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

Managing the Mind – Mental Health in Sport

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

Athletes are vulnerable to developing mental health issues for a number of reasons. This symposium will focus on the assessments and structures that can be used to identify mental health issues, the interventions that can be provided to help athletes, and the links these have to performance. Key topics will include: Athlete mental health – … Continue Reading

Concussion In Sport

Location: National Hockey Centre (Strikers Room)- 196 Mouat Street Lyneham ACT

Concussion remains a significant and complex health issue within the Australian sporting landscape, affecting all levels of play. Dr. Warren McDonald MBBS, FACSP (Sport and Exercise Physician) joins us for a second time for this half day Concussion In Sport seminar, which aims to increase knowledge and awareness of concussion, whilst exploring return to play … 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

PD Series: Sports Medicine Across the Professions

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

Join us for the last PD Series for the year! This evening event will provide an opportunity for all those involved in the sports medicine provision to come together and network with others in the profession. Light refreshments will be provided. Registration is essential SMA Member – FREE Non-Member – $20

PD Series: Safe TALK (Suicide Prevention)

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

This three-hour workshop will focus on suicide awareness and prevention. The workshop will provide you with practical advice on recognizing and engaging with people who may be considering suicide, not only within the sporting area, but in the greater community. Safe TALK is an international protocol which is simple to follow and removes some of … Continue Reading

Running Rehabilitation

Location: Allcare Physiotherapy - 68 Sandy Bay Road, Sandy Bay TAS 7005

This two-day course will be run by Dr Christian Barton and aims to provide you with the skills and knowledge to diagnose and manage injured runners. The course explores lower limb biomechanics, provides an overview of how biomechanics can link to injury, and how to identify and address them through running retraining and exercise in … 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 for those who play sports that involve a lot of running. Join us at Sydney West Sports Medicine (SWSM) for this evening seminar as we discuss: Differential diagnoses Causes (outlining different forces acting on the area i.e. ground reaction, compressive and tensile forces) … Continue Reading