Important Information – Sports Trainer Insurance

If you have Sports Trainer Insurance with Sports Medicine Australia, it is vital to ensure that your Sports Trainer accreditation AND any necessary certificates associated with your Sports Trainer accreditation, are current and valid to make sure you are covered by your insurance policy. Below is a list of the necessary certificates which Sports Trainers … Continue Reading

Event Blog- ‘Snake Bites in the NT: Causes, Prevention and Treatment’

By Tamzin France – Program Administrator, Northern Territory. In May this year, Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) hosted a free workshop in Darwin: ‘Snake Bites in the NT: Causes, Preventions and Treatment.’ The workshop was presented by Chris Peberdy, a reptile wrangler for over 15 years and an educator at the Alice Springs Reptile Centre on … Continue Reading

Sports Concussion Webinar

In partnership with the NSW Office of Sport, Sports Medicine Australia hosted a series of concussion workshops around NSW aimed at increasing awareness and knowledge around safely managing sports-related concussion. We were privileged to have concussion researcher, Dr Andrew Gardner (University of Newcastle) and Dr Warren McDonald (Rugby Australia) deliver these workshops. After significant demand … Continue Reading

SMA Conference Chief Judge: Expressions of Interest

Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) is calling for expressions of interest from professional members who would like to apply for the role of SMA Conference Chief Judge. Selection criteria: Established researcher in the field of sports medicine, physiotherapy, exercise science, physical activity, injury prevention or related field to the objectives of SMA. Ideally, the Chief Judge … Continue Reading