2021 SMA Conference Update: Revised Submission Rules and Deadlines

Sports Medicine Australia, on behalf of the 2021 SMA Conference Committee would like to announce a change to the 2021 Abstract Submission Rules and announce an extension to submission deadlines, in light of the unique circumstances created by COVID-19. SMA is committed to providing researchers with the opportunity to present their research in a face-to-face … Continue Reading

Share your voice – Sports Medicine Australia Member Survey 2021

Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) is excited to be issuing a member survey to all current SMA Members to obtain feedback on SMA’s membership services. This survey is designed for members to share their thoughts about the services and benefits SMA currently offers, the services and benefits you utilise the most or would like to see … Continue Reading

Eminent Speaker Series Part Two – Professor Wendy Brown: New Global Guidelines on Physical Activity and Health – What has changed and why? – Review

On Tuesday 23 March 2021 at 6:30pm (AEST) Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) held its second installment of the 2021 Eminent Speaker Series. A hybrid face to face and online professional development event with MC Anita Green and the world-renowned Professor Wendy Brown. SMA was thrilled to bring the 2021 Eminent Speaker Series to Brisbane, where … Continue Reading

Eminent Speaker Series Part One: Dr Peter Brukner – We are getting fatter and sicker. What are we going to do about it? – Review

On Wednesday 24 February at 6:30pm Sports Medicine Australia held it’s first hybrid face to face and online professional development event with MC Michelle Bergeron and the world-renowned Dr Peter Brukner. SMA launched part one of the 2021 Eminent Speaker Series – We are getting fatter and sicker. What are we going to do about … Continue Reading

SMA unveils new Extreme Heat Policy

The new Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) Extreme Heat Policy developed by Professor Ollie Jay (University of Sydney), Associate Professor Carolyn Broderick (University of NSW and Chief Medical Officer of Tennis Australia) and Dr James Smallcombe (Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Sydney) is now available. As the impact of climate change is seen globally, extreme heat is … Continue Reading

ACT Workshop – Concussion in Community Sport – Review

On Saturday 20 February 2021 Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) held a live face to face workshop, Concussion in Community Sport with world renowned concussion expert Associate Professor Andrew Gardner and experienced Sport and Exercise Physician Dr Robert Reid. The workshop with the assistance of the ACT Government and the NSW Office of Sport provided 40 … Continue Reading

SMA 2021 Conference – Calls for Abstracts and Symposia/Workshop Now Open

Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) is thrilled to confirm that one of Melbourne’s best hotels, The Pullman Melbourne Albert Park Hotel overlooking the picturesque Albert Park Lake will host the 2021 SMA Conference from October 7-9. With the venue in place, SMA is now accepting calls for Abstracts and Symposia/Workshop submission through the new 2021 SMA … Continue Reading

Dr Ken Fitch awarded Officer of the Order of Australia

Sports Medicine Australia would like to congratulate SMA Life Member Dr Ken Fitch on being awarded an Officer of the Order of Australia (OA) on January 25, 2021 “For distinguished service to sports medicine at the national and international level through a range of roles, and to medical education”. Dr Ken Fitch has dedicated his … Continue Reading

SMA Connect – The new home for your SMA Membership benefits

SMA Connect is here and all your favourite SMA Membership benefits have a new and exciting home, moving away from the members portal. SMA Connect brings brand new features, allowing you to interact and network like never before with your fellow SMA members through the members directory and private and secure discussion forum. You’ll also be … Continue Reading

SMA Connect is Live!

Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) is excited to officially launch – SMA Connect, SMA’s brand-new Online Member Community. SMA’s mission is to increase healthy participation and performance in sport and physical activity for all by providing leading sports medicine information, expertise and educations and by enhancing the capacity, connection and profile of our multidisciplinary member network. SMA … Continue Reading