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Chris Pappas is an exercise physiologist in Sydney with Sydney Sports and Exercise Physiology

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Chris Pappas

Accredited Exercise Physiologist

Sports Scientist

Chris’s Story

Chris is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist and Sports Scientist with Exercise and Sport Science Australia.

Currently Chris is the Head of Sport Science & Strength and Conditioning at Sydney FC.

Chris Pappas.

Accredited Exercise Physiologist

Sports Scientist

Head of Sport Science & Strength and Conditioning at Sydney FC

Leturer at ACU for Masters of Exercise Physiology

Presenter for Sports Medicine Australia, Sydney University, Australian and The Australian College of Spors Physicians

Qualifications

Bachelor of Exercise Science

Masters of Exercise Science (Strength and Conditioning)

Accredited Exercise Physiologist

Accredited Sports Scientist (Level 2)

ASCA Strength & Conditioning Coach

Level 1 ISAK

EXOS Performance Specialist

Registrations

Accredited Exercise Physiologist, Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA)

Specialisations

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Musculoskeletal Injuries

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Injury Prevention

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Strength and Conditioning

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Athletic Development

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VO2Max Testing

Chris’s Approach to Exercise Physiology

Chris is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist and Sports Scientist with Exercise and Sport Science Australia. He has a keen interest and vast experience in the rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries, injury prevention, strength and conditioning programs, athletic development and VO2Max testing. He has previously lectured at Australian Catholic University for the Masters of Exercise Physiology as well as presenting for Sports Medicine Australia, Sydney University, Australian Physiotherapy Association and The Australian College of Sports Physicians. Chris has contributed to articles for Men’s Health, The Sydney Morning Herald and is often called upon as an Independent Expert for complex legal matters.

Chris’ extensive work experience includes consulting for Cricket NSW, Football NSW, working with NationalRugby League and NSW Cup players, National level Track and Field athletes, as well as professional Mixed Martial Artists. In addition, he has vast experience in the long term athletic development of younger athletes, preparing footballers for trials with clubs in Europe’s top leagues. He has a passion for delivering the latest science to improve movement, strength, mobility and performance.

Currently Chris is the Head of Sport Science & Strength and Conditioning at Sydney FC.

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