2022 SMA Conference Committee – Expressions of Interest

Sports Medicine Australia is calling for Expressions of Interest from Members who would like to join the SMA Conference Committee. The roles and responsibilities of the 2022 SMA Conference Committee shall include: Selection of keynote and invited speakers for the Conference and approval of their presentations/involvement Review and select abstracts for inclusion – podium or … Continue Reading

Vaccine Position Statement – Sports Medicine Australia

Sports Medicine Australia wholeheartedly supports the combined initiatives undertaken by the Commonwealth Government and Australian National Cabinet to vaccinate Australians in the fight against COVID-19. It is critical that we strive for the highest possible rates of vaccination across the community to facilitate moving to a new COVID-normal state of life, which includes the resumption of … Continue Reading

SMA Members help take Belgium to gold

Long time SMA Members Biochemist Simon Bartold and Podiatrist Paul Griffin developed a shoe specifically for the Belgian Red Devils hockey team competing in the Tokyo Olympics. Combing their 27 years of experience, this duo worked ambitiously on a tight 12-month time frame to develop the best performance based and technical field hockey shoe on … Continue Reading

2021 SMA e-Conference Registration Reopens + Program Now Available

Sports Medicine Australia is excited to announce that registration for the 2021 SMA e-Conference has reopened. In a first for SMA, the e-Conference will be delivered in a new and innovative way online, boasting a jam-packed program that sees the conference feature two elements: Summit (8-9 October) and Showcase (23 October). The new look e-Conference … Continue Reading

SMA Chair Professor Gregory Kolt launches new SMA Strategic Plan

On behalf of the Board of Sports Medicine Australia, I am delighted to announce the launch of a new Strategic Plan that will guide the direction of the organisation through to the end of the 2024 financial year. The new, three-year Strategic Plan, sponsored by the Board and driven forward by our new CEO Jamie … Continue Reading

2021 SMA Conference moves online

Sports Medicine Australia has today announced that due to the ongoing travel restrictions and health concerns surrounding COVID-19, SMA will be reformatting the 2021 SMA Conference to be delivered online. SMA and the Conference Committee have been working hard towards delivering the 2021 conference face to face at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. However, due to … Continue Reading

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