2015 Asics Sports Medicine Australia Conference

be active 2012 Award Winners

Congratulations to the Award winners from BE ACTIVE 2012.

The Best of the Best. Left to Right – Kay Crossley, Harvi Hart, Joske Nauta and Alex Donaldson

Due to the nature of the event, in 2012 the awards were split between the conferences. The Australian Sports Medicine Federation Fellows awards were presented as part of the Australian Conference of Science and Medicine in Sport and National Sports Injury Prevention Conference. While the International Society for Physical Activity Research Awards were presented in the International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health. Both sets of awards were presented on Saturday afternoon, 3rd November 2012.

ASICS MEDAL – Best Paper Overall

Kay Crossley
A randomised clinical trial of targeted physiotherapy for patellofemoral osteoarthritis
University of Queensland
B. Vicenzino, M. Pandy, A. Schache, R. Hinman

ASICS Best Paper – Clinical Sports Medicine

Kay Crossley
A randomised clinical trial of targeted physiotherapy for patellofemoral osteoarthritis
University of Queensland
B. Vicenzino, M. Pandy, A. Schache, R. Hinman

ASICS Best Paper -Exercise and Sports Science

Ryan Timmins
Declines in eccentric knee flexor weakness following repeat sprint running are related to declines in biceps femoris voluntary activation
Queensland University of Technology
D. Opar, N. Dear, M. Williams, A. Shield

ASICS Best Paper -Injury Prevention

Alex Donaldson
Improving the translation of sport injury prevention interventions: the Australian Rugby Union Mayday procedure
Australian Centre for Research into Injury in Sport and its Prevention (ACRISP), Monash Injury Research Institute, Monash University
R. Poulos

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

Harvi Hart
Relationship between knee confidence and physical function in people with knee osteoarthritis after ACL reconstruction
The University of Melbourne
N. Collins, D. Ackland, K. Crossley

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

Tina Skinner
Does training status influence peak caffeine levels following caffeine ingestion?
University of Queensland
D. Jenkins, J. Coombes, M. Leveritt, D. Taaffe

NSW Sporting Injuries Award for Best New Investigator – Injury Prevention

Joske Nauta
Prevention of fall-related injuries in 7-12 year old children: a cluster randomized controlled trial
Department of Public and Occupational Health / EMGO Insititute for Health and Care Research
D. Knol, L. Adriaense, K. Klein Wolt, W. van Mechelen, E. Verhagen

Wendy Ey, Women in Sport Award

Nobuo Yasuda
Effects of menstrual cycle phase on salivary α-amylase activity following 2 hours of cycling exercise in recreationally active eumenorrheic women
International Pacific University
T. Tanioka, N. Iwashita, K. Yamamoto

 ASICS Best Poster – Clinical Sports Medicine

Joanne Kemp
Physical impairments are greater following hip arthroscopy in people with chondropathy compared to people without chondropathy or controls
University of Queensland and Bodysystem Physio

A. Schache, M. Makdissi, K. Sims, M. Pritchard, K. Crossley

ASICS Best Poster – Exercise and Sports Science

David Maclean
Identifying and classifying stair ascending and descending using a single uni-axial body-worn accelerometry device
Glasgow Caledonian University
P. Dall, M. Granat

ASICS Best Poster – Injury Prevention

Christina Ekegren
Sports trainers’ attitudes towards injury surveillance in community Australian Football
Australian Centre for Research into Injury in Sport and its Prevention, Monash Injury Research Institute, Monash University
A. Donaldson, B. Gabbe, L. Sheehan, C. Finch

The International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health 2012 Research Awards

Student Award

Masamitsu Kamada
Community-wide campaign using social marketing to promote physical activity in middle and old-aged people: a cluster randomized controlled trial
Shimane University, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
J. Kitayuguchi, S. Inoue, K. Shiwaku

Early Career Award

Justin Richards
The impact of a sport-for-development programme on the mental health of young adolescents in Gulu, Northern Uganda.
University of Oxford
C. Foster

Developing Country Award

Ines Gonzalez-Casanova
Familial determinants of sedentary behaviour in children 5 to 18 years from Colombia
Emory University
A. Stein, O. Sarmiento, M. Pratt


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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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