Karen Schneider SMA Safer Sport Award – 50th NT Sports Awards

Sports Medicine Australia proudly sponsors the ‘Karen Schneider SMA Safer Sport Award’ which was created by SMA to celebrate Karen Schneider’s contribution to sports and exercise physiotherapy in the NT. The award will be presented at the Northern Territory Sports Awards to a person or persons who have contributed to creating a safer sporting environment … Continue Reading

2021/22 SMA Annual Report

Sports Medicine Australia is pleased to release our Annual Report for FY 2021/22.

Heading Guidelines: An Australian Chance for Risk Prevention in Football Players

Australia should consider issuing heading guidelines in football (soccer) to reduce the heading burden in children and adolescents and to raise awareness for the seriousness of all types of head injuries says leading European football physician, Professor Dr Tim Meyer. Professor Meyer, Editor-in-Chief of Sports Medicine Australia’s (SMA) Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport … Continue Reading

Vale Professor John Bloomfield AO

Professor John Bloomfield AO was one of the main architects and drivers of the modern Australian sport system. He was foundation professor at Australia’s first university based Department of Human Movement (UWA 1974) and President of the Australian Sports Medicine Federation, now Sports Medicine Australia (1971). He was the driving force behind the foundation of … Continue Reading

Professor Tim Meyer to headline SMA’s Football Medicine Forum

Jamie Crain, CEO of Sports Medicine Australia (SMA), is delighted to announce Professor Dr Tim Meyer, Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport (JSAMS) and Chair of both the German Football Association and UEFA’s medical committee, is headlining SMA’s Football Medicine Forum. SYDNEY | Friday 7 October – Valentine Sports Park, Glenwood The … Continue Reading

SMA Sports Trainer Membership Bundle Now Available

SMA Sports Trainer Membership is highly encouraged for all working Sports Trainers, from community level sport right through to those involved in elite level sport. A major benefit of Sports Trainer Membership is the specially tailored insurance package which has been carefully designed for working Sports Trainers and is available for accredited SMA sports trainers … Continue Reading

2022 SMA Conference – Early Bird Pricing Ends 31 July 2022

The Conference Committee would like to invite everyone to the upcoming face-to-face 2022 SMA Conference being held from November 16-19 at the RACV Royal Pines Resort Gold Coast, Queensland. Save $100 by registering before 31 July 2022! To register, CLICK HERE. This is your ticket to a program brimming with some of Australia’s and the world’s best multidisciplinary sports medicine professionals … Continue Reading

Pamela Dillon Wins Inaugural Karen Schneider Safer Sport Award

Congratulations to Pamela Dillon who was announced as the recipient of the inaugural ‘Karen Schneider SMA Safer Sport Award’ that was presented at the 2022 Northern Territory Sports Awards on 28th May, 2022! This award was created by Sports Medicine Australia to celebrate Karen Schneider’s contribution to sports and exercise physiotherapy in NT. The award … Continue Reading

Glenroy Football Netball Club – SMA/Strapit Giveaway Winner

Sports Medicine Australia is thrilled to announce the Glenroy Football Netball Club as the winner of SMA’s Club Membership Prize draw! A huge thanks to our official taping partner, Strapit, for providing the club with $2,500 worth of sports tape! Click HERE to view the official video. It is a pleasure to work with clubs … Continue Reading