MONTHLY FEATURE TOPICS AND 'TALK TO THE EXPERT' DISCUSSION FORUMS

Welcome to our monthly feature topic and 'talk to the expert' discussion forum hub. Your opportunity to speak with world leading experts.


Every month, we welcome you to ask your questions and learn more from the SEM community. An interesting case study will be written by our expert with the chance for you to test your knowledge in a multiple choice quiz. Find out the answers in a full case study digest later in the month. Academy subscribers will also be able to access our feature module of the month.

Scroll down to check out past and current topics and forums!

ANTI-DOPING RULES & REGULATIONS.

With Dr Diana Robinson


Dr Diana Robinson is an SEM Physician with a deep interest in all aspects of anti-doping and an ongoing involvement for over 20 years. She is currently a member of the International Testing Agency TUE committee, the FINA Doping Control Review Board and TUE Committee and was a member of the ADRVP for 8 years. ADRVP were an independent statutory body which reviewed and made recommendations on all Antidoping Rule Violations.



FEBRUARY Q&A


ANTI-DOPING RULES & REGULATIONS.

With Dr Susan White


Dr Susan White is an SEM Physician and an expert in the anti-doping field. She is the Chair of the Australian Sports Drug Medical Advisory Committee, a Member of the WADA TUE Expert Group and a Member of the National Sports Tribunal Selection Advisory Committee. Sue is also the Chief Medical Officer for the Victorian Institute of Sport and Netball Australia, and is an Honorary Fellow at Monash University.




FEBRUARY Q&A


DANCE
MEDICINE.

With Dr Jason Lam


Dr Jason Lam has over two decades of experience working in the performing arts space at an elite level. He is the Crichton Dance Medicine Fellow at the Australian Ballet and Orchestra Victoria where he looks after the dancers and musicians. He is actively involved in medical education and research and has presented and published widely around dance medicine, hand injury, medical education and chronic pain.




MARCH Q&A

 

CONCUSSION 
IN SPORT.

With Dr Martin Raftery


Dr Martin Raftery is an inaugural Fellow of the  Australasian College of Sport and Exercise Physician and is the former Chief Medical Office for World Rugby. He has been responsible for medical protocols associated with the world’s rugby union players from juniors to professionals and is a former professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1970s. 





APRIL Q&A


CONCUSSION 
IN SPORT.

With Dr Sharon Stay


Dr Sharon Stay is an experienced Sport & Exercise Medicine Physician and has extensive experience working with athletes of all ages and from all sporting backgrounds - elite and recreational. She has worked within the sports of cricket, netball and rugby union and travelled internationally with all three national sports. Sharon worked as the Wallaroos doctor for a number of years and currently works as Match Day Doctor for the Wallabies and Qld Reds at Suncorp Stadium.


APRIL Q&A


EXERCISE
PRESCRIPTION.

With Dr Jane Thornton


Dr Jane Thornton is a Clinician Scientist specializing in long-term athlete health, female athlete health, and physical activity in the prevention and treatment of chronic disease. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine, with cross appointments in the Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics and School of Kinesiology. Dr Thornton represented Canada for over a decade in the sport of elite rowing, becoming both a World Champion (2006) and Olympian (2008). 


MAY Q&A

 

HOW

Step One

Each month the SEM Academy team pick a topical subject and source our very best global experts, to provide you with current information and research.

IT

Step Two

During the month we invite you to use the discussion forum to enter your questions and interact with your SEM peers.

WORKS

Step Three

The content expert will review your questions throughout the month and respond to you via this forum. Q&A's will only last for the month however the page will stay live.