Lisa completed a Bachelor of Exercise Physiology at the University of New South Wales. Lisa is passionate about working with individuals with neurological conditions and assisting them with building a healthy life-long relationship with exercise. She focuses on ensuring that treatment is function oriented, while considering other risk factors such as physical inactivity/poor lifestyle habits and assisting clients with higher level goals such as returning to a gym or even running a marathon!
Lisa has delivered an evening lecture to health professionals about the Role of Exercise Physiologists in Cardiometabolic risk factor management for the neurological population. She also led the delivery of the “NeuroFit” program run at ARC, which focuses on promoting aerobic fitness and managing risk factors.
Lisa has also supervised a range of 4th year and Masters Exercise Physiology students completing placements at ARC from Universities suchas ACU, UNSW and USYD.
Lisa is also the EP clinical lead for HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorders (HAND), a progressive complication of HIV-AID’s. She works closely with a group of young individuals suffering the illness and has played a role in setting up a gym, exercise programs and looking after their health and well-being.