Tendon Injury Conference (Cape Town & Johannesburg)

The conference is aimed at Clinicians who treat patients with Sports related lower limb tendinopathies. The conference will cover the multi-disciplinary approach to managing lower limb tendinopathy with topics covered being the pathogenesis and radiology of lower limb tendinopathies, soft tissue and rehabilitation strategies and the medical / surgical options.

4th Clinical Sports Medicine Conference

The Clinical Sports and Exercise Medicine Research Group of the UCT/MRC Exercise Science and Sports Medicine Research Unit (ESSM) is once again proud to announce the hosting of the 4th Clinical Sports Medicine Conference from Wednesday 13 October to Friday 15 October 2010 in Cape Town.

Gender Issues in Sports – SASMA Position Stand

Following the controversial issues highlighted by the recent IAAF and ASA gender verification question, the SASMA executive committee has put together a position statement aimed at guiding clinicians in the ethical management of gender-sensitive issues.

FIVB Volleyball Medicine Congress 2011

Date: 13 – 15 January 2011 Location: Bled – Slovenia Registration:  www.fivbmedicine2011.org Brochure:  Download the brochure here Dear Participants, Volleyball and Beach Volleyball like other sports offer society a unique opportunity for individual and social development. Volleyball is a challenging game, where players learn a wide variety of skills – physical, mental and social. Volleyball is also an exciting game …

Athletic Care And Interdisciplinary Sports Medicine World Summit 2011

Date: 28th –30th July, 2011 Location: Bio-Seehotel Zeulenroda | Germany Congress President: Prof. Dr. Toni Graf-Baumann Registration:  www.sportsmedicine2011.org Brochure:  Download the brochure here Dear Athletes, Care Givers and Colleagues The quality of Athletic Care very much depends on the efficiency of how different disciplines and professions interlace their competencies for the good of the athlete. A physician will never be …

Feedback from 2010 FIMS Conference

FIMS CONFERENCE 2010 The International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS) presented the XXXI World Sports Medicine Congress on 18 – 22 May 2010 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.  FIMS, as you probably know, is the major decision making body on sports medicine in the world and South Africa is privileged to be a member of FIMS via membership of SASMA.  …

SASMA President signs the Exercise is Medicine charter in Baltimore, USA

SASMA President, Dr. Jon Patricios,  signs the Exercise is Medicine charter on behalf of Africa in Baltimore, USA, 5 June 2010 Exercise is Medicine Charter First World Congress on Exercise is Medicine American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting Baltimore, June 1, 2010 This Charter is the product of the First Exercise is Medicine World Congress, held June 1-5, 2010 …