EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY TEAM
BSc.(Hons) ESSAM (AEP, AES)
Nardine completed her undergraduate studies through Murdoch University in 2012, followed by her Honours in Exercise Physiology in 2013. It was at this time she began her career as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist. She has extensive experience in rehabilitation of total knee and total hip replacements, and optimizing functional activities.
While Nardine has a passion for achieving great health outcomes using exercise. Nardine's clinical experience has allowed her to specialise in the prevention and management of chronic disease through using exercise as medicine. Nardine prides herself on providing personalised, evidence based programs to maximise patients physical function and quality of life.
Nardine is a registered member of Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA) as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist and Sport Scientist.
Nardine is currently a sessional academic at Murdoch University.
Nardine is currently enrolled as PhD candidate at Murdoch University.
Areas of Interest
Pre and post-operative knee and hip exercise rehabilitation/education.
Cancer (pre-surgery/treatment, cancer treatments side effects, chronic disease management, improve quality of life).
Weight-management (exercise and behavioural changes for long term success).
Metabolic (pre-diabetic / type II diabetes).
Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS).
Osteoarthritis - Joint pain
Osteoporosis, osteopenia, fall risk.
Chronic disease management and prevention.
Bsc. ESSAM (AEP, AES)
Tristan loves using exercise to help patients solve their health problems. Tristan is an exercise expert having completed his training at Murdoch University and is currently enrolled in a Masters degree at Murdoch University.
Tristan is a keen sportsman having been a former international gymnast and pentathlete. He uses his own personal experiences in sport to get his patients exercising as part of their chronic disease management.
Tristan gets great satisfaction seeing his clients reach their health and fitness goals. Tristan enjoys managing clients with weight issues, and using strength training to get clients back doing the activities they love.
You are in good hands when you see Tristan. Tristan is a registered member of Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA) as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist and Sport Scientist.
Areas of Interest
Cancer (support through individual or group sessions)
Lower back pain (exercise prescription on what exercises can reduce back pain and education on how to avoid future occurrences)
Weight Management (weight loss, increase to a healthy weight or muscle size increases)
Neuro (Multiple Sclerosis)
Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis
Emma Koontz - Exercise Physiologist
BSc. ESSAM (AEP)
Emma graduated from Edith Cowan University in 2009 with a Bachelor and Post Graduate degree in Exercise Science and Rehabilitation.
Emma has a range of experience in the industry; from working with WAFL football players, to managing chronic disease and chronic pain, with increased focus on musculoskeletal and metabolic rehabilitation. This diverse experience has shown her that you can make changes to your health and lifestyle at any age; with the right exercise, performed at the right time, with the right support.
Having been through a personal experience with a debilitating knee injury followed by surgical intervention, Emma can personally relate to not only the physical aspects of rehabilitation, but also the mental aspect. Through exercise rehabilitation, Emma has been able to return to her active lifestyle, which has recently included completing the Annapurna Sanctuary Trek in the Himalayas in Nepal.
Emma is a registered member of Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist and Sport Scientist. Emma is currently employed Part Time at the Curtin University School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science.