SMA extends partnership with Gallagher

Sports Medicine Australia is pleased to announce an extension to our partnership with Gallagher, our exclusive insurance partner. The 2-year agreement will see Gallagher continue to work with SMA to provide insurance protection designed specifically for our members, across Australia. This is essential for our highly valued, industry-leading Level 1 and 2 accredited Sports Trainers, who provide crucial … Continue Reading

Karen Schneider SMA Safer Sport Award

Sports Medicine Australia is thrilled to announce the ‘Karen Schneider SMA Safer Sport Award’ that will be presented for the first time at the 2022 Northern Territory Sports Awards! This award was created by Sports Medicine Australia to celebrate Karen Schneider’s contribution to sports and exercise physiotherapy in the NT. The award will be presented at … Continue Reading

2021 SMA Research Foundation Grant Recipients

SMA was thrilled to receive high-quality submissions this year, and after thorough consideration, we are excited to announce the successful recipients of the 2021 SMA Research Foundation Grants. Congratulation to the winners! Tim Sayer from The University of Melbourne received the prestigious Dr Brian Sando Award. Tim Sayer, The University of Melbourne (Dr Brian Sando Award) … Continue Reading

2021 SMA ACT Research Awards

On Friday December 10, the annual SMA ACT Research Awards were hosted online and featured the latest research out of the ACT. As in previous years, there was an extremely competitive round of applications for the three awards, and after extensive discussion amongst the Scientific Committee, the awards went to the following. Open Award Winner: … Continue Reading

SMA Teams up with Strapit

Sports Medicine Australia is pleased to announce a new partnership with Strapit, who now become the exclusive tape partner of SMA. The new 3-year agreement will see Strapit high quality products used at all Safer Sport Courses including the industry-leading Level 1 and 2 Sports Trainer Courses across Australia. In addition to being 100% Australian … Continue Reading

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