Kellie L Toohey
Kellie Toohey has worked in Health for the past 17 years. She is an expert in health and fitness holds her Masters’ degree in Clinical Exercise Physiology, works at the University of Canberra as a Lecturer and the Clinical Education Co-ordinator (Exercise Physiology) and is the Physiology Advisor to Australia’s most successful National Women’s Fitness brand, Fernwood Fitness.
Kellie is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist and currently holds a position at the University of Canberra as a Lecturer and the Clinical Education Co-ordinator (Exercise Physiology), teaching and empowering future Exercise Physiologists. With a wealth of knowledge in “exercise as medicine” for many conditions affecting men and women, Kellie has a special interest in the mental challenges that men and women face which creates anxiety, self-doubt and much “stress” leading to illness.
Kellie’s natural inquisitiveness and search for answers has opened up a love for research and she is currently in her final year of her PhD in Oncology. She also continues to work with patients directly as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist. “Being able to work as a clinician allows me to directly change people’s lives with exercise”.
Kellie is very passionate about guiding people back to physiological function, improved mindset and greater quality of life and her journey so far proves her commitment and desire to find answers, share her knowledge, motivate and empower others.
Articles published in PeerJ
A pilot study examining the effects of low-volume high-intensity interval training and continuous low to moderate intensity training on quality of life, functional capacity and cardiovascular risk factors in cancer survivors