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

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 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

SMA pauses all face to face service delivery

Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) will pause all face to face service delivery including Safer Sport course delivery, Sports Medical Coverage services and local in person professional development events effective immediately. The decision has been made by SMA in conjunction with senior sports medical professionals to put the health and wellbeing of members, clients, staff, sub-contractors, … Continue Reading

SMA’s Athletic Lower back symposium: Put your back into it Review

  Sports Medicine Australia’s State Council Member Luke Nelson reviews SMA’s Athletic lower back pain symposium held at Melbourne University on Sunday  February 9. It was an action packed day featuring a multidisciplinary lineup of speakers which aimed to help attendees better manage low back pain in the athletic population. In this blog he shares … Continue Reading

Thompson named 2020 Northern Territory Australian of the Year

Inaugural Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) Northern Territory President and foundation member, Dr Geoffrey  Thompson has been named the 2020 Northern Territory Australian of the Year. Thompson has a vast amount of medical experience and has enjoyed a distinguished sports medicine career that has seen him take on high level roles at some of the world’s … Continue Reading

Kate Beerworth Prepares for ICC Women’s T20 World Cup

SMA members achieve great feats everyday in the sports medicine world. They are the team behind the team or athlete, that help them achieve the ultimate success. With that in mind we sat down with SMA member and Australian team physio Kate Beerworth ahead of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 to chat about … Continue Reading

SMA Members Honoured at Australia Day Awards

Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) would like to pay tribute to and congratulate members Peter Dornan (AM) and Craig Purdam (OAM) for their outstanding achievements in the sports medicine and exercise science field. The pair were honoured for their accomplishments on Australia Day this year at Parliament House. Their recognition is well deserved and congratulations to … Continue Reading