Upcoming
Events

Our professional development event program has been developed specifically for the multidisciplinary needs of the sports medicine and sports science community. SMA Members receive discounted or complimentary registration.

These events are designed to support and extend ongoing professional knowledge and skills development, and certificates are sent to attendees to claim CPD hours where relevant.

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In-person event

Online event

Hybrid event

July 2024

Point-of-care ultrasound: A sixth sense in sports medicine

Dates: 17 July
Time:
7:00pm – 8:00pm AEST
Location:
Online

Explore the fundamentals of point-of-care ultrasound, clinical applications and optimising resources, plus case studies in diagnosing and treating foot and ankle conditions. Learn more

Risk management for Sports Trainers

Dates: 24 July
Time:
7:00pm – 8:00pm AEST
Location:
Online

Gain practical knowledge and resources that will enhance your safety and the safety of others in your sports training work. Learn more

August 2024

Careers in sports medicine and sports science

Dates: 14 August
Time:
7:30pm – 9:00pm AEST
Location:
Online

Learn what you need to do, and the pathways you can take, to pursue a successful career in medicine and allied health disciplines with a sports medicine focus. Learn more

The science of sport footwear

Dates: 22 August
Time:
7:00pm – 9:00pm
Location:
Bared Footwear, 36 Manchester Ln, Melbourne VIC

An evening in Melbourne discussing footwear considerations for netball and basketball, followed by a healthy debate on ‘Can you just wear your runners for sport?’. Learn more

Tips for an impressive presentation

Dates: 28 August
Time:
7:00pm – 8:00pm AEST
Location:
Online

An informative session led by 2024 SMA & ACSEP Conference Co-Chairs and Judging Chair on how to deliver an impactful academic presentation. Learn more

September 2024

Mastering breath for peak performance: Techniques and exercises to enhance athletic success

Dates: 11 September
Time:
6:00pm – 7:30pm
Location:
NT Rugby Union Office, 71 Abala Rd, Marrara NT

Learn about the importance of breathing for athletic performance, and undertake practical breathing exercises that you can integrate into your training program and competitions. Learn more

Sudden cardiac events in sport: Athlete’s heart, sex differences and prevention of sudden death

Dates: 18 September
Time:
7:00pm – 8:00pm AEST
Location:
Online

Explore the concept of electrical, structural and functional cardiac changes associated with intense exercise, and sex differences in sports cardiology. Learn more

Keep your eyes on this page for more events as they’re confirmed.