Meet the team
Director- Accredited Exercise Physiologist- Katherine Bissett
Katherine raised the profile and importance around women’s health within the mallee region. This is a contributing factor to her success in her private practice and she continues to support women through all stages of life.
Katherine opened her practice- KB Exercise Physiology in 2007, and essentially through word of mouth and reputation has seen it grow rapidly. She is passionate about the promotion of ‘exercise as medicine’ within the Swan Hill community and her primary goal is to allow both men and women of all ages, fitness levels and injuries to complete some form of physical activity.
Katherine holds Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Movement) & Graduate Diploma in Exercise Rehabilitation degrees from the University of Ballarat. With close to 14 years experience in the industry, Katherine has worked with many client groups over the years, specialising in chronic disease management and women's health conditions.
She also offers an outreach service travelling to Balranald fortnightly, which she has done so for 12 years.
Katherine has been on the advisory panels of a number of organisations including Deakin Clinical Exercise Physiology Advisory Panel for Deakin University and more recently the Far West Clinical Advisory Council for the Western NSW Primary Health Network. She has also previously presented on private practice in a regional town at an ESSA symposium.
Interests: chronic disease management, women's health and musculoskeletal/ pre & post surgery conditions.
Accredited Exercise Physiologist- Milly Op't Hoog
Milly is a local Swan Hill girl, recently graduating with her Masters of Exercise Physiology and starting her employment at KB Exercise Physiology this year. She is passionate about women’s health, sport injury rehabilitation and pre-habilitation and living a healthy and active lifestyle.
As a recent graduate she brings with her the latest in practical exercise prescription and research. She is well respected amongst her patients and brings enthusiasm and energy to her work.
Milly is a born and bred Swan Hill girl and has recently returned to playing with her local netball club Tyntynder.
Amongst many other exercise classes, Milly has recently started to offer an exercise class specifically aimed at "tweens". She provides additional hydrotherapy services and home visits, particularly for our NDIS patients and for those with chronic disease conditions.
Interests: return to sport post injury and injury prevention, women's health.
Administration Officer- Penny Stanger
Penny is our lovely Administration Officer at KB Exercise Physiology.
Penny provides an essential role to the patient journey, providing excellent customer service from your initial contact through to ensuring our patient's have everything they need during their time at our practice.
Nothing is too hard for Penny and she always has a smile on her face, making our clients feel welcomed.