SMA extends partnership with Gallagher

Sports Medicine Australia is pleased to announce an extension to our partnership with Gallagher, our exclusive insurance partner. The 2-year agreement will see Gallagher continue to work with SMA to provide insurance protection designed specifically for our members, across Australia. This is essential for our highly valued, industry-leading Level 1 and 2 accredited Sports Trainers, who provide crucial … Continue Reading

Karen Schneider SMA Safer Sport Award

Sports Medicine Australia is thrilled to announce the ‘Karen Schneider SMA Safer Sport Award’ that will be presented for the first time at the 2022 Northern Territory Sports Awards! This award was created by Sports Medicine Australia to celebrate Karen Schneider’s contribution to sports and exercise physiotherapy in the NT. The award will be presented at … Continue Reading

2021 SMA ACT Research Awards

On Friday December 10, the annual SMA ACT Research Awards were hosted online and featured the latest research out of the ACT. As in previous years, there was an extremely competitive round of applications for the three awards, and after extensive discussion amongst the Scientific Committee, the awards went to the following. Open Award Winner: … Continue Reading

SMA Teams up with Strapit

Sports Medicine Australia is pleased to announce a new partnership with Strapit, who now become the exclusive tape partner of SMA. The new 3-year agreement will see Strapit high quality products used at all Safer Sport Courses including the industry-leading Level 1 and 2 Sports Trainer Courses across Australia. In addition to being 100% Australian … 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

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