2015 Asics Sports Medicine Australia Conference

The Australian Sports Medicine Federation Fellows Awards 2013

ASICS MEDAL – Best Paper Overall

Wendy Brown
Population attributable risk factors in women: Should we be investing more in the promotion of physical activity?
University of Queensland
T. Pavey, A. Bauman

ASICS Best Paper – Clinical Sports Medicine

Kate Webster
Comparison of hamstring and patellar tendon autografts for ACL reconstruction:
15 year follow up of a randomized controlled trial
La Trobe University
J. Feller, N. Hartnett, W. Leigh

ASICS Best Paper -Exercise and Sports Science

Adam Semciw
Are swimmers prone to deloading related dysfunction of gluteus medius and gluteus minimus?
La Trobe University
T. Pizzari, R. Green

ASICS Best Paper -Injury Prevention

Christopher Carty
Reactive stepping behaviour in response to forward loss of balance predicts future falls in community-dwelling older adults
Griffith University
N. Cronin, D. Nicholson, G. Lichtwark, P. Mills, G. Kerr, A. Cresswell, R. Barrett

ASICS Best Paper – Physical Activity and Public Health

Wendy Brown
Population attributable risk factors in women: Should we be investing more in the promotion of physical activity?
University of Queensland
T. Pavey, A. Bauman

ASICS Ken Maguire Award for Best New Investigator – Clinical Sports Medicine

Ebonie Rio
Exercise to reduce tendon pain: a comparison of isometric and isotonic muscle contractions and effects on pain, cortical inhibition and muscle strength
Monash University
D. Kidgell, L. Moseley, A. Pearce, J. Gaida, J. Cook

John Sutton Award for Best New Investigator – Exercise and Sports Science

Ceri Atkinson
Systemic adaptations to exercise training in skin microcirculation in humans
University of Western Australia
D. Thijssen, G. Birk, H. Carter, T. Cable, E. Dawson, D. Green

NSW Sporting Injuries Award for Best New Investigator – Injury Prevention

David Opar
A novel field test of eccentric hamstring strength: a reliability and injury study
Australian Catholic University
M. Williams, T. Piatkowski, A. Shield

Asics Award for Best New Investigator – Physical Activity and Public Health

Vaughan Nicholson
Six weeks of unsupervised WiiFit game play improves balance and gait speed in independent older adults aged 65-84 years
University of the Sunshine Coast
B. Burkett, M. Mckean

Wendy Ey, Women in Sport Award

Meghan Casey
Effectiveness of a program for adolescent girls linking physical education with community sport and recreation
University of Ballarat
J. Harvey, W. Payne, A. Telford, R. Eime, A. Mooney, J. Smyth

ASICS Best Poster – Clinical Sports Medicine

Lachlan Giles
Can diagnostic ultrasound measure quadriceps size and vastus medialis to vastus lateralis ratio in patellofemoral pain syndrome?
La Trobe University
K. Webster, J. McClelland, J. Cook

ASICS Best Poster – Exercise and Sports Science

Mia Schaumberg
Oral contraceptive use for manipulation of menstruation in active women and competitive female athletes
University of Queensland
D. Jenkins, X. Janse de Jonge, L. Emmerton, T. Skinner

ASICS Best Poster – Physical Activity and Public Health

Toby Pavey
Physical activity and surgery in mid-aged women
University of Queensland
T. Kolbe-Alexander, G. Peeters, W. Brown


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

In collaboration with

Heart Foundation logo

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.

Conference Partners

Asics logo DJO Global logo Kinetic Orthotics Victor Sports Logo ASMF Fellows