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Our Team

STAFF PROFILES

Daniel Lowrey

Accredited Exercise Physiologist, Managing Director

Background

Mr Lowrey is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist who is passionate about musculoskeletal rehabilitation and working with individuals to help assist them optimise their potential. Mr Lowrey has extensive experience working with Elite athletes at North Melbourne Football Club as a rehabilitation coordinator and also as strength & conditioning coach. Working in private practice for the last 4 years has allowed Mr Lowrey to work as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist assist individuals from young children to older adults on a wide range of conditions including ACL reconstructions, fibromyalgia, shoulder and hip replacements, arthritis, diabetes and many more.

Relevant qualifications

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise Science)
  • Graduate Diploma of Applied Exercise Science (Exercise Prescription)
  • Level 1 Strength and Conditioning coach

Relevant accreditations

  • Accredited Exercise Physiologist held with Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA)
  • Accredited Exercise Scientist held with Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA)

Areas of interest

  • Musculoskeletal rehabilitation
  • Strength & conditioning for athletes
  • Weight loss
  • Goal based training (e.g. fun runs, marathons, Oxfam trail walk and Upstream)
  • Working with children

Nicole Marlow

Accredited Exercise Physiologist, Managing Director

Nicole is currently on maternity leave

Background

Miss Marlow is a driven Accredited Exercise Physiologist who has extensive experience in a variety of settings including Cancer Melbourne, Eastern Health’s Pain Management Program and Oncology Rehabilitation Program, Monash Health’s Pain Management Service and Community Rehabilitation Program, Inspire Fitness for Wellbeing, Knox Falcons Football Club and The Royal Talbort Rehabilitation Centre.

 

Miss Marlow is also the lead author of ‘Exercise & Sports Science Australia’s Outcome Measures for Exercise Physiologists: Ensuring Evidence Based Practice’, (published in 2014), an Exercise and Sports Science Australia endorsed textbook for Exercise Scientists and Exercise Physiologists. The textbook is sold Australia wide and is a recommended text for a number of postgraduate Exercise Physiology courses.

 

Miss Marlow passion and drive for continual learning and development led to a role on the Exercise & Sports Science Australia Victoria Chapter Board, within this role and her involvement in varies committees she is involved in reviewing content for professional development opportunities for other Exercise Physiologists.

Relevant qualifications

  • Bachelor of Health Science (major in exercise science and nutrition)
  • Graduate Diploma of Applied Exercise Science (Exercise Prescription)

Relevant accreditations

  • Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP) held with Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA)
  • Accredited Exercise Scientist held with Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA)
  • Level 1 Sports Trainer held with Sports Medicine Australia (SMA)

Areas of interest

  • Oncology
  • Musculoskeletal rehabilitation
  • Neurological Rehabilitation (Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease, Stroke)
  • Pain Management
  • Chronic Disease Management

Rebecca Godwin

Accredited Exercise Physiologist

Background

Bec is an enthusiastic Accredited Exercise Physiologist who enjoys helping people of all ages to achieve their goals and improve quality of life through exercise. Bec has had a wide variety of experience including private practices working with Musculoskeletal and Neuromuscular conditions, Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation at the Austin Hospital, Oncology Rehabilitation at The Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and Spinal Cord Injury Recovery at The Next Step. Since graduating from University, Bec continues to develop her skills and knowledge, and enjoys reading and staying up to date with the latest research to ensure the most up to date exercise programs are available to help people reach their goals.

Relevant qualifications

  • Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science
  • Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology
  • Level 1 Sports Trainer

Relevant accreditations

  • Accredited Exercise Physiologist held with Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA)
  • Accredited Exercise Scientist held with Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA)
  • Level 1 Sports Trainer held with Sports Medicine Australia (SMA)

Area of interest

  • Oncology
  • Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Mental Health
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Women’s Health (pregnancy, post pregnancy, PCOS)

Megan Dame

Accredited Exercise Physiologist

Background

Megan is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist who is highly passionate about assisting others to improve their physical fitness and overall wellbeing by working collaboratively to achieve the client’s goals through exercise and movement. Megan has developed extensive skills in exercise prescription for several musculoskeletal and chronic conditions from experience in the gym, private, and hospital sectors. Megan has had experience at tailoring and delivering exercise at: a world-leading cancer research centre Peter MacCallum; for a clinical and healthy population through group reformer pilates fitness classes; and high-performance athletes for the Women’s team of an AFL NAB League Football Club. Megan enjoys inspiring each client by equipping them with empowerment and tools to manage their own health.

Relevant qualifications

  • Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science
  • Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology
  • Certificate III and IV in fitness
  • Level 1 Sports Trainer

Relevant accreditations

  • Accredited Exercise Physiologist held with Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA)
  • Accredited Exercise Scientist held with Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA)

Area of interest

  • Oncology
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Musculoskeletal rehabilitation
  • Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Metabolic Disease Management (Diabetes, PCOS)

Dr Christa Marlow

Osteopath

Background

Christa is a keen and motivated Osteopath who loves working with and learning from her patients everyday. Being an Osteopath brings new challenges with each case, which Christa has discovered working in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne.

 

After studying Osteopathy at Victoria University, Christa graduated in 2013 and has been working as an Osteopath ever since. Her time as a student taught her many things, but most of all, inspired her to be as incredible as those who taught her the craft of Osteopathy.

 

While completing her degree, Christa worked as a sports trainer with the Knox Falcons Football Club, working with a range of age groups, from under 17’s to the Veteran’s team. Through this work she gained much valued experience assessing an array of injuries and working with coaches, trainers and health professionals.

 

The human body is an incredible machine, and so many things can go wrong. Christa believes that osteopathy has an important role in helping people to understand how their bodies function, but also how and why they sometimes break down and cause pain.

Relevant qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science (Clinical Sciences)
  • Master of Health Science (Osteopathy)
  • Level 1 Sports Trainer
  • Level 1 Dry Needling practitioner

Relevant accreditations

  • AHPRA registered
  • Member of Osteopathy Australia
  • Member of Sports Medicine Australia

Areas of interest

  • Headaches
  • Shoulder pain
  • Pregnancy related pelvic pain
  • Sports injuries of all varieties

Kira Nee

Osteopath

Background

Dr. Kira Nee is a fully qualified and registered Osteopath and member of Osteopathy Australia. She graduated from RMIT University in 2020 following the completion of a Bachelor of Health Science and Bachelor of Applied Science (Osteopathy). Kira has worked in private practice since graduating and enjoys treating a wide variety of patients and conditions.

 

Kira enjoys working with her patients and establishing a long-term plan to assist them in achieving their goals. Kira has a holistic and methodical approach to her treatment and management of patients and will tailor her treatment to the individual. Kira will incorporate hands on osteopathic techniques as well as dry needling, education and lifestyle and stress management.

Relevant qualifications

  • Bachelor of Health Science
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Osteopathy)
  • Level 1 Dry Needling & Cupping Course

Areas of interest

  • Pregnancy and Women’s Health
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Headaches & Neck Pain
  • Elbow Pain

Kelsie Vickery

Accredited Exercise Scientist

Background

Kelsie is an accredited exercise scientist who is currently undertaking her Masters of Clinical Exercise Physiology at Deakin University. To date, Kelsie’s clinical placement experience includes spinal cord injury patients, breast cancer and multiple sclerosis patients. Kelsie has previously worked as a personal trainer with community sport athletes and sub elite athletes as well as general population.

In her spare time, Kelsie is a national level track athlete (steeplechase) and previously competed internationally for downhill ski racing.

Relevant qualifications

  • Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science
  • Masters of Clinical Exercise Physiology (in progress, due to be completed July 2022)

Relevant accreditations

  • Accredited Exercise Scientist with Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA)

Areas of interest

  • Healthy population
  • Neurological conditions (Parkinson’s Disease, Stroke)
  • Oncology

Elizabeth (Liz) Mulvany

Accredited Exercise Scientist

Background

Liz is an Accredited Exercise Scientist who is passionate about helping individuals improve their quality of life or enhance their sporting performance through exercise prescription and education. Liz is currently undertaking a Masters of Clinical Exercise Physiology and has worked in Clinical Pilates for several years. Liz has extensive skills facilitating strength and conditioning programs for junior elite athletes in sports such as; Volleyball, Netball, and Ballet. Liz has worked closely with a wide variety of ages and populations such as the elderly, primary-aged children, pre and post natal women. Liz completed clinical placement at University thus far has included gastrointestinal cancers and general rehabilitation. Liz is a member of the OzScot Highland Dancing company and performs in shows around the world and has competed in the World Championships on numerous occasions.

Relevant qualifications

  • Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science
  • Masters of Clinical Exercise Physiology (in progress, due to be completed July 2023)
  • Diploma of Professional Pilates Instruction
  • Level 1 Qualification to Teach Highland Dancing

Relevant accreditations

  • Accredited Exercise Scientist with Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA)

Areas of interest

  • Healthy population
  • Athlete and Dancer Strength and Conditioning
  • Chronic Disease Prevention
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