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SASMA is proud to present a fantastic line up of presenters for the 2020 SASMA Conference. Below is a profile on each of the presenters:

      Dr Peter Brukner
      - Specialist Sports and Exercise Physician
Australian Team Physician at the Atlanta Olympic Games and the Sydney Olympics 
- Team appointments have included roles at Liverpool Football Club and the Australian cricket team.
- Professor of Sports Medicine at the La Trobe University Sport & Exercise Medicine Research Centre 
- Past President of the Australian College of Sports Physicians
 
- Co-author of 
Clinical Sports Medicine
To read more about Dr Peter Brukner go to: 
https://bit.ly/2yAPlHn
       
       
       Dr Jamie Stanley
      - Senior Sports Physiologist, South Australian Sports Institute and Australian Cycling Team
- Adjunct Research Fellow, University of South Australia

- Experience in programming endurance training, prescription (including HIIT), training load and adaptation monitoring
- PhD examining heart rate variability as a tool for monitoring short- and long-term recovery from exercise
- Formerly raced ITU and Ironman 70.3 Triathlon as an elite 
To read more about Dr Jamie Stanley go to:
 https://bit.ly/2X2qcyQ

       
       
      Dr Richard Hillock  
      - Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist
- Expertise is in heart rhythm and cardiac device management, with a special interest in the management of athletes.
- Richard has opened new rooms at the Calvary hospital where he currently consults as well as Ashford. 

- Performs electrophysiology studies, cardiac ablations, and pacing and defibrillator device implantations.

To read more about Dr Richard Hillock go to: https://bit.ly/36BNMFU
       
       
      Rachael Lynch
      - Elite athlete and mental health ambassador 
- A veteran Hockeyroo, Olympian, dual Commonwealth Games gold medallist, and World Cup Silver Medallist,
- Competed in the 2005 Junior World Cup in Chile
- Awarded Goalkeeper of the Tournament at the World Cup
- Nominated for International Goalkeeper of the Year.
- Works as a Registered Nurse, runs STOMP Goalkeeping and is very active promoting mental health awareness as an ambassador for RUOK? Day

To read more about Rachael Lynch go to: https://bit.ly/2MmuCKQ
       
       
      Shona Halson
      - Associate Professor in the School of Behavioural and Health Sciences, Australian Catholic University
- Formerly a Senior Physiologist at the Australian institute of Sport
- PhD in Exercise Physiology and 100+ peer reviewed publications
- Selected as the Director of the Australian Olympic Committee Recovery Centre for 3 Olympic Games.

- Provides consultancy services to the Australian Open Tennis Tournament and Nike as part of the Nike Performance Council.
To read more about Shona Halson go to: https://bit.ly/3dCF6l9

       
       
      Paula Charlton
     

- Performance Health Manager for Triathlon Australia.
- Previously worked in both Olympic and Professional Sport as a Senior Sports Physiotherapist and Strength and Conditioning coach
- Completed a Masters Degree in Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapy as well as a Masters in Exercise Science (Strength and Conditioning).
- Completed a Clinical Doctorate of Physiotherapy and recently completed a PhD in injury prevention in high level team sports.
To read more about Paula Charlton go to: https://bit.ly/2BDamCF

       
       
      Jen Cooke
     

- Lead Senior Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist Australian Institute of Sport
- Has been the Physiotherapist for the Hockeyroos

 

       
       
       Louise Burke
       Head of Sports Nutrition at the Australian Institute of Sport