Understanding the Modern Netballer, Demands of the Game and Preventing Injuries

22/06/2022 19:00 to 22/06/2022 21:00
Online via Zoom

This Professional Education session is aimed at those who are working or studying in Medical and Allied Health Professions as well as the wider Netball community - sports trainers, coaches.

Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm / Speakers + Discussion


  • Professor Greg Haff – Professor of Strength and Conditioning / Edith Cowan University

    Neuromuscular training improves movement competency and physical performance measures in 11-13 year old female netball athletes

  • Erin Smyth – University of Canberra / Australian Institute of Sport

    Identifying challenges to implementing a neuromuscular warm-up in pre-elite netball

  • Dr Michelle Smith – Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy / University of Queensland

    Implementation of an injury prevention program in community netball: An observational study

  • Edwards Brooks – Centre of Sport Research / Deakin University

    Physical movement demands of elite-level netball match-play as measured by an indoor positioning system


  • Become familiar with the movement demands of elite netball match play
  • Develop an understanding of the effect and role of neuro-muscular exercise programs on netball injury prevention
  • Familiarise with the key challenges associated with implementation of injury prevention programs in pre-elite and community netball setting

Pre-Reading Articles will be distributed on registration for this event.

Venue: Presented online via Zoom


If you are unable to join online on the evening, by registering for the session, you will gain access to the recording of the session. Only those who register for the evening will gain access to the recording.