Keynote Speaker Announcement – Dr Tim Hewett

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

Timothy E. Hewett, Ph.D., serves as director of Biomechanics, director of Sports Medicine Research, director of the Materials Structural Testing Core and as a consultant in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, with joint appointments in the Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering and the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Hewett holds the academic rank of professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation, physiology and orthopedics, and he is recognized with the distinction of a named professorship, the John and Posy Krehbiel Professorship in Orthopedics. He joined the staff of Mayo Clinic in 2015.

Dr. Hewett is a pioneer and an international leading expert in the field of injury prevention, with a special focus on ACL risk factor and prevention research. Dr. Hewett has published over 350 peer-reviewed articles with over 27,000 citations in the medical literature and has authored a book and several book chapters. He is chair and a permanent member of the National Institutes of Health MRS Study Section and is on the editorial board of several medical journals.

For  more information on Dr Hewett, please visit the speaker page of the 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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