New Event

The Football Sports Injury Conference

Melbourne March 12-13th 2022

The Football Sports Injury Conference - Melbourne 2022

A conference style event covering the most prominent injuries & their management from the football codes.

Content is pitched towards experienced clinicians working with athletes.

Investment: $695 (Inc GST, catering & live entertainment on the Saturday evening)

March 12th-13th 2022

Sat: 8.30am-6.30pm
Sun: 8.30am- 5.00pm

The Hanger- Essendon Football Club 275 Melrose Dr Melbourne Airport)

$695.00 (places limited with capacity)
(Early Bird rate closes 30th January)

Virtual Access is Available

Virtual access will provide registrants full access to the course content filmed by a team of professional videographers. Access to the content will be available from two weeks after the live event and accessible for a period of 12 months. This includes a certificate for CPD record keeping.

Virtual Access Investment:  $425.00 (Aus)


Football Conference

  • Brooke Patteron
  • Jullian Feller
  • Jill Cook
    Professor, Sports Physiotherapist, Expert Tendon Researcher & Clinician
  • Enda King Phd
    Sports Physiotherapist
  • Stuart Imer
    Foot & Ankle Physiotherapist
  • Professor Craig Purdam
    Ex Head Physical Therapy - AIS


Day 1
9:00IntroductionNick KaneWelcome Day 1
9:15LectureJill CookThe Recalcitrant Tendinopathy
10:00LectureSue MayesOptimising foot function in athletes
10:45Morning tea
11:15Concurrent WorkshopJill CookAchilles tendinopathy- Assessment with a patient
Concurrent WorkshopSue MayesPosterior ankle pain - Navigating the puzzle
1:30Concurrent WorkshopSue MayesFoot intrinsic training & managing first ray related injuries
Concurrent WorkshopJill CookRehabilitation of Achilles Tendinopathy- live patient
3:00Afternoon Tea
3:15Panel Discussion
3:30LectureBen RaysmithMedial tibial stress syndrome
4:30Pratical workshop #5Ben RaysmithTraining foot & ankle stiffness in running athletes post injury
5:00Wrap up Day 1 & Close
Day 2
9:00LectureStuart ImerComplex cases in the foot & ankle- Subtle medial ankle & rear foot instability and recurrent 5th metatarsal fractures.
9:45LectureSimon BartoldThe impact of 'super shoes' on Sports Performance... and injuries
10:30Morning tea
10:45Concurrent WorkshopSimon BartoldRunning analysis- What is / is not relevant for specific pathologies
Concurrent WorkshopStuart ImerBreaking down these complex cases for Rehabilitation #1- Subtle medial ankle & rearfoot instability
1:00Concurrent WorkshopSimon BartoldSolving the recalcitrant plantar fasicopathy patient
Concurrent WorkshopStuart ImerBreaking down these complex cases for Rehabilitation #2- 5th metatarsal fracture & Seamoid related issues.
2:45Afternoon tea
3:00LectureGeoff TymmsThe Challenges of Mid Foot Pain & Syndesmosis Injuries
4:15Final wrap up Day 2