Sports Medicine Australia is Australia’s peak body for sports medicine and sports science. At a community level SMA is responsible for creating a safe playing field in which all Australians can actively and freely participate. The delivery of the Safer Sport message through out Australia is achieved through the delivery of courses and education resources for coaches, trainers teachers and students.
SMA has a number of community based programs that are practical and engaging and we are happy to provide guest speakers to speak to at your club.
- Sports First Aid – HLTAID003
- Level 1 Sports Trainer
- Combined Sports First Aid & Level 1 Sports Trainer
- CPR – HLTAID001
Non – Accredited Workshops
Sports Medicine Australia workshops for clubs include the latest sports medicine information for your sporting community. All of our workshops are interactive and engaging for club participants. Workshop information can be tailored especially for your club’s sport.
Injury Prevention and Management
Upskill your club members in the prevention and immediate management of injuries to make your club safer for all your members. We offer a two hour and now a one hour course for time poor volunteers… so there is no excuse!
Excellent follow on from the Injury Prevention and Management, this course allows clubs to explore the benefits of preventative taping of either the ankle, knee or shoulder. These practical courses require 1 hour per joint and are always alot of fun for members.
Nutrition & Hydration
Ever wanted to know the best foods to eat pre, during and post event? This one hour workshop can provide club’s with this information as well as educate members on hydration and the science behind eating for optimal performance.
Concussion in Sport
The incidence of concussion is one of the most prevalent injuries in sport today. This one hour workshop is an excellent way to increase your clubs understanding of the management of concussion injuries.
Drugs in Sport
Do your members have an understanding of issues surrounding drugs in sport and the effects on athletes? This workshop looks at current cases of doping and the ethical issues of drugs in sport as well as information provided by ASADA and WADA for athletes.
Club Injury Management Coordinator and Emergency Response Coordinator
These three hour courses gives participants more of an in depth look at injury prevention and management along with transport, concussion and preventative sports taping. We offer specific presentations for each individual sport.
SMAWA also offers National Recognised Training in Apply First Aid and CPR and can come to your club and run a course. For more information please refer to the Training and Courses section of the website.
To download a flyer click here
To book on-line click here
We would love the opportunity to bring the Safer Sports message to your club.
To book a workshop online click here (WA Only)
For more information contact your state branch