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Dr Paul Batman

Exercise physiologist, academic and writer

Dr. Paul Batman has worked in health, fitness and sport for over 40 years. Originally a Physical Education teacher and then an Academic lecturing in Exercise Science at Australian Universities for over 20 years and for the last 18 years as owner and operator of two successful Registered Training Organisations (Fitness Institute Australia and Australian College) specializing in developing and delivering vocational educational courses in health, fitness and sport to thousands of fitness professionals. Paul received his Diploma of Physical Education from Australian College of Physical Education, Diploma of Education from Hawthorn State College, BSc and MSc from the University of Oregon (USA) and a PhD from the University of New South Wales. For over 25 years Paul has presented at international conventions in Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, Singapore and Malaysia and conducted lectures, workshops and in house presentations in many countries throughout the world. In 2012 Paul was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award for his services to the Australian Fitness Industry, inducted into the Australian College of Physical Education Hall of Fame and recognized as an Institute Scholar at the International Institute for Sport and Human Performance, University of Oregon. Paul has written over a hundred articles on all aspects health and fitness and authored or co-authored 10 books.

Key expertise:

  • Exercise Physiologist, University Academic, Vocational Educator, Researcher, Writer, Conference Presenter

 

CPD Courses by Dr Paul Batman

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Every Movement Counts
Learn from Dr Paul Batman in this evidence-based public healthcare programme. It is written for fitness professionals and aimed at reducing sedentary behaviour and inactivity while promoting physical activity for all people of all abilities between five and >65 years of age, regardless of gender, cultural background and socio-economic status. This online course is based on the ground-breaking World Health Organization Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines (2020).

Blogs by Dr Paul Batman

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Endothelial Dysfunction and Exercise Intensity
Endothelial Dysfunction – could our exercise choices be to blame? Dr Paul Batman discusses the...
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Act now! The Fitness Industry cannot afford to be left behind!
Over the past 12 months, the fitness industry has never faced a more uncertain time....
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What if I can’t do 10,000 steps due to lockdown?
The 10,000 steps prescribed for weight loss or aerobic fitness has been validated many times...
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Could telomeres be the answer to ageing and chronic disease?
Could telomeres be the answer to ageing and chronic disease? Dr Paul Bateman tells us...
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Are you sure you need to detox?
Dr Paul Batman explores how consuming antioxidant supplements and superfoods may be beneficial – not...