Injury to Performance: Strength and Conditioning for the Injured Athlete

Location: Melbourne, VIC

In this evening event, three of the best strength and conditioning coaches are going to help you navigate the often tricky network from injury back to the sporting field. The evening will start with an introduction to periodisation for rehabilitation, helping set the framework for the two later sections of the night: early S+C principles … Continue Reading

ACT PD: Concussion In Sport

Location: National Hockey Centre, Lyneham, ACT

Concussion is a significant and complex health issue within the Australian sporting landscape, affecting all levels of play. Sports Medicine Australia are proud to deliver a concussion workshop at the National Hockey Centre, Lyneham (ACT). Presented by Dr. Warren McDonald MBBS, FACSP (Sport and Exercise Physician), this workshop is aimed at increasing knowledge and awareness … Continue Reading

2019 ASICS SMA Conference

Location: Novotel Twin Waters, Sunshine Coast QLD

The 2019 ASICS SMA Conference is the leading multi-disciplinary conference in Australasia. Year-on-year, the SMA Conference is a platform for the world’s most celebrated researchers and practitioners to network and exchange ideas. The multi-disciplinary nature of the conference is a real highlight with representation from a range of disciplines: from sports and exercise physicians, doctors … Continue Reading

Paediatric Athletes: Illness, Injury and Training Loads

Location: QUT - Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation (IHBI), Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, QLD 4059

It’s our pleasure to announce our 2019 Queensland State Symposium will be focused entirely on paediatric athletes. Orthopaedic surgeon, Dr Ivan Astori will lead the symposium with a presentation on paediatric knee injuries sustained in sport. This presentation will be focused on the increasing incidence and severity of these injuries, as well as prevention of … Continue Reading

Managing Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome Commonly Known as ‘Shin Splints’

Location: Sydney West Sports Medicine Centre - 12N Parade, Rooty Hill, NSW 2766

Shin splints are a common cause of complaint for many athletes, especially those who play sports that involve a lot of running. Podiatrist, Matthew Roumanus joins SMA and Sydney West Sports Medicine (SWSM) for this evening seminar to discuss: Differential diagnoses Causes (outlining different forces acting on the area i.e. ground reaction, compressive and tensile … Continue Reading

Hydration Monitoring and Advice

Location: Sydney West Sports Medicine Centre - 12N Parade, Rooty Hill, NSW 2766

Dietitian Stephanie Hage joins SMA and Sydney West Sports Medicine (SWSM) for an evening focused on the importance of hydration during exercise as well and the impact it has on athlete performance. Stephanie will discuss: Effects of dehydration and impact on performance Effects of over-hydration Methods for testing hydration status (including urine specific gravity and … Continue Reading

PD Series – Asthma and Anaphylaxis

Location: SMA NT Office - Level 1, 71 Abala Road, Marrara 0812

Leanne Elliott-Holmes from the Asthma Foundation, will deliver training on the management of asthma and anaphylaxis in sport. Asthma Australia has been the leader in asthma healthcare education, research and support for over 50 years. They deliver evidence-based preventative health strategies to over 200,000 people every year and provide training, support and resources to the … Continue Reading

Long Term Athlete Development

Location: Sydney West Sports Medicine Centre - 12N Parade, Rooty Hill, NSW 2766

SMA is pleased to partner with Sydney West Sports Medicine (SWSM) for this event on Long Term Athlete Development. Accredited Exercise Physiologist and Exercise Scientist Erin Keating will be joining us to discuss the growing research of young athletes in sport and how to support their developmental pathway from training to competition through adolescence to adulthood. … Continue Reading

Run Like You Stole It – The Secrets to Injury Proofing Runners

Location: Pullman Melbourne Albert Park, 65 Queens Road, VIC 3004

If you see runners in your clinic, or if you are a runner yourself, this event is a MUST attend. At this symposium you will learn: Some of the current hot topics in running including the use of wearable tech, alter G, running gait retraining and all the latest in shoes Strength and conditioning of … Continue Reading