2021 SMA Conference Invited Speakers

Sports Medicine Australia is thrilled to introduce Dr Natalie Collins, Dr Rachel Harris, Dr Matt Whalan and Associate Professor Adam Bryant as our invited speakers for the upcoming 2021 SMA Conference in Melbourne on October 6-9 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. This group of well respected researchers are the ideal complement to our already incredible … Continue Reading

2021 SMA Conference Keynote Speaker – Professor Anna Timperio

Sports Medicine Australia is thrilled to announce Professor Anna Timperio as one of our Keynote Speakers for the 2021 SMA Conference. Professor Timperio is Deputy Director of the Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN), and Deputy Head of the School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University. Her research focuses on understanding the range of influences … Continue Reading

Design the 2021 ASICS Medal

For the first time in the history of the iconic ASICS Medal, Sports Medicine Australia and ASICS Australia are giving one lucky SMA Member the chance to design a special edition ASICS medal to celebrate the 25-year partnership. The winning design will have their medal presented at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground during the Gala Dinner at … Continue Reading

2021 SMA Conference Keynote Speaker – Jean-Francois Esculier

Sports Medicine Australia is thrilled to announce Jean-Francois Esculier as a Keynote Speaker presented by Sports Exercise Podiatry Australia (SEPA) for this year’s 2021 Conference. Jean-Francois (JF) Esculier is a Canadian physiotherapist who embraces the roles of clinician, researcher and educator. He completed a Masters and PhD on patellofemoral pain in runners, as well as … Continue Reading

2021 SMA Conference Keynote Speaker – Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis

Sports Medicine Australia is thrilled to announced Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis as one of our Keynote Speakers for this year’s 2021 Conference. Professor Stamatakis is a Professor of Physical Activity and Population Health at Charles Perkins Centre and the Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Sydney. He is currently a NHMRC Leadership Level 2 Fellow … Continue Reading

2021 SMA Conference Keynote Speaker – Professor Shona Halson

Sports Medicine Australia is thrilled to announced Professor Shona Halson as one of our Keynote Speakers for this year’s 2021 Conference. Professor Shona Halson is from ACU’s School of Behavioural and Health Sciences and prior to this was the Head Recovery Physiologist at the Australian Institute of Sport for over 15 years and has been … Continue Reading

2021 SMA Conference Keynote Speaker – Dr David Martin

Chief Scientist, Director of Performance; APEIRON Life Honorary Professor of Australian Catholic University Former Director of Performance Research & Development (2015-2019) – Philadelphia 76ers Dr. David T. Martin has accumulated 35 years of experience working with Olympic and Professional Athletes and is widely recognized as an innovator in high performance sport. Dr. Martin is also … Continue Reading

2021 SMA Conference Keynote Speaker – Professor Carolyn Emery

Carolyn Emery PT PhD completed her PhD in Epidemiology (UAlberta 2004), MSc in Epidemiology (UCalgary 1998) and BSc in Physiotherapy (Queen’s U 1988). She is a Professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Cumming School of Medicine at UCalgary. Carolyn is the Chair of the Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre at UCalgary. Carolyn is a … Continue Reading

2021 SMA Conference Keynote Speaker – Professor Kristian Thorborg

Sports Medicine Australia is thrilled to introduce Professor Kristian Thorborg as one of our keynote speakers at the 2021 SMA Conference. Kristian Thorborg is Professor at Copenhagen University in Orthopedic Surgery – with a special focus on Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy. Kristian is also currently Professor at Lund University in Sweden. He is currently … Continue Reading