2020 SASMA Student Education Series
In 2020 SA Sports Medicine Association will once again be conducting an Education Series aimed at University Students and recent Graduates; in particularly those from Health and Medical Science degrees who are either currently working with sporting teams or have an interest in working with athletes and teams in the future.
This Education Series gives a practical nature to what students are learning at university as well as building on the basics that are taught in the SASMA Level 1 & 2 Sports Trainers course.
Session 1 - How to assess the Sporting Shoulder - 5th May, 2020
Session 2 - How to assess the Sporting Knee
Our knees play a key role in allowing us to move and exercise, and if injured can severely impact our ability to play sport. Knee injuries in sport and activity are very common and can range from minor to major injuries requiring surgery. This workshop will cover the basics of how to assess an athlete presenting with a knee injury. From the initial on field assessment to the initial consult in the clinic, practical tips and hints will be covered.
Participants will have the opportunity to hear from Physiotherapist Rachel McAlister, who has experience working with athletes both recreational and elite. Rachel was the Physiotherapist for the Australian Women's Basketball Team, travelling to two Olympics and World Championships with the team.
Rachel McAlister - Physiotherapist
Please note that due to current Government restrictions surrounding COVID-19, this session will run as a Webinar. If restrictions change prior to this session, then the session will run in a face to face format.
This session will be presented by Nick Wray, clinical dietitian, Dr Teresa Girolamo, GP specialising in Obesity Management, and Dr Zanna Murfitt, GP and Surgical Assistant in Bariatric Medicine.
The evening will look from a dietitian and medical perspective at:
This year the Sports Medicine in General Practice course will be held in 2 locations.
The venue for the first 3 days (Thursday 11th, Friday 12th and Saturday 13th) is Adelaide Oval,War Memorial Drive, North Adelaide, SA, 5006
The venue for the last day (Sunday 14th) is Next Generation, War Memorial Drive, North Adelaide, SA, 5006
Morning & Afternoon teas and lunches will be provided. Wine and cheese during scheduled review sessions.
Does your club have its players health and well being as it's number one priority?
Having the right policies and procedures in place, along with Accredited personnel can help you achieve this goal. To find out how your club is doing - take a look at the audit document here.
This workshop will assist in implementing the right policies and procedures in your club and ensure that player health and well being is at the forefront of any club.
The 2020 SASMA Conference, Will be held on Sunday 21st June via a live webcast
Please take note of the following Registration Instructions:
1) Once you have selected your Registration Option click Next.
2) Fill in your details and click Next at the bottom of the screen.
3) On the next screen you will enter your payment details in the form of a credit card payment.
If you have any questions on the registration process please do not hesitate to contact the SASMA Office on 8234 6369
This workshop will be offered as a webinar.
Elbow, Wrist and Hand Assessment and Management
This session will discuss sporting injuries that can occur at the elbow, wrist and hand and provide some assessment and management strategies to use at your clubs.
Monday 22 June
7:00pm - 8:00pm
SASMA Member (Individual Session)
$16.50 (incl GST)
Non Member (Individual Session)
$ 33.00 (incl GST)
Group Price Individual Session (x10 People)
$165.00 (incl GST)
This course will be run over two Wednesday evenings
The course structure involves 3 components:
· An online theory component to be completed prior to course
· A live webinar of theory presentations
· A practical assessment: instructions will be given during the course and in an email post course
You must complete all 3 components to become an Accredited Sports Trainer
Date: Session 1 Wednesday June 24 (live webinar)
Session 2 Wednesday July 1 (live webinar)
Time: Session 1 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Session 2 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Cost: $190 per person
Each registrant must have their own unique email address
Registrations for this course will close 4pm Tuesday 23 June 2020
This free forumhas been designed to provide everyone involved in all sports (Club and Association Committee Members, Coaches, Parents, Teachers, Athletes, First Aiders and Accredited Trainers) with up to date information about concussion.
The Concussion Forum will cover:
- What is Concussion and how is it caused
- Can concussion be prevented? Do helmets actually help to prevent concussion?
- Who has the final say at trainings and game day regarding a player
- When can a player Return to School, Work, Training and Play
This session will be run via Webinar. To ensure that all participants receive the registration link, please ensure that an email address is entered for all registrants.
Please enter your details below to access the registration page.
This event is proudly supported by the Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing.
This workshop will be a webinar.
Calf Assessment and Management
This workshop will look at how to assess and manage
It is presented by podiatrist Joe Keain who currently works in a private practice. His interests include bio-mechanical assessments of the lower limb and assessing and managing sporting injuries in particular children. Having worked at The Athlete's Foot for years he has an extensive knowledge of correct footwear for all sports.
Joe works closely with the Tea Tree Gully Little Athletics Club and many lawn bowls clubs around Adelaide.
Monday 27th July 2020
Non- Member (Individual Session)
The evenings live webcast will look at
Managing your Players Pre-Season
This session will discuss how you can help manage your players in pre-season to keep them injury free and ready to go when season starts again.
This session will be presented by sports physiotherapist Tristan Chai who is currently the team physiotherapist for the Adelaide 36er's (NBL). He is the owner of Good Physio and has a vast range of experience working with amateur to elite athletes in a range of different sporting codes.
Monday 26th October