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Sports Medicine Australia is hosting a live online panel discussion with leading sports medical professionals to discuss experiences, best practice and opportunities for the use of Telehealth across sporting domains.

Panelists will share their views on how they have been using telehealth with athletes and clients during isolation, how they have adapted and overcome common challenges and how they see telehealth being integrated into sports medical practice as we face the ongoing uncertainty of life and sport in this pandemic recovery phase.

Join the conversation and ask your questions during this live and interactive Q&A #SMATelehealth



Dr Adam Castricum has been a Fellow of the Australasian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians (ACSEP) since 2008 and works clinically, heading up the Medical Department at Olympic Park Sports Medicine Centre, Melbourne.

He completed his Research Masters at Melbourne University in 2008 on exercise induced asthma in elite swimmers. Adam was President of ACSEP from early 2016 to early 2019 and during this time sat on the Council of Presidents of Medical Colleges (CPMC) where he strongly advocated for equality and diversity in medicine. Adam is an official mentor to indigenous doctors and actively involved in teaching ACSEP Registrars. Adam is a member of the Male Champions of Change Health advocating for gender equality in the medical specialities and in health leadership positions. From 2008-2016, Adam was the Chief Medical Officer for Athletics Australia including the 2012 London and 2016 Rio Olympic Games, and also worked with the Hawthorn Football Club from 2014-2017.

Adam is passionate about improving indigenous, regional, and remote health outcomes, doctors’ mental health, and ensuring that specialist Sport and Exercise Medical care is accessible to all members of the community.

Carolyn Broderick is an Associate Professor in The School of Medical Sciences and a Staff Specialist in Sport and Exercise Medicine at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead. Her research expertise is in the area of exercise prescription and assessment of physical activity in paediatric populations. This has included increasing the physical activity and quality of life for children with a diverse range of serious diseases including haemophilia, cancer, diabetes, juvenile idiopathic arthritis and metabolic myopathies. Her other key research focus is in the area of musculoskeletal disease in children and adolescents.

Carolyn is currently the Chief Medical Officer with Tennis Australia, a member of the National Rugby League Medical Advisory Panel and previously worked as the Deputy Medical Director for the Australian Olympic Team for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.



Ebonie is a post doc researcher at La Trobe University and has completed her Phd in tendon pain, Masters Sports Phys, Ba. Phys (hons) and Ba. App Sci. She is a titled Sports Physiotherapist and consults privately as well as at The Victorian Institute of Sport. Her research has been awarded Victorian Fresh Scientist of the year 2015, ASICS SMA Best New Investigator 2004, 2013 & 2014 in Clinical Sports Medicine, best clinical science Pain Adelaide 2013, BJSM young investigator Best Clinical Paper 2014 and the Professor Mollie Holman medal for the best thesis of the faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences Monash University 2015 and the ECR best paper 2015.

Her clinical career has included Australian Institute of Sport, Australian Ballet Company, Australian Ballet School, Melbourne Heart football club, Alphington Sports Medicine.

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.

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Matt is the General Manager for Atkins Health, a team of Allied Health professionals based on the Gold Coast, Queensland. Specialising in Exercise Physiology, the Atkins Health squad treat a range of conditions ranging from Parkinson’s Disease (PD), Multiple Sclerosis, Mental Health, Pre and Post Natal through to Diabetes and Obesity using the medicine of exercise.

Matt actively see’s clients as well as leading the squad at Atkins Health and spreading knowledge on exercise and specific conditions through presentations, including but not limited to school groups, Community Awareness sessions and programming for International Sporting Teams.

With a goal of helping as many people as possible to improve their health, Matt pioneered exercise for PD sufferers on the Gold Coast as well as group exercise with the launch of PD Revolution, a group which as since competed in the last 3 Gold Coast Marathons.

He finds the greatest job satisfaction in making a meaningful difference to his clients’ everyday lives in regaining function and movement, including successfully helping wheelchair bound patients to regain their walking ability through persistence and time.

As someone who practices an active lifestyle, Matt enjoys tennis, mountain bike riding and running, having completed 3 full marathons on the Gold Coast.

Matt is a PD Warrior licenced instructor and has completed extensive specialist training in:
– Diabetes
– Weight Management
– Gait Analysis
– Olympic Weight-Lifting
– Strength and Conditioning with Bob Katano
– Neurological Rehabilitation
– Chronic Pain
– Leadership and Mentoring

Associate Professor Patrick Weinrauch is an Orthopaedic Surgeon who exclusively manages hip joint disorders in adults. His practice offers a complete spectrum of management alternatives for patients suffering from hip joint conditions, including hip joint arthroscopy, hip joint preservation surgery, hip resurfacing and hip replacement procedures (both primary and revision). A significant proportion of Dr Weinrauch’s private practice is dedicated to the management of active people with hip disorders who wish to maintain high activity levels and function in both sporting and lifestyle recreational pursuits.

A/Prof Weinrauch is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and a Fellow of the Australian Orthopaedic Association. He is a member of the Australian Arthroplasty Society, Australian Medical Association and the Australian Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons. A/Prof Weinrauch is a member of the International Society for Hip Arthroscopy and a foundation member of the Australian Hip Arthroscopy Society. In 2010 A/Prof Weinrauch was selected as the Australian Orthopaedic Association’s representative for the ABC Traveling Fellowship. He is currently appointed as Deputy Editor for the International Journal of Advanced Joint Reconstruction.

A/Prof Weinrauch is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and a Fellow of the Australian Orthopaedic Association.

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