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What is an Exercise Scientist?


Accredited Exercise Scientists (AES) are required to hold an approved minimum 3 years Bachelor degree in exercise science and complete an approved 140 hours of practical work experience in a well-being and/or performance settings.

Included in an Accredited Exercise Scientist’s degree is the in-depth study of anatomy, exercise physiology, biomechanics, sports medicine, motor control, musculoskeletal and cardiovascular exercise.

Also addressed through-out their degree is the latest research across all these areas and the learning of a specific set of skills to allow them to critically analyse the latest research findings and apply them in an effective manner for the benefit of their clientele. Exercise Scientists play a very important role in the allied health care sector.


After graduation and successful registration, AES’s can work in a multitude of areas including education and healthy living initiatives, high-performance sport and as cardiac technicians and highly educated Personal Trainers.

KineticsCorrect has its very own Exercise Scientist in Matt Bushell. Matt has over 10 years experience working with people in gyms and PT studios. You’ll find Matt at Physical Addiction every morning while he studies a Masters in Physiotherapy at UQ.

Matt’s clients include other allied health professionals and athletes who trust in his knowledge and dedication to their goals. Personal Training sessions with Matt at our North Brisbane Personal Training Studio are available early mornings for $60 per 45 minutes. Partnered sessions with Matt are available from $70 per hour.

If you’d like to chat further about the possibility of working with Matt you can call him on 0414 942 940 or contact us via the contact form on our website.

You can head to the ESSA website below to read more about Exercise Scientist’s and their scope of practice.