Hamstrung: The Injury Journey

Prof Karim Khan

Professor Khan is a truly international sports physician. He was educated in Australia, and studied Medicine and Medical Research at the University of Melbourne. He was awarded a PhD in Medicine by the University of Melbourne and more recently he has studied and completed an MBA from the University of British Columbia, Canada.  

His career spans the globe. Starting in Australia, he moved to Canada and is currently the Editor in Chief of the British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM), which has become the leading international academic journal and digital media hub for the speciality.

Professor Khan is authorised as a Sports Medicine Physician by the Canadian Academy of Sports Medicine (CASEM) and the Australasian College of Sports Physicians (ACSP). He is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and Sports Medicine Australia. He served as Sports Physician to several teams, from a range of disciplines from Ballet to Basketball.

His main research areas are in exercise promotion for health (including bone health and falls prevention) and pathogenesis and imaging of tendinopathies. He has published over 250 original research articles in addition to 3 books. He is a co-author of Brukner and Khan’s Clinical Sports Medicine, which has been published in three languages and is in its 4th edition.

In 2001, Professor Khan was awarded the Australian Prime Minister’s Medal for service to sports medicine.


For all general enquiries please contact:

Sports Medicine Australia – Victoiran Office
375 Albert Road
Albert Park  VIC  3206

Ph: 03 9674 8777
Fax: 03 9674 8799
Email: smanat@sma.org.au

The Hamstrung: The hamstring injury journey conference will take the delegate through the athlete’s journey during a hamstring injury from, prevention all the way to return to play. It will showcase talks from all disciplines of the multidisplinary team involved with hamstring injury management with learning points from the combination of landmark research projects and vast clinical expertise.