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Membership Categories

Professional (Full) Membership

Professional (Full) Membership is the category for professionals in the sports medicine and sports science industry. To be eligible for Professional Membership applicants must have completed an approved tertiary degree that is recognised and approved by SASMA.

Criteria for Determining a Tertiary Degree that is recognised and approved by SASMA.

The tertiary degree must be attained from an accredited institution listed on the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Register. The register is accredited by the Ministerial Council on Education, Employment, Training and Youth Affairs (MCEETYA).

SASMA Professional Members shall:

  • Comply with and observe the Articles of Association of ASMF (SA Branch) Ltd and regulations of the organisation and any determination or resolution which may be made or passed by the Board or duly authorised Committee or Board.
  • Comply with the SASMAs Code of Ethics.
  • Uphold the Vision, Mission and Values of SASMA. 

  • Most of SASMAs full members are Physiotherapists, GPs, Sports Doctors, Sports Physicians, Exercise Scientists, Sports Dietitians, Sports Psychologists, Podiatrists, Physical Activity Academics and Researchers, Public Health experts, Orthopaedic Surgeons and PE teachers.

    Examples of recognised degrees:

    (This list is not exhaustive)
  • Dietitians – Bachelor of Health Sciences (Nutrition & Dietetics)
  • Medicine – Bachelor of Medicine
  • Physiotherapy – Bachelor of Physiotherapy
  • Sports Science – Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Movement)
  • Education – Bachelor of Physical Education
  • Podiatry – Bachelor of Health Science (Podiatry)
  • Psychology – Bachelor of Psychology

  • Professional (Full) members also receive:

  • Voting rights and eligibility to stand for Board positions
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    Recent Graduate Membership

    Recent Graduate Membership is the category for sports medicine and sports science professionals that have graduated from University less than 12 months earlier. To be eligible for Recent Graduate Membership, applicants must have completed a 3 year full time tertiary degree that is recognised and approved by the SASMA board 

    The profession of most Recent Graduate Members are Physiotherapists, GPs, Sports Doctors, Sports Physicians, Exercise Scientists, Sports Dietitians, Sports Pscyhologists, Podiatrists, Physical Activity Academics and Researchers, Public Health experts, Orthopaedic Surgeons and PE teachers.

    Examples of recognised degrees:
    (This list is not exhaustive)

  • Dietitians - Bachelor of Health Sciences (Nutrition & Dietetics)
  • Medicine - Bachelor of Medicine
  • Physiotherapy - Bachelor of Physiotherapy
  • Sports Science - Bachelor of Applied Science (Human, Movement)
  • Education - Bachelor of Physical Education
  • Podiatry - Bachelor of Health Science (Podiatry)
  • Psychology - Bachelor of Psychology
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    Associate Membership

    Associate Membership is available to anyone that has an interest in sports medicine, sports science, physical activity or public health.

    Some of the current Associate Members are:

  • coaches
  • officials
  • administrators
  • massage therapists
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    Student Membership

    Student Membership is the category for people studying in the sports medicine and sports science area. People studying in other areas can also qualify. To be eligible for Student Membership applicants must be enrolled in full time education. Education facilities include Universities, TAFEs, Business Academies etc.

    Examples of Student Members’ degrees:
    (This list is not exhaustive)

  • Dietitians - Bachelor of Health Sciences (Nutrition & Dietetics)
  • Medicine - Bachelor of Medicine
  • Physiotherapy - Bachelor of Physiotherapy
  • Sports Science - Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Movement, Sports Studies)
  • Education - Bachelor of Physical Education
  • Podiatry - Bachelor of Health Science (Podiatry)
  • Psychology - Bachelor of Psychology
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    Sports Trainers Membership

    All SASMA Accredited Sports Trainers are SASMA Members.

    To become a Member of SASMA please complete the online membership form or  download a copy