Sports Medicine Australia manages a number of programs which promote good health through physical activity. A number of these programs provide support to sporting communities to prevent and manage sports injury, one of the key barriers to participation in physical activity.
Smartplay is a sport safety and injury prevention program. Smartplay aims to reduce the incidence and severity of sport and recreation injuries and carries the slogan ‘Warm Up, Drink Up, Gear Up’ which represent simple yet important injury prevention practices for all sports participants, coaches and administrators.
Australia On the Move (OzOM) is a project founded by Sports Medicine Australia and developed by The University of Queensland aimed at improving health and quality of life of Australians by promoting and supporting active lifestyles and healthy eating. OzOM’s main goal is to help people to take small changes towards a healthy life bringing the concept of “energy balance” into daily routines.
CleanEdge is Sports Medicine Australia’s, Anti-Doping in Sport website. CleanEdge is designed as an educational resource and information hub that explores healthy ways to enhance performance, the facts about, and the consequences of, doping in sport. The website targets those participating at all levels of community sport, including those aspiring to reach their next sporting dream.
Sports Injury Tracker is the first online sports injury surveillance system developed for community sport in Australia. It enables sports injuries to be recorded, stored safely and analysed to assist community sporting organisations to analyse their data and assist in developing strategies to address their sports injury issues. Sports Injury Tracker is free and easy to use.