Phone (07) 3808 6633

Phone (07) 3808 6633

Exercise Physiology

Amar Melandri

 

Accredited Exercise Physiologists (AEPs) primary focus is to use exercise to prevent, manage and treat complex medical conditions.  AEPs typically work with conditions such as (but not limited to): heart disease, diabetes, mental illness, delaying cognitive decline, lower back pain, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis and more.

AEPs will utilise their skills in exercise prescription, combined with their training in behaviour change, to empower clients and assist them to manage their health independently.  Their skills are particularly well received by clients who are looking to age well and age independently.

 

Qualifications

MStr & Cond, BASc, Adv Dip Mngt

AES, AEP, ESSAM

Background

Amar’s philosophy in allied health is a holistic approach with patient centered care through evidence based practices. Evaluating individual patient needs & delivering safe & effective exercise interventions for people with acute, sub-acute or chronic medical conditions, injuries or disabilities. These include areas of musculoskeletal, cardiorespiratory (respiratory & pulmonary), mental health, neurological, nutritional, cancer & metabolic conditions such as diabetes management.

Another focus area of practice is in aging population prescription & youth athletic development. Amar tailors his consults to not only clinically, but also within home, office, gym, aquatic & other areas that are specific to patient needs. Originally from Perth, Amar completed his undergraduate in Human Movement Studies at QUT with recent completion of his Masters in Strength & Conditioning with ECU.

Amar’s services can be accessed under the Chronic Disease Management Scheme (CDMS), Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA), health insurance & privately.