Vale Dr Hugh Hazard AM

Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) would like to pay tribute to Dr Hugh Hazard, an ASMF Fellow and valued member of our SMA community who passed away earlier this month, aged 77. Dr Hazard was extremely well-respected in the world of sport, particularly in rugby league, having been the Chief Medical Officer for the National Rugby … Continue Reading

Sailing: Sydney to Hobart

Tahlia Zaloumis spoke with Barry Schipplock, six-time Sydney to Hobart sailor and ‘Matrix’ crew member, on his passion for yachting and an introduction to sports medicine issues associated with the sport. 74 years on, the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race is renowned as one of the premier yacht races in the world and is an … Continue Reading

Sports Trainer Spotlight: Kiara Johnson

How did you get involved at SMA? I initially got involved with SMA back when I did my Level 1 Sports Trainer course in 2006. After my Level 1, I did all the modules relating to becoming a Level 2 Sports Trainer. During this time, I started doing coverage with SMA and loved it! I … Continue Reading

New CEO Announcement – Craig Knox

Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Craig Knox as its new Chief Executive Officer. Commenting on the appointment, SMA Board Chairman, Dr Andrew Jowett said, “as a highly experienced association executive, Craig will bring significant strategic capability to the role. He has held multiple executive and leadership roles across the … Continue Reading