Safer Sport Program: COVID-19 Safety Measures

As an organisation we are extremely aware of the significant role we have to play in the return to sport at all levels, and as such we are taking all necessary precautions to ensure that the recommencement of training is carried out in a safe and socially responsible manner. To prepare for course recommencement SMA … Continue Reading

New COVIDSAFE guidelines for Sports Trainers

A new resource for Sports Trainers: Sports Trainer Practices in a COVIDSAFE Australia has been developed in collaboration by Sports Medicine Australia, the AIS and Sport Australia. Sports Trainers play a pivotal role in the health, wellbeing and safety of participants at all levels of sport.  In community sport settings, an Accredited Sports Trainer may … Continue Reading

Telehealth in Sports Medicine: Beyond COVID19 Panel Discussion

Did you miss the Telehealth in Sports Medicine – Beyond COVID19 live panel discussion? Well don’t stress, catch the recording here as our panel discusses everything telehealth. The panel fielded over 50 questions from the audience and a staggering 30 countries tuned in from all around the world to watch the discussion. Have you got … Continue Reading

Sports Medicine Australia launches SMA Podcast

Sports Medicine Australia is excited to launching its new podcast. The first episode sees Manly Sea Eagles National Rugby League High Performance Manager Don Singe as the special guest. Don takes us through life in lockdown for a professional sporting club and the lengths him and his team have had to go to keep the … Continue Reading

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

#HealthyAtHome

Ready to Run with Luke Nelson Sports Chiropractor and SMA Council Member Dr Luke Nelson presents Ready to Run, the latest installment of SMA’s #HealhthyAtHome series. With life changing for everyone during COVID-19, Luke takes you through the some important steps to establish a good running program, including the warm up, the plan, technique, gadgets … Continue Reading

Telehealth in Sports Medicine: Beyond COVID19

Sports Medicine Australia is hosting a live online panel discussion with leading sports medical professionals on Tuesday 2nd of June Telehealth in Sports Medicine: Beyond COVID19 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: … 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