Managing RED-S

Location: IKON Park, 400 Royal Parade, Princes Hill VIC 3054

RED-S (Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport) can be prevalent among female athletes in sport. Caused by low energy availability, athletes may experience reduced performance, coordination, concentration and increased injury risk. This event will be presented by a sports physician, psychologist and dietitian to provide a comprehensive overview of the nature, risk factors, presentation and multidisciplinary … Continue Reading

Resistance Training and Female Urinary Incontinence: The Latest Research

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

Charles Darwin University Researcher and Nurse, Lolita Wikander, will share the latest research relating to physical activity, specifically resistance training, and female urinary incontinence as well as the implications for working with female athletes.  

Athletes and Lower Back Pain

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

Territory Sports Medicine Physiotherapist Lauren Peterson joins us to discuss common mechanisms of action underlying lower back pain in athletes including core weakness and muscle instability, as well as discuss different approaches to treatment.

Dental Injuries in Sport

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

For this event, we are joined by dentist, Dr Stephanie Shields from Smith Street Dental. Stephanie will discuss: Common dental injuries that occur across different sports Long-term impacts of dental injuries Injury prevention and the role of mouthguards Specialty made mouthguards vs ‘boil and bite’ mouthguards Emergency dental care options This event will be followed … Continue Reading

Put Your Back Into It: The Sporting Spine

Location: The University of Melbourne - Glyn David Building (Building 133), Masson Road

Lower back pain is a common cause of lost playing time in athletes. This action packed SMA event will give attendees an understanding of managing the athlete with lower back pain, with topics including: Psychosocial considerations in the athlete Managing lumbar spine stress injuries Objective assessment of spinal function Rehabilitation and how to modify exercises … Continue Reading

Concussion in Sport – Free Workshops in NSW

Location: Various locations across NSW

Concussion is a significant and complex health issue within the Australian sporting landscape at all levels of play. Following on from a successful 2018 roadshow, Sports Medicine Australia and the NSW Office of Sport will again partner to deliver a series of education workshops across NSW in 2020. These programs will provide those in attendance … Continue Reading

IOC World Conference Prevention of Injury and Illness in Sport

Location: Grimaldi Forum, Monaco

The IOC World Conference on Prevention of Injury & Illness in sport will be the premier international conference for those interested in clinical aspects of sports and exercise medicine. The diverse faculty represent the pre-eminent international authorities in injury and illness prevention. This triennial conference is a unique opportunity for the global sport and exercise medicine community to meet face to face in the ideal environment that … Continue Reading