For the Media

For all media inquiries, interview requests or further information concerning any of our media releases please contact our media department.

 

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Suari Price
Marketing & Communications Coordinator
Phone: 07 3171 3335
Email: media@essa.org.au

Media Releases

Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Exercise Right for Doctors – Encouraging GPs to recognise exercise as medicine

 

The message is simple. Exercise is the best, cheapest and most accessible medicine available, and to improve chronic disease mortality rates, people need to move more. With almost half (44.5%) of Australian adults deemed insufficiently active, it’s clear this simple message is getting lost.

Wednesday, 7 November 2018

Movement is key for men’s health this Movember

 

November brings with it the return of the moustache! “Movember” sees Australians band together to raise funds and awareness for men’s health issues such as prostate cancer and mental illness. The sad reality is that Australian men have a life expectancy of approximately four years less than their female counterparts, and have a higher mortality rate from most leading causes of death.

Wednesday, 26 September 2018

You don’t need a gym membership to be active!

 

According to new research, Aussies are wasting a shocking $1.8billion per year on gym memberships that they don’t use. A recent survey by Finder found 30% of Australians have a gym membership, but only half are using it regularly, leaving almost 1.5 million of us paying for memberships used less than once a week.

Wednesday June 13, 2018

Encourage the men in your life to move this Men’s Health Week

 

June 11 – 17 marks ‘Men’s Health Week’ – a week for communities across Australia to promote the benefits of a healthy body and healthy mind in men and boys – and Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA) is encouraging Australians to inspire the men in their lives to move more.

Thursday, 3 May 2018

Keep your heart healthy with physical activity this Heart Week

 

Considering Heart Week this week, 29th April – 6th May, Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA) is encouraging all Australians to increase their regular physical activity to reduce the prevalence and risk factors for heart disease.

Thursday, 5 April 2018

Engage an exercise expert to make your health a priority this World Health Day

 

The World Health Organisation (WHO) celebrates the 70th anniversary of World Health Day on the 7th April, and Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA) wants to remind Australians of the benefits that exercise can have to their health.

Tuesday, 13 March 2018

Be aware of the Risks of Physical Inactivity this month and take steps to move more!

 

Physical inactivity is the fourth leading risk factor for global mortality, causing an estimated 6% of deaths globally, and Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA) is continuing to raise awareness of the risks that being physically inactive have on a person’s health.

Tuesday, 6 March 2018

Encourage women to overcome exercise barriers this International Women’s Day

 

Considering International Women’s Day this Thursday, 8th March, Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA) is encouraging all women to put themselves first and recognise the significant benefits that physical activity can have on their overall health and well-being.

Tuesday 6 February 2018

Take control of your cancer journey with exercise

 

As February celebrates Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, and with World Cancer Day recently held on 4th February, this month serves as a timely reminder that exercise should be considered as part of a multidisciplinary treatment plan to manage symptoms of cancer and the symptoms that treatment may cause.