercise program, our health Network enables linkages with experienced Diabetes Educators to support the management of Type I Diabetes.
Obesity is typically defined as having a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or greater, and is related to many chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, hypertension, stroke, diabetes, gallbladder disease and some cancers. (ACSM guidelines)
CorpFit provides clients with safe and effective weight-loss strategies in order to encourage sustainable changes. Education, in conjunction with individualised and gradually progressed aerobic and resistance programming, assists clients in achieving and maintaining health.
Asthma is described as a reversible airflow obstruction. Bronchial inflammation, which may be triggered by allergens and inhaled irritants, leads to the common symptoms associated with the condition.
CorpFit focuses on educating clients on the benefits that exercise has in managing asthma symptoms. With a combination of both aerobic and strengthening exercise, our programs aim to not only manage the asthma, but also improve general fitness and quality of life in a safe and supportive environment.
In addition to the tailored exercise program, our health network enables linkages with experienced Asthma Educators to support the management of Asthma.
Cancer is a term used for disease in which abnormal cells divide without control and are able to invade other tissues. Cancer cells can spread to other parts of the body through blood and lymph systems.
There’s abundant evidence that exercise and a healthy diet can help prevent people from getting cancer. The latest information shows that exercise for cancer patients can also keep cancer from recurring .Several recent studies suggest that higher levels of physical activity are associated with a reduced risk of the cancer coming back, and a longer survival after a cancer diagnosis. CorpFit works with the patient and treating practitioners to maximise the health and wellbeing of Cancer patients.