Reseach and related articles
What is a clinical exercise physiologist?
Here is a great video that really does give an insight into what we do. It's from the US but the role is very similar in New Zealand although we don't tend to wear the blue medical suits!
The Waikato Times recently published a much-needed article by Greg Smith from WINTEC on the critical need for exercise prescription specialist (clinical exercise physiologists) in modern societies with a specific focus on New Zealand: An educated answer to the national health crisis.
Numerous articles about the CEP activities of the postgraduate diploma at UCOL and it's U-kinetics clinic in Palmerston North has been published over the last three years. Here are some of them showcasing some client and student results:
Manawatu Standard - December 2014: Palmerston North the destination for sports scholar
Manawatu Standard - September 2013: Clinic churning out better health
Manawatu Standard - August 2012: UCOL centre 'life-changing'
MidCentral District Health Board website - October 2013: U-kinetics takes home People's choice award
Official website of the New Zealand government - August 2012: Tariana Turia's speech at opening of U-Kinetics Te Huinga Waiora
Manawatu Standard - March 2013: Exercise clinic transforms future
Stuff - September 2014: Shedding 100kg - but more to go