2015 Asics Sports Medicine Australia Conference

2011 Award Winners

Congratulations to the following 2011 Australian Sports Medicine Federation Fellows Award winners:

ASICS Medal – Best Paper Overall ($6000 prize including Best New Investigator award)

Catherine Wild, University of Wollongong
“Does higher anterior knee joint laxity alter landing biomechanics in pubescent girls? Implications for non-contact ACL ruptures”
Co-Authors: J. Steele & B. Munro

Best Paper Awards

  • Asics Best Paper – Clinical Sports Medicine ($2000)

Ivan Hooper, Australian Institute of Sport and National Rowing Centre of Excellence
“The development of a clinical management pathway for chest wall pain in elite rowers.”
Co-Authors: P. Blanch & J. Sternfeldt

  • Asics Best Paper – Exercise and Sports Science ($2000)

Angela Spence, University of Western Australia
“Does exercise training influence cardiac morphology? A prospective, longitudinal MRI study”
Co-Authors: H. Carter, L. Naylor, L. Dembo, K. George & D. Green

  • Asics Best Paper – Physical Activity and Health Promotion ($2000)

Wendy Brown, School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland
“Physical activity and all-cause mortality in older women and men”
Co-Authors: D. McLaughlin, J. Leung, L. Flicker, O. Almeida, G. Hankey, D. Lopez, K. McCaul & A. Dobson

New Investigator Awards

  • Asics Award for Best New Investigator – Lower Limb (Presentation package at ACSM)

Catherine Wild, University of Wollongong
“Does higher anterior knee joint laxity alter landing biomechanics in pubescent girls? Implications for non-contact ACL ruptures”
Co-Authors: J. Steele & B. Munro

  • Ken Maguire Award for Best New Investigator – Clinical Sports Medicine ($2000)

Kassia Weston, University of Queensland
“Contribution of autonomic dysfunction to abnormal exercise blood pressure in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus”
Co-Authors: J. Sacre & J. Coombes

  • John Sutton Award for Best New Investigator – Exercise and Sports Science ($2000)

Tina Skinner, University of Queensland
“Does coinciding exercise onset with peak caffeine levels improve cycling performance?”
Co-Authors: D. Taaffe, M. Leveritt, J. Coombes & D. Jenkins

  • NSW Sporting Injuries Committee Award for Best New Investigator – Injury Prevention (Presentation package at ACSM)

Marcus Lee, School of Sport Science, Exercise and Health, University of Western Australia
“Using a 3D integrated stereoscopic system to investigate the biomechanics of evasive sidestepping: Implications for ACL injuries”
Co-Authors: B. Lay, D. Lloyd, P. Bourke & J. Alderson

  • Asics Award for Best New Investigator – Physical Activity and Health Promotion (Presentation package at ACSM)

Jenny Gianoudis, Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne
“High velocity power training with weight-bearing and balance exercises improves bone density and function in high risk older adults: A 12-month RCT”
Co-Authors: C. Bailey, P. Ebeling, C. Nowson, K. Sanders, K. Hill & R. Daly

Women in Sport Award

  • Wendy Ey, Women in Sport Award ($500)

Wendy Brown, School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland
“Physical activity, sitting and weight gain in Australian women”
Co-Authors: R. Hockey & A. Dobson

Poster Awards

  • Leuko Sports Medicine Best Poster – Clinical Sports Medicine ($500)

Joanne Kemp, Melbourne School of Physiotherapy and Melbourne School of Engineering, University of Melbourne
“Measures of physical function of the hip”
Co-Authors: A. Schache, Z. Machotka & K. Crossley

  • Deakin University Centre for Exercise and Sport Science Best Poster – Exercise and Sports Science ($500)

Adam Semciw, Department of Physiotherapy and Musculoskeletal Research Centre, La Trobe University
“Intramuscular EMG placement for two segments of gluteus minimus and three segments of gluteus medius with unique orientation and function”
Co-Authors: T. Pizzari & R. Green

  • Elastoplast Sport Best Poster – Injury Prevention ($500)

Ian Stewart, Queensland University of Technology and Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
“‘The Hurt Locker’: Heat strain in explosive ordnance disposal”
Co-Authors: A. Rojek & A. Hunt

  • Elsevier Best Poster – Physical Activity and Health Promotion ($500)

Tanya Cates, La Trobe University
“A qualitative thematic analysis: Identification of factors related to the engagement of children in physical activity”
Co-Authors: M. Spittle & S. Malcolm


For all general enquiries please contact:

Conference Secretariat
Sports Medicine Australia
PO Box 78, Mitchell ACT2911

Ph: 03 9674 8709
Fax: 03 9674 8799
Email: acsms@sma.org.au

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About the 2015 Asics Sports Medicine Australia Conference

The 2015 Asics Sports Medicine Australia Conference will focus on current research and practice in areas relating to the promotion of, and safe participation in, all kinds of sport, exercise and physical activity. The 2015 Asics Sports Medicine Australia Conference will provide an interactive educational forum of the highest standard, promoting the latest physical activity and health developments amongst key and influential industry professionals.

The 2015 Asics Sports Medicine Australia Conference will be held at the Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove, Gold Coast, Australia, 21 – 24 October 2015.

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