National Diabetes Week

National Diabetes Week  Next week (12th – 18th of July) is National Diabetes Week, so we want to take this opportunity to highlight some of the excellent scientific research that has been done over the past decade or two looking into the benefits of exercise for individuals with type two diabetes mellitus.  Type two diabetes is
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CANCER RELATED FATIGUE IN BLOOD CANCERS.

The most common and perhaps most debilitating of all the blood cancer treatment side-effects is cancer related fatigue (CRF). This daily lack of energy and whole-body fatigue is not relieved with sleep, nor is it the result of over exertion. This fatigue makes it difficult to cope with the normal demands of daily living due
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Do you suffer from cramps?

Hello Everyone! One topic Dale and I are asked to comment on frequently is cramps; Why do they happen? How can I stop them? Should I be worried? I have done some research for you and put together a fact sheet. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us admin@mepg.com.au. Speak
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Big warm welcome to Lauren

  Lauren is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist with a Masters in Clinical Exercise Physiology. Over the past two years Lauren has worked in private practice prescribing exercise for a wide range of conditions and has previous experience working in both public and private hospitals. Lauren is passionate about providing treatment that is client-centred and improves
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2017 RESEARCH UPDATES

The first thing I get asked when proudly delivering the news that we won practice of the year, is ‘What does that mean?’ I think people want to know how impressed they should be. ESSA, Exercise & Sports Science Australia is our industry’s peak professional body. ESSA hold these awards each year for all Exercise
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Aquatic exercise cancer

Swimming laps is not the only thing you can do in a pool. Aquatic exercise includes a broad range of activities and exercise that can be done in water, such as walking, stretching, deep water running, pushing floats and paddles around for increased resistance, cycling while lying on a noodle, stomping on a noodle, attaching
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Dale is back!

I’m back! After 2 years enjoying the great outdoors in Vancouver Canada, I have returned to MEPG with a new focus in my Exercise Physiology practice. While in Vancouver did further training with the American College of Sports Medicine gaining Cancer Exercise Specialist qualification and worked at Back on track Fitness, moving beyond cancer, where
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Cancer Exercise Trainer

It’s official! Dale has received her certification from ACSM as a Cancer Exercise Trainer. There are so many immediate, late and persistent effects of Cancer treatment that need to be considered when prescribing exercise to people with a Cancer diagnosis. This qualification has also highlighted the importance of evidenced based practice. When you have been
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Cancer & Exercise Experience for Dale

I am in the home stretch of my time in Vancouver, Canada. We moved our family here for my husband’s Urology Fellowship. It has been an amazing experience from all aspects. Professionally I felt it was time to add a new specialisation to my Exercise Physiology knowledge. I chose Cancer rehabilitation. More and more evidence
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