The Pain of Sport and Exercise: Management of Acute and Chronic Pain in Sport

Location: Genea Netball Centre - 2 Olympic Boulevard, Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127

Clinicians from all disciplines are exposed to athletes with pain (elite, non-elite or those who have retired from sport due to their pain). This includes acute pain on the sporting field or from an acute injury and chronic pain that athletes continue to exercise with or that limits them from participating in their sport. How … Continue Reading

Food for Thought: Nutrition Mythbusters

Location: Melbourne, VIC

Will low-carb high-fat enhance my performance? How much should I be drinking to stay hydrated during sport? Do I need to be taking probiotics? If the world of nutrition has your head spinning, join our panel of sports nutrition experts for an evening of myth-busting. At this seminar you will learn: Current scientific understanding of … Continue Reading

PD Series: Childhood and Adolescent Injuries

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

Physiotherapist Jess Menzies will join us for SMA NT’s June Professional Development Series to discuss common sporting injuries in children and adolescents. Some of the topics covered in this two-hour seminar will include: What is adolescence? How active are our kids? Common injuries in these life stages Injury prevention Participants will also have the opportunity … Continue Reading

Orthopaedic Research Institute: Shoulder Conference

Location: Research and Education Centre, Auditorium Ground Floor, 4-10 South Street, Kogarah NSW

The Orthopaedic Research Institute’s Shoulder Conference will be held on the 25th May 2019 from 9am-3.30pm. Workshops on the day will include: Examining the shoulder Tendinopathy rehab Post-op rehab for frozen shoulder Shoulder arthroplasty rehab Rotator cuff repair rehab Ultrasound You will also hear from Professor Richard Page, an orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in shoulder, … Continue Reading

Play Like a Girl: Keeping Female Athletes Fit to Play and Ready for the Podium

Location: University of Canberra Public Hospital, Group Room 1 and 2, 20 Guraguma Street, Bruce ACT 2617

The aim of this symposium is to improve practice across sports medicine and sport science in the prevention, diagnosis and management of elite athletes. As girls and young women become more empowered through sports, it is important to advance research on how sex differences affect their performance and overall sports experience. Most of our present … 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

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

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