December 7, 2018

Our executive committee member, Matt Whalan, was asked by the FIFA Medical Network to present on the topic of Injury Prevention in Football. This presentation was targeted towards the sub-elite population and included topics such as what are the most common injuries in...

May 30, 2018

For our first ever NSW Football Medicine Association (FMA) interview we wanted to get the thoughts of someone that represents exactly what the FMA is all about. It was our great pleasure to interview Sport and Exercise Physician, Dr Mark Fulcher, the Editor in Chief of...

May 30, 2018

With imaging, such as MRI, becoming common place in society and all levels of sport, "abnormalities" are being detected more than ever before.

This raises the question - are "abnormalities" actually more "variations of normal"?

This excellent blog from the FIFA...

April 23, 2018

The question that we often get asked in the Sports Medicine world is "how do i get better at being a physio/coach/trainer/sports scientist?" 

One of the best tools is continued education which can be done via a number of avenues. Some valuable resources are below:

FIFA M...

April 15, 2018

With the synthetic pitch becoming more common place in Australian sport, there are a number of questions that still need to be answered.

Do we actually know if these pitches are safe for our players?

Is there an increased risk of injury for players?

Should players wear di...

April 8, 2018

The recently developed website by the Norwegian Olympic Committee and Oslo Sports Trauma Research group is a great resource for athletes, coaches and medical groups. Packed with excellent exercise videos and templates to assist with injury prevention and rehabilitation...

March 16, 2018

We have been working hard to give you access to some excellent resources. Based on the interest shown by our new members we have added a number of new resources to our website. We have left some essentials on the home page however we now have dedicated pages to all asp...

March 15, 2018

As part of our job at the NSW Football Medicine Association, we are constantly searching for excellent resources for our members. The recent addition of the Football Medicine Network to the Football Medicine Diploma is a great (and free) resource for practitioners. Hea...

March 8, 2018

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) ruptures are associated with the one of the highest injury burdens in elite and sub-elite football. ACL ruptures cost on average $6000 injury with women are between 2-8 times more likely to rupture their ACL. It is important to explore...

March 7, 2018

Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) recently launched their Concussion in Sport Workshops in Australia. They have designed 2 programs: a community focus and a medically focused - to ensure player safety and evaluation is a focus at all levels of sport. 

Please check out the...