JSAMS Plus – Expressions of Interest for the role of Editor-in-Chief

The Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport (JSAMS) is an international refereed research publication covering all aspects of sport science and medicine. It is owned by Sports Medicine Australia (SMA), and published by Elsevier. In 2022, SMA launched JSAMS Plus, the sister journal to JSAMS. It is an online-only, open access journal that is a companion … Continue Reading

2022 SMA Conference – Award Winners

Congratulations to all our Award winners at the 2022 SMA Conference, which was held from 16-19 November at the RACV Royal Pines Resort in Gold Coast. Chair’s Award: Associate Professor Bruce Mitchell ASICS Medal for Best Paper Overall: Dr Reidar Lystad Wendy Ey Award for Best Paper – Women in Sport: Dr Caroline Bolling Early … Continue Reading

Karen Schneider SMA Safer Sport Award – 50th NT Sports Awards

Sports Medicine Australia proudly sponsors the ‘Karen Schneider SMA Safer Sport Award’ which was created by SMA to celebrate Karen Schneider’s contribution to sports and exercise physiotherapy in the NT. The award will be presented at the Northern Territory Sports Awards to a person or persons who have contributed to creating a safer sporting environment … Continue Reading

2021/22 SMA Annual Report

Sports Medicine Australia is pleased to release our Annual Report for FY 2021/22.

Heading Guidelines: An Australian Chance for Risk Prevention in Football Players

Australia should consider issuing heading guidelines in football (soccer) to reduce the heading burden in children and adolescents and to raise awareness for the seriousness of all types of head injuries says leading European football physician, Professor Dr Tim Meyer. Professor Meyer, Editor-in-Chief of Sports Medicine Australia’s (SMA) Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport … Continue Reading

Vale Professor John Bloomfield AO

Professor John Bloomfield AO was one of the main architects and drivers of the modern Australian sport system. He was foundation professor at Australia’s first university based Department of Human Movement (UWA 1974) and President of the Australian Sports Medicine Federation, now Sports Medicine Australia (1971). He was the driving force behind the foundation of … Continue Reading

Professor Tim Meyer to headline SMA’s Football Medicine Forum

Jamie Crain, CEO of Sports Medicine Australia (SMA), is delighted to announce Professor Dr Tim Meyer, Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport (JSAMS) and Chair of both the German Football Association and UEFA’s medical committee, is headlining SMA’s Football Medicine Forum. SYDNEY | Friday 7 October – Valentine Sports Park, Glenwood The … Continue Reading

Publishing in JSAMS | Meet the Editor – Latin America & Caribbean Event

Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport (JSAMS), Professor Dr (med) Tim Meyer recently hosted a publication workshop for Latin American and Caribbean academics. Joining Professor Meyer as hosts were: Professor Isabel Sacco – Editorial Board Member, Professor Claudio Gil de Araujo – Editorial Board Member, and Dr Danilo De Oliveira Silva … Continue Reading

2022 SMA Conference – Program Available

Sports Medicine Australia is thrilled to bring you the program for the 2022 SMA Conference taking place at the RACV Royal Pines Resort, Gold Coast from 16-19 November. As one of the largest sports medicine events in the Southern Hemisphere, this Conference Program includes an impressive line-up of expert speakers across all sports medicine disciplines. … Continue Reading

2022 SMA Conference Keynote Speaker – Dr Esther van Sluijs

Sports Medicine Australia is delighted to announce that Dr Esther van Sluijs is joining us at the 2022 SMA Conference as a Keynote Speaker. Dr van Sluijs leads a program on Behavioural Epidemiology and Interventions in Young People at the MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge. Her research uses observational evidence to further enhance the … Continue Reading