Leading Sports Medicine Professionals announced for Telehealth in Sports Medicine: Beyond COVID-19 Live Panel Discussion

Sports Medicine Australia is hosting a live online panel discussion with leading sports medical professionals on Tuesday 2nd of June! Tune in to hear leading sports medical professionals discuss their experiences, best practice and opportunities for the use of Telehealth across sporting domains. Panelists will share their views on: How they have been using telehealth with … Continue Reading

Concussion Live Q&A Recap

  Last night Andrew Gardner took over our social media channels and answered viewers questions about all things concussion! In case you missed it, we’ve put together a recap of the concussion questions viewers wanted to know more about! Q: What are the first symptoms that signal you’ve sustained a concussion? AG: Concussions vary by … Continue Reading

2020 UniSport Nationals Div 1 and Div 2 Perth Postponed

Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) can confirm that the 2020 UniSport Nationals Div 1 and Div 2 scheduled to be hosted in Perth from 26 September to 2 October have been postponed due to COVID-19 and the restrictions in place. Please see below for the full statement from UniSport Australia. UniSport Australia (UniSport) will postpone the … Continue Reading

THE AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF SPORT (AIS) FRAMEWORK FOR REBOOTING SPORT IN A COVID-19 ENVIRONMENT

Together with Australian State Institutes and Academies of Sport, and National Sporting Organisations, the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) has developed a framework to inform the resumption of sport while at the same time, preserving public health and minimising the risk of community transmission. The Framework recognises that resumption of sport and recreation activities will be a … Continue Reading

2020 SMA Conference Postponed

Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) has today announced the postponement of the 2020 SMA Conference due to the ongoing health concerns surrounding COVID-19 and the government restrictions in place. The 2020 SMA Conference was set to be held in Melbourne on October 14-17 at the Pullman Hotel but will now be moved to a later date … Continue Reading

#HealthyAtHome – Desk Stretches

With many people now working from home, many are spending the day hunched over their desk. Territory Sportsmedicine’s Lauren Peterson shows us how we can stretch at our desk to stay active and pain free. These stretches are vital during isolation and take as little as 20 seconds! How good is that, try them out … Continue Reading

Vitamin D Q&A with Chris Fonda APD

Sports Medicine Australia has teamed up with Accredited Sports Dietitian Chris Fonda to bring you tips to stay #HealthyAtHome. Chris will answer questions regarding to Vitamin D and the challenges we face during COVID-19 and during self-isolation.

SMA member interview with NT Australian of the Year

SMA Member Dr Geoffrey Thompson was recently recognised as the 2020 NT Australian of the year for his role in evacuating people during the wake of cyclone Tracey in 1974. Since then he’s been an amazing achiever, combing his passion for aviation and medicine, flying his own small planes to indigenous communities and running medical … Continue Reading

SMA Support During COVID-19

We hope that you are well and that you are coping with the current circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak. There is no doubt that the impact of this public health threat on sport has been vast. We want to assure you of our commitment to sport in Australia and to supporting sports medicine communities to … Continue Reading