SMAWA 2015 State Conference

Speakers

James Debenham
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James Debenham

Physiotherapist, Musculoskeletal Lecturer University of Notre Dame Australia, PhD Candidate Curtin University

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Merv Travers
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Dr Merv Travers

Dr Merv Travers (PhD), Physiotherapist, Level II ASCA Strength and Conditioning Coach

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Damian Olmeadow
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Damian Oldmeadow

Australian Olympic Team Physiotherapist

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Dr Gary Couanis
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Dr Gary Couanis

Sports and Exercise Medicine Physician at Western Sports Medicine

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Jason Weber

Jason Weber
High Performance Manager at Fremantle Dockers Football Club

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Dr Gill Cowen
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Dr Gill Cowen

Sports doctor - Synergy Sports Medicine and Club Doctor Peel Thunder WAFL Football Club

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Dr Gavan White

Sports Doctor - Synergy Sports Medicine

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Sarah Harris

PhD Student University of Notre Dame

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Dr Sandra Mejak

Sports and Exercise Medicine Physician

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Richard Leech

Richard graduated from Leeds Metropolitan University with a degree in Physiotherapy and have since gained experience of working in the National Health Service (NHS) and professional football with Burnley FC and Notts County FC. He completed his MSc in Sports and Exercise Medicine at the University of Nottingham in 2014 and have subsequently gone on to commence his PhD.

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Brendon Adler
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Dr Brendan Adler

Dr Brendan Adler is the CEO and radiologist at Envision Medical Imaging. Dr Adler has completed three fellowships in radiology including thoracic radiology focusing on interstitial lung disease, musculoskeletal radiology and intervention. In 2006 Brendan completed a cardiovascular imaging fellowship with particular interesting Cardiac MRI and Coronary CTA.

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Rob Nairn
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Dr Rob Nairn

Dr Rob Nairn is a radiologist at Perth Radiological Clinic. He completed a musculoskeletal fellowship in 2011. He will address the issue of MRI and shoulder instability including the assessment of patients with glenohumeral instability.

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Dr Peter Counsel
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Dr Peter Counsel

Dr Peter Counsel is a radiologist at Perth Radiological Clinic. Dr Peter Counsel is a radiologist at Perth Radiological Clinic. He undertook fellowship training in musculoskeletal radiology, paediatric radiology and a musculoskeletal fellowship focusing on elite sports imaging and intervention.

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Danny Green
Keynote

Keynote Speaker Winthrop Professor Danny Green

Daniel Green is currently the Winthrop Professor at the School of Sports Science, Exercise and Health at the University of Western Australia. He is also at the Research Institute for Sport and Exercise Sciences – Liverpool John Moores University, UK.

Daniel's research revolves around exercise, exercise training and physical activity in the prevention of cardiovascular disease.

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Shayne Hanks
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Shayne Hanks

Shayne is a Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychologist and has a Master’s degree in Sport and Exercise Psychology. He is a registered Sport and Exercise Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia and is the current Chair of the Australian Psychological Societies College of Sport and Exercise Psychology. Shayne works part-time as a sport psychologist with the WA Institute of Sport and also runs a part-time private practice - Performance Boost - in Karrinyup, Perth.

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Alasdair Dempsey
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Dr Alasdair Dempsey

Alasdair is a Lecturer in Biomechanics in the School of Psychology and Exercise Science at Murdoch University. His research focuses on understanding and preventing sports injury and the mechanisms and management of osteoarthritis through exercise.

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Dr Jay Ebert

Dr Jay R. Ebert is an Assistant Professor and Lecturer in musculoskeletal rehabilitation at the School of Sport Science, Exercise and Health, UWA. Jay is also a Director and Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP) at the Hollywood Functional Rehabilitation Clinic (HFRC) in Perth. He has a PhD in exercise rehabilitation and biomechanics.

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Ben Piggott
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Ben Piggott

Ben is currently a Senior Lecturer School of Health Sciences, University of Notre Dame. He has worked in Strength & Conditioning for over 10 years (Rugby Union, Australian Rules Football & Netball) at variety of levels from amateur through to full time professional.

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For all general enquiries please contact:

Fiona Boys
Sports Medicine Australia WA
Ph: 08 9285 8033
Fax: 08 9284 9329
Email: fiona@smawa.asn.au

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About the SMAWA 2015 state conference

The SMAWA 2015 State Conference is a multidisciplinary meeting  for professionals with an interest or a specialisation in the prevention of lifestyle diseases through sports medicine, sports science, physical activity promotion and sports injury prevention.

The SMAWA 2015 State Conference will be held at the Bayview Geographe Resort, 555 Bussell Highwway, Busselton from 13th – 15th November 2015.

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