The Conference Committee for the 2016 Sports Medicine Australia Conference are honoured to announce Dr Jay Hertel as the latest keynote speaker.

Jay Hertel is the Joe H. Gieck Professor of Sports Medicine at the University of Virginia where he holds academic appointments in the Departments of Kinesiology and Orthopedic Surgery, directs the graduate programs in Athletic Training and

Sports Medicine, and co-directs the Exercise & Sports Injury Laboratory. His primary area of research deals with lateral ankle instability which he studies from a multifactorial perspective using diverse methods ranging from laboratory-based assessments of biomechanics and motor control to evidence-based practice principles inherent to clinical epidemiology. Dr. Hertel has authored or co-authored over 200 peer-reviewed journal articles and presented at numerous national and international sports medicine conferences.  His research has been funded by agencies such as the National Institutes of Health, National Athletic Trainers’ Association Research & Education Foundation, American Physical Therapy Association, and the National Football League Charities. Dr. Hertel is a fellow of both the American College of Sports Medicine and the National Athletic Trainers’ Association. Dr. Hertel serves as a senior associate editor for the Journal of Athletic Training and on the international advisory for Physical Therapy in Sport.


Dr Hewett is proudly sponsored by AAPSM.


For more information on Dr Hertel, please visit the speaker page of website.

For all general enquiries please contact:

Conference Secretariat
Sports Medicine Australia
375 Albert Road
Albert Park  VIC  3206

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

About the 2016 Sports Medicine Australia Conference

The 2016 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, injury prevention and physical activity. The 2016 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 2016 Sports Medicine Australia Conference will be held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia, 12 – 15 October 2016.

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