Media Releases

July 13th, 2009

Cold water immersion offers greater recovery

Football players are often shown at beaches up to their waists in seawater, shivering after game day as cold water immersion offers great recovery benefits.

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June 24th, 2009

Preparation reduces winter sports injuries

During winter those who are active need to prepare for the cold conditions or risk injuries, warns Sports Medicine Australia.

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June 1st, 2009

Peak body recommends helmets for alpine sports

There is now sufficient research and clinical evidence to encourage participants in alpine sports to wear protective helmets, according to Sports Medicine Australia (SMA), the peak body for sports medicine

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May 13th, 2009

Fact sheets reduce football/netball injury risks

With the football and netball season underway, participants can reduce their risk of injury by using Smartplay’s Preventing Australian Football and Netball Injuries fact sheets.

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April 29th, 2009

SMA/ESSA new position statement on exercise and hypertension

In a move aimed at improved health outcomes, two of Australia’s leading health organisations, Sports Medicine Australia and the Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA), have unveiled a new position

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