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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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