Accredited Exercise Physiologist Pilot

In collaboration with Curtin University researchers, we are looking at the feasibility of expanding the delivery of GLA:D® Australia to include Accredited Exercise Physiologists (AEPs). If successful, this expansion will help more people around Australia to access the program, and enhance the capabilities of multi-disciplinary clinics to offer the program.

The pilot we conduct will involve approximately 20 AEPs who will complete the current training and certification process, evaluation of registry outcomes when GLA:D® is delivered by AEPs, and an opportunity for AEPs to participate in qualitative research to ensure the program meets their education and training needs to provide high quality care to Australians with hip and knee osteoarthritis.

The initial training course will involve 1 day of online learning on Monday July 18th, and 1 day of in-person training in Melbourne (date TBD), along with standard certification testing. The cost to AEPs will be the same as for physiotherapists completing training and initial certification in 2022 ($650).

If you have any AEP colleagues who might be interested, they can register their interest via the following link:

Further questions can be directed to