Sport Medicine Australia has developed position statements covering important topics within the areas of sports medicine, and the healthy and safe participation of Australians in physical activity and sport. The primary aim of these position statements is to provide an evidence-based, best practice summary that enhances the understanding of SMA members and the community.


Concussion in Sport Australia Position Statement created in conjunction with AIS, AMA and ACSEP.

SMA Extreme Heat Policy

SMA Extreme Heat Policy created in conjunction with University of Sydney Thermal Ergonomics Laboratory in the School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health – Professor Ollie Jay, Associate Professor Carolyn Broderick and Dr James Smallcombe.

Sports Trainer Practices in a COVIDSAFE Australia

Sports Trainer Practice in a COVIDSAFE Australia created in conjunction with Sport Australia and the Australian Institute of Sport.

‘Pre-Exercise Screening System for Young People’ for the health and fitness industry

Pre-Exercise Screening System for Young People created in conjunction with ESSA and Fitness Australia.