Eminent Speaker Series Part One: Dr Peter Brukner – We are getting fatter and sicker. What are we going to do about it? – Review

On Wednesday 24 February at 6:30pm Sports Medicine Australia held it’s first hybrid face to face and online professional development event with MC Michelle Bergeron and the world-renowned Dr Peter Brukner. SMA launched part one of the 2021 Eminent Speaker Series – We are getting fatter and sicker. What are we going to do about … Continue Reading

SMA unveils new Extreme Heat Policy

The new Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) Extreme Heat Policy developed by Professor Ollie Jay (University of Sydney), Associate Professor Carolyn Broderick (University of NSW and Chief Medical Officer of Tennis Australia) and Dr James Smallcombe (Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Sydney) is now available. As the impact of climate change is seen globally, extreme heat is … Continue Reading

ACT Workshop – Concussion in Community Sport – Review

On Saturday 20 February 2021 Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) held a live face to face workshop, Concussion in Community Sport with world renowned concussion expert Associate Professor Andrew Gardner and experienced Sport and Exercise Physician Dr Robert Reid. The workshop with the assistance of the ACT Government and the NSW Office of Sport provided 40 … Continue Reading

SMA 2021 Conference – Calls for Abstracts and Symposia/Workshop Now Open

Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) is thrilled to confirm that one of Melbourne’s best hotels, The Pullman Melbourne Albert Park Hotel overlooking the picturesque Albert Park Lake will host the 2021 SMA Conference from October 7-9. With the venue in place, SMA is now accepting calls for Abstracts and Symposia/Workshop submission through the new 2021 SMA … Continue Reading

Dr Ken Fitch awarded Officer of the Order of Australia

Sports Medicine Australia would like to congratulate SMA Life Member Dr Ken Fitch on being awarded an Officer of the Order of Australia (OA) on January 25, 2021 “For distinguished service to sports medicine at the national and international level through a range of roles, and to medical education”. Dr Ken Fitch has dedicated his … Continue Reading

SMA Connect – The new home for your SMA Membership benefits

SMA Connect is here and all your favourite SMA Membership benefits have a new and exciting home, moving away from the members portal. SMA Connect brings brand new features, allowing you to interact and network like never before with your fellow SMA members through the members directory and private and secure discussion forum. You’ll also be … Continue Reading

SMA Connect is Live!

Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) is excited to officially launch – SMA Connect, SMA’s brand-new Online Member Community. SMA’s mission is to increase healthy participation and performance in sport and physical activity for all by providing leading sports medicine information, expertise and educations and by enhancing the capacity, connection and profile of our multidisciplinary member network. SMA … Continue Reading

Save the Date: 2021 SMA Conference

The SMA Conference is back like you’ve never seen it before in 2021. Save the Date – October 7,8 & 9 2021. Keep your eyes peeled across SMA’s website and social media channels for further announcements regarding the 2021 SMA Conference.

Introducing: SMA Connect – Coming soon in early 2021

Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) is thrilled to announce the upcoming launch of a brand-new Online Member Community – SMA Connect – in early 2021. In a first for SMA, members will have the ability to connect with Australia’s largest multi-disciplinary sports medicine network through a private and secure members discussion forum, member directory and all-new … Continue Reading

Infection Control in Community Sport – Workshop Review

It has been a year like no other in 2020 and with everything that has occurred, it has highlighted the importance of infection control in community sport settings, calling for adaptations to best practice and adjusting to the ‘new normal’. On Tuesday December 8, Sports Medicine Australia held its first interactive face to face workshop … Continue Reading