Sports Medicine Association Singapore (SMAS) is the registered society for Sports Medicine and Sports Science professionals in Singapore. Our members represent and embody the multi-disciplinary spirit that is key to the specialty. Our integrated community includes doctors, physiotherapists, podiatrists, sports nutritionists and dieticians, exercise physiologists, sports scientists and sports psychologists. We are a non-profit organisation committed to the promotion of quality Sports Medicine and Sports Science education to the sporting community in Singapore and beyond. c/o Department of Sport & Exercise Medicine, Changi General Hospital, 2 Simei Street 3, Singapore 529889
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June 2021

Our newly founded Performing Arts Medicine (PAM) Special Interest Group within Sports Medicine Association Singapore (SMAS) will be having our very first webinar on the 23rd April 2021 (Fri), 6-7:30pm. In this webinar, we are honoured to have Dr. Boni Rietveld, founder of Dutch Medical Centre for Dance and Musician. He has a wealth of knowledge with 25 years of experience in this area and has treated mode than 10,000 dancers. Mr. Han Kee Juan, principal of Singapore Ballet Academy will give his view from a dance artiste’s perspective, sharing tips

In this webinar, the Performing Arts Medicine Special Interest Group will be speaking about: Musicians health and well-being: from a musician's perspective by Associate Professor Chan Tze Law Why Beethoven Threw the Stew - and the relevance of Musician's Medicine by Dr. June Tan Sheren Getting to the root of the performer in pain: a symphonic approach to assessment and care by Senior Physiotherapist Mr. Matthew Winter

In this webinar, the Performing Arts Medicine Special Interest Group will be speaking about: 'When should I see the doctor for my voice? And other medical aspects of voice care.' by Dr. David Lau 'The voice & it's care' by Lee Yan Qing 'The role of the classical voice teacher in promoting long term vocal health in their students' by Prof. Alan Lee Bennett Dr. Lau is an ENT surgeon in private practice, with over 25 years’ experience in the specialty. He has a particular interest in treating voice problems and

Dr. Patrick Goh Sports Medicine Specialist Dr. Goh has more than 30 years of clinical experience in treatment of athletes. He is Chairman of the National Anti-Doping Advisory Board for Singapore, and Chairman of the South-East Asian Regional Anti-Doping Organisation (SEARADO). He was the Chief Medical Officer for Team Singapore for the 2000 and 2004 Olympic Games, the 1998 and 2002 Commonwealth Games, and team physician to several editions of the Asian and South-East Asian Games. Dr. Goh presented on "Platelet Rich Plasma and its role in Treatment of Sports Injuries".   Ms.

Watch our webinar recording on Facebook! Click here! Ms. Cheryl Teo Sport Dietician, Sport Science Centre, Singapore Sport Institute Cheryl has been working with national athletes from a wide spectrum of sports, including water polo, Silat and canoe, since 2012. She graduated with a Bachelors of Nutrition and Dietetics from Flinders University in South Australia, and a Masters in Science (Research) from the National Institute of Education, Singapore. She has a special interest in the behavioural aspects of nutrition in athletes and is an advocate for mindfulness and intuitive eating. Cheryl draws inspiration

Technology in the sporting sphere has become an integral tool in enhancing performance and reducing the risk of injuries. In this webinar we will hear from a medical doctor who is also an accomplished marathon runner (personal best of 2 hrs 41 mins) to get both perspectives as a doctor and also as a competitive athlete in terms of the technology in running shoes and what it means for the runner. We will also hear from the Head of Biomechanics in the Singapore Sports Institute and the use of technology

Watch our webinar recording on Facebook! Click here! 2020 was arguably a difficult year for many of us. As we look forward to the new decade with renewed enthusiasm, let's update ourselves on the latest guidelines for physical activity and sedentary behaviour. Join us as we discuss the new updates available both locally and internationally, for the young and young at heart!   SPEAKERS Dr. Benny Loo Dr. Benny Loo is a Consultant Paediatrician working in General Paediatrics Service and Sports Medicine Service at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH). He graduated from Yong Loo Lin