• Location: NTIS Darwin - 40 Abala Road, Marrara NT 0812

Concussion is a significant and complex health issue within the Australian sporting landscape at all levels of play.  It is clear that ongoing concussion research and education of all sporting stakeholders is vital for athlete and sport safety.

This educational face to face workshop is essential learning for sports medicine professionals, sports trainers, sporting officials, volunteers and parents with a particular emphasis on the community sport setting.  It aims to increase knowledge of concussion, its prevalence, signs and symptoms, recognition and management, and return to play, as well as insight into long-term impacts and recent research.

This event will take place at NTIS Darwin in a face-to-face workshop but will also be streamed at a hub destination at NTIS Alice Springs. Please see below for further details.

  • Darwin location – 40 Abala Road, Marrara NT 0812
  • Alice Springs location – NT House, 1/44 Bath Street, Alice Springs 0870

To register for the NTIS Concussion in Sport Workshop, please contact Dave Signor (Alice Springs) or Michael Watkins (Darwin) as per details below.

Dave Signor (Alice Springs)
Coach and Athlete Development Consultant
Northern Territory Institute of Sport (Alice Springs)
Ph. 0428 138 707
Email. Dave.signor@nt.gov.au

Michael Watkins (Darwin)
Senior Manager, Coach and Athlete Services
Northern Territory Institute of Sport (Darwin)
Ph. 0406 016 848
Email. Michael.watkins@nt.gov.au

 

 

 

 

Speakers

Viran is a Sports and Exercise Medicine Physician who deals in the assessment, prevention and treatment of a wide variety of musculoskeletal injuries and exercise related medical problems. He completed his specialist training through the Australasian College of Sports Physicians in 2018. Viran is originally from Darwin and spent his junior years working at Royal Darwin Hospital before moving on to Fremantle Hospital and Rockingham General Hospital where he completed a number of terms including Orthopaedic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Emergency Medicine, Pallative Care, ENT, Paediatrics and Intensive Care.

Following a broad medical background Viran settled on a career in sports medicine after seeing the positive experience a sports physician can have on an individual’s pain, functionality and overall wellbeing. Viran has been involved in a variety of team sports including as medical officer for the U17 Australian Women’s Basketball Team, Adelaide Crows Women’s AFL Team (Darwin), U20 Cronulla Sharks Rugby League team, and is currently the involved with the NT Thunder and NT ThunderW AFL Teams. He has also been match day doctor for the Subiaco Lions (WA) AFL team, Sydney FC Soccer team and covered the 6ft Track Blue Mountains Ultra-Marathon on several occasions.

To register for the NTIS Concussion in Sport Workshop, please click the register now button!

For further information please contact Dave Signor (Alice Springs) or Michael Watkins (Darwin) as per details below.

Dave Signor (Alice Springs)
Coach and Athlete Development Consultant
Northern Territory Institute of Sport (Alice Springs)
Ph. 0428 138 707
Email. Dave.signor@nt.gov.au

Michael Watkins (Darwin)
Senior Manager, Coach and Athlete Services
Northern Territory Institute of Sport (Darwin)
Ph. 0406 016 848
Email. Michael.watkins@nt.gov.au