Ciao from Italy!

15 August 2015

 

From the 26th of June to the 18th July I spent 3 fortunate weeks at the Australian Institute of Sport European Training Centre, Gavirate Italy. My role was to tend to the health needs of all Australian athletes currently training and competing in Europe.

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World Summer Universiade Games

06 August 2015

WOW WOW WOW!! What an experience!

In early July, I was fortunate enough to work on the Medical Team for the Aussieroos at the World Summer Universiade Games. They were held in Gwangju, which is 4 hours south of Seoul. It was a very clean city, with friendly people who were warm and accommodating. There were over 14,000 athletes competing from 170 nations. The atmosphere for both the opening and closing ceremonies was electrifying; something that I will always remember.

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Heart Disease and Sudden Cardiac Death in Sport

30 June 2015

Listen to Dr David Bolzonello on SEN last week talking to Paul Coburn and Daniel Hartford about heart issues and emergency management on the sporting field.

( Click for full Audio ‘Fit and Well for half time’

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Volleyroos journey to Rio

10 June 2015

 

This year I became the Physio and Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Men's Volleyroos-  the Australian Indoor Volleyball Team. As the team competes to earn an Olympic Qualifying Spot in Rio, I was lucky enough to follow them on this exciting journey.

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Update Vic U/17 Netball Team

18 May 2015

Working with the Under 17 Victorian side as their physiotherapist was an absolute privilege with such a talented and fun group of girls. A team of 12 was selected last October with some players travelling from regional Victoria up to 3 hours away to train every weekend.

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Julia Allan on the road with Drake

16 March 2015

Physiotherapy work certainly takes you to interesting places. Over the past week one of our physio's Julia Allan worked with Canadian hip-hop superstar "Drake", while he performed in Australia.

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European Ballet Tour - Peta Steller

23 February 2015

In November and December 2014, one of our physiotherapists Peta travelled to Europe to get her physio fix for all things ballet. She travelled as physio with dancers from the Northern Territory's Ballet Company, taking the opportunity to connect with the health teams of various European dance companies and full-time dance schools.

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2015 Imparja Cup - Gordon Pritchard

18 February 2015

Gordon Pritchard (physio) recently travelled as physio to the Men & Ladies Victorian Cricket Squads for the 2015 Imparja Cup - National Indigenous Cricket Tournament. He has kindly provided us with an update.

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Sue Hogarth will be taking part in the "Weekend to End Women's Cancer"

03 February 2015

On the weekend of 28th Feb-1st March, ASMC's Sue Hogarth will be taking part in the "Weekend to End Women's Cancer". The walk is to benefit the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, providing vital funding to research and clinical care at Peter Mac. We wish Sue all the best for this important initiative and throw our support behind her.

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Introducing ViMove at ASMC - Cutting Edge Analysis

20 October 2014

We are pleased to announce a new service as ASMC, ViMove by DorsaVi. ViMove uses wireless sensor technology to accurately and objectively measure movement and muscle activity of the lower back and legs......read more about this innovative technology here

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2014 Youth Olympic Games Recap

06 October 2014

Recently Michael Kaplan and friend of ASMC (Miranda Wallis - physio) travelled to China for the 2014 Youth Olympic Games.  They went as part of the Headquaters medical team.  Between them and 2 other physios and 2 sports doctors they were responsible for maintaining 89 Australian Athletes.

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Introducing New Service - Exercise Physiology

22 September 2014

We are pleased to announce a new service at Alphington Exercise + Rehab, "Exercise Physiology". We warmly welcome "Ashley Bigaran" (Exercise Physiologist) on board.

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Commonwealth Games Update With Dr. Matt Chamberlain

31 July 2014
Dr. Matt Chamberlain has been over at Comm Games as part of a successful campaign in the pool with the Australian Swimming Team. They arrived in Glasgow ready to go via Manchester for a week and settled well into the athletes village....all 59 athletes (nearly 100 when you include staff and coaches!). There was a reception for the entire Australian team with the usual dignitatries, including Alexander Downer (High Commisioner to UK) and the Australian Minister for Sport.

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Julia Allan's Recent Trip to China With the Andrew Gaze Australian All Star Team

21 July 2014

Julia Allan (physiotherapist) recently travelled with the Andrew Gaze Australian All Star Team to China. She kindly gives us a quick run down.

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