Education Sessions

SASMA are excited to bring our Members a revamped Education Program for 2024! Our Education offers a range of sessions with a variety of topics to suit all medical and allied health disciplines and backgrounds. 

These sessions are offered free or at a discounted rate for SASMA Members (Professional, Associate and Student Members).

Non-members can attend the sessions for a fee.

2024 Education Program

Transitioning from Summer to Winter Sport

As summer sports conclude and the busy winter sporting seasons begin, this workshop outlines considerations for those transitioning to winter sport following the warmer months, with emphasis on multi-sport adolescents, load management, recovery, and more!

DATE: Wednesday 15th May 2024
VENUE: Online workshop
PRESENTERS: Dr David Spurrier (APA Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist) & Steve Van Diepen (SASI Strength and Conditioning Coach)


Optimising Female Health and Performance in Sport

With a range of expert presenters from a variety of disciplines, the workshop with outline female specific injuries and considerations, as well as more on women’s health in general, covering a number of different sports. Topics include menstruation, athlete perspective, dietetics, rehabilitation psychology and more.

There will also be opportunities to ask questions and network with the wider medical and allied health community, and we will finish the evening with a panel discussion.

: Wednesday 3rd July 2024
TIMES: 6:00pm - 9:00pm (approx)
VENUE: Karen Rolton Oval, Corner Port Rd and West Tce, Adelaide, SA

Dr Elizabeth Clisby (Sports and Exercise Specialist Physician)
Lauren Bendo (Adelaide Thunderbirds Physiotherapist & Women's Health Specialist)
Georgia Bevan (AFLW Premiership Player & Thunderbirds Team Dietitian)
William Tierney (Psychologist and Athlete Wellbeing Lead, Adelaide Thunderbirds)


Join us on Wednesday the 18th of September to recap a busy 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, hear from those who were there, preparation, challenges as well as from Olympic Athletes!

As part of this session, we are looking to welcome our members to the new SASMA headquarters, within the newly developed SASI/ORSR complex at Mile End!

More details coming soon.



Thank you to the SASMA Education Working Party who have helped facilitate these events.

For additional information, please contact SASMA.     |     (08) 8234 6369