Leading Sports Medicine Professionals announced for Telehealth in Sports Medicine: Beyond COVID-19 Live Panel Discussion

May 22, 2020

Sports Medicine Australia is hosting a live online panel discussion with leading sports medical professionals on Tuesday 2nd of June!

Tune in to hear leading sports medical professionals discuss their 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
  • 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 in this interactive Q&A session #SMAtelehealth

Click here to register for the FREE Telehealth in Sports Medicine: Beyond COVID-19 Live Panel Discussion!

Upon registration, a confirmation email will be sent to you inviting you to join the new and exciting  SMA Online Community!

Introducing our panelists:

Adam Castricum

Adam is passionate about sport and exercise and takes great satisfaction out of helping all members of the community across all stages of life achieve their goals in a safe, enjoyable and healthy fashion whether they are elite athletes or simply inactive patients wishing to get active and lead a healthier, more rewarding life.




Ebonie Rio

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.




Patrick Weinrauch

Patrick is an Orthopaedic Surgeon who exclusively manages hip joint disorders in adults. Patrick obtained his medical degree from the University of Queensland in 1997 and is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and a Fellow of the Australian Orthopaedic Association.





Carolyn Broderick

Carolyn 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.




Matthew Ternes

Matthew is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist with a strong belief that exercise is the best medicine for preventing and treating chronic disease and musculoskeletal conditions. Matthew has had experience and successes working with multiple musculoskeletal conditions, most popular; back, hip and knee pain.




Viran De Silva

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.