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.
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.
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:
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