Surviving 30 Years on the road as a Team Physician

April 2, 2013

I realised the other day that it was thirty years since I did my first overseas tour as a team doctor (World University Games, Edmonton, Canada 1983). Since then I have lost count of the number of trips that I have done with a succession of Australian national sporting teams (swimming, athletics, field hockey, soccer…

Australian Sport’s Drug Crisis

April 2, 2013

The recent announcement by the Australian Crime Commission (ACC) of the drug problem in Australian sport has certainly rocked the sporting establishment. I subsequently wrote a series of three artices for the Melbourne Age newspaper on the subject. Integrity mauled but system will rebound Red and Black issue but grey areas rule The monster we…