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Sports Medicine Australia has a wide range of experts on hand to provide information, advice and commentary on diverse issues including health promotion, prevention of chronic disease, government policy and funding for sports medicine and community activity through to sports health, physical activity, gender equity, participation of the aged in sport, safe sport for children and drugs in sport.

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Latest news

More investment needed to tackle sports injuries in regional communities

Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) is calling for a greater investment to tackle the incidence of sport-related injuries in regional communities following the release of a new report analysing Australian sports injury hospitalisations data.  Read more

iMobile learning: Helping kids move more, behave better

Innovative mobile learning technology coupled with a contemporary classroom environment that is changing the way kids move, learn and behave could be the solution to childhood inactivity according to Australian researchers.  Read more

Wii can’t fix couch potato kids 

Active video games won’t make your kids any fitter or decrease the amount of time they spend sitting in front of a screen new research has revealed. Read more

Booze, fast food and gambling dominate Aussie Sport

Alcohol, gambling and fast food and drink sponsors are prolific across Australian sporting codes, with new research revealing nearly three quarters of national and state government funded sporting bodies are sponsored by companies promoting harmful products. Read more