Save the Date – 2021 SMA Conference

Location: TBC

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.

Save the Date – Prof. Wendy Brown – New global guidelines on Physical Activity and Health – what has changed and why?

Location: TBC

Wendy Brown is a Professor of Physical Activity and Health, internationally renowned for her research in behavioural epidemiology of physical activity, sitting time, and weight gain across the adult life span.    Wendy will provide sports medicine clinicians and researchers with an overview of the new 2020 global guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behaviour.  … Continue Reading

We are getting fatter and sicker. What are we going to do about it? Dr Peter Brukner

Location: Lakeside Stadium, 33 Aughtie Drive, Albert Park VIC 3206

Peter Brukner OAM is a world-renowned sports medicine clinician and researcher dedicated to educating sports medicine practitioners about the chronic health risks and solutions to overweight and obesity in modern society. Peter’s research and clinical focus is driven by the overwhelming and persistent increases in health and financial costs over recent decades, caused by contemporary … Continue Reading

Infection Control in Community Sport – Workshop

Location: University of Canberra - Building 11 (Level B, Room 50 - 11B50)

This year has highlighted the importance of infection control in community sport settings. In July 2020, SMA collaborated with the AIS and Sport Australia to produce the guidelines Sports Trainer Practices in a COVIDSAFE Australia as part of the return to sport toolkit. Join Sports Medicine Australia for an educational and interactive 90 minute workshop … Continue Reading

Concussion In Sport – Live online webinar

Location: Online Tags: Video library

Sports Medicine Australia is proud to bring you a live online Concussion in Sport webinar presented by highly respected researcher from the University of Newcastle, Associate Professor Andrew Gardner. This national event follows from the NSW workshop series developed with support from the NSW Office of Sport and is possible with additional valued support from a number of … Continue Reading

Sports Trainer Practices in a COVID-19 Environment Recording

Tags: Webinars

Sports Medicine Australia held a live online panel discussion on Tuesday July 28 to discuss the theoretical and practical elements of Sports Medicine Australia, the AIS and Sport Australia new resource for Sports Trainers called Sports Trainer Practices in a COVIDSAFE Australia.  The expert panel included Sport & Exercise Physician Dr Andrew Jowett and Illawara … Continue Reading

Athlete’s Perspective – Return to Sport: Lessons Learned

Tags: Video library

Sports Medicine Australia were privileged to have Kate Moloney (Melbourne Vixens Netballer), Jess Gallagher (Paralympian) and Rowie Webster (Olympian and Australian Waterpolo Captain) join the Return to Sport: Lessons Learned Webinar on July 14. The trio all coming from different sports, shared their insights into returning to training, their emotions, new protocols and provided advice … Continue Reading

Return to Sport: Lessons Learned Recording

Tags: Webinars

Sports Medicine Australia held a live online panel discussion on Tuesday July 14 about the resumption of sport and the lessons learned during COVID19. The expert panel included Australian Institute of Sport Chief Medical Officer Dr David Hughes, Australian Netball Team’s Head Physiotherapist Alanna Antcliff, Sport & Exercise Psychologist Shayne Hanks and Radford College’s Head … Continue Reading

Return to Sport: Lessons Learned

Location: Online

The shutdown of sport in response to COVID19 was sudden and swift. National and international guidelines have been being released week by week, and at the same time sport is beginning to return. Sporting clubs, professionals, personnel and athletes at all levels have been impacted profoundly and need to adapt quickly. What have we learned? … Continue Reading

Sports Medicine Australia launches SMA Podcast

Tags: Podcasts

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