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There are many different body types, with many different strengths, weaknesses and abilities.

In this video course, Dr Cam McDonald delves into the world of epigenetics, embryology, somatotypes and health types to explore how our bodies grow to become the sizes and shapes they are. 

Discover how this information can be used to help you work more effectively with your personal training clients.


  • Why you are the way you are 
  • What influences gene expression 
  • How epigenetic profiles work 
  • How the body develops 
  • How somatotypes relate to patterns of growth, body size and shape 
  • The relationships between the mesoderm, anthropometric measures and more 


Dr Cam McDonald has spent the last decade furthering his knowledge and skills so as to promote health in a way that makes it easy and obvious for clients. He blends his background as a dietitian, exercise physiologist, with his long-standing personal interest in health, and his passion for understanding the latest research in genetics and environmental influence on health. He completed his PhD at the University of QLD studying the effects of nutrition and exercise on body composition and inflammation.

Since 2014 he has been an internationally leading practitioner in the application of epigenetics and personalised health. In conjunction with the team from ph360, he has created the world’s leading personalised health education program for health professionals. Speaking internationally, running corporate wellness programs and supporting educational bodies in delivering and practising personalised learning, his driving purpose is to support health professionals to live their potential so that they can support others to do the same.

Accreditation Fitness Australia – 1 CECs* / REPs NZ – 1 CPDs (*valid until 04/11/2022)
In order to obtain Fitness Australia CECs, this course must be completed by 04/11/2022
Investment Free for members / $49 non-member
Delivery mode Online video presentations
PLEASE NOTE: video presentations are delivered online so a fast and reliable internet connection is required
Pre-requisite’s All attendees should hold at least a Certificate III in Fitness or equivalent
Approx. duration 1.5 hours
Assessment Online multiple choice
Access Period You have 12 months from date of purchase to complete this course. A $50 extension fee will be required if you do not complete your course within the allocated time frame. If you wish to obtain the CECs/PDPs/CPDs, you will need to complete the course by the CEC expiry date listed above.


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