Keynote Speaker

Dr Jay Hertel

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.

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Keynote Speaker

Dr Tim Hewett

Timothy Hewett, Ph.D., is Director of Biomechanics, Director of Sports Medicine Research, Director of the Materials Structural Testing Core and a consultant in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Mayo Clinic in Rochester.

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Keynote Speaker

Dr Paul Balsom

Dr Paul Balsom is currently Head of Sports Science and Performance Analysis at the 2016 English Premier League Champions, Leicester City Football Club.

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Invited Speaker

Dr Clare Ardern

Clare is an Australian physiotherapist who completed her award-winning PhD on return to play after ACL reconstruction at La Trobe University in 2013.

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Keynote Speaker

Professor Toomas Timpka

Professor Toomas Timpka is a Professor within the Department of Medical and Health Sciences (IMH) / Division of Community Medicine (SAM) at Linkoping University, Sweden.

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Keynote Speaker

Dr Anthony Marsh

Dr. Anthony (Tony) Marsh is the Associate Dean for Research, Scholarship &Creativity at Wake Forest University. He is also a faculty member in the VT-WFU School of Biomedical Engineering & Sciences and in Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine at Wake Forest School of Medicine.

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Keynote Speaker

Professor Glenn Gaesser

Professor Glenn Gaesser is is the Director of the Healthy Lifestyles Research Center at Arizona State University and the author of Big Fat Lies: The Truth About Your Weight and Your Health.

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Keynote Speaker

Professor Peter O'Sullivan

Professor Peter O'Sullivan is Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist (as awarded by the Australian College of Physiotherapists in 2005) and Professor of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy at Curtin University.

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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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