2016 SMA CONFERENCE

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. Since completing her PhD, Clare has worked as a clinical researcher at La Trobe University, Linköping University in Sweden and Aspetar Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Hospital in Qatar. Her postdoctoral work has focused on the factors that influence return to play after injury, and how the return to play transition can be improved with specific interventions and enhanced clinical decision making. Clare has published widely on return to play, with emphasis on the importance of psychological factors for returning to sport after injury.  Dr Clare Ardern


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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