SMI VIDEO LIBRARY

 

Dive deep into conference lectures, webinars and other video recordings by amazing speakers sharing the knowledge and experience in surfing medicine, sports, environmentalism and other sciences.

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Plastic Soup foundation

Plastic Soup foundation

Maria Westerbos, Founder and Director of the plastic soup foundation, runs through the devastating impact of plastics on human and surfer’s health.
Save the ocean, save yourself is the message of Maria. Plastic is one of the major pollutive threats polluting not only our ocean, but can even enter our bodies and produce inflammation in your organs. Lecture with humor and serious facts backed up by examples of global action and results in beating

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Sunscreens and Water quality

Sunscreens and Water quality

An impressive overview of the protective and damaging effects of sunscreen on human health and its detrimental effects on coral reefs and water quality. Suzie is an advocate for human and ocean health and presents an excellent overview of her work, research and how to influence national policies.

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Skill development & Gymnastics

Skill development & Gymnastics

Lecture on utilising gymnastics and dance components to develop coordination and control in Surfers. Rebecca is a PhD candidate on the topic of investigating the effects of surfing experience on the development of ankle proprioception and beyond. She explains the basics of surfers movements and discusses the dominant movement patterns in surfing.

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Surfer’s Mind & Performance

Surfer’s Mind & Performance

Richy Bennet shares his extensive experiences in psychology and sports psychology of his book “the surfers mind”. The theory gives you a model that you can use to improve your balance in every situation of your life, from normal challenges to high performance.

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Surf Coaching Education and professionalization

Surf Coaching Education and professionalization

An overview of the evolution in surf coaching is presented. Miguel Moreira further dives into the optimal strategies for coaches to mentor their surfers and get the best performance, along with the scientific backgrounds behind it

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Waves of Wellness Foundation

Waves of Wellness Foundation

Joel Pilgrim delves into the positive effects of surfing on mental health and wellbeing, which have lead him to start the Waves of Wellness foundation to support people with various mental health issues.

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Ross Clarke-Jones ACL Case Study

Ross Clarke-Jones ACL Case Study

Richard will take us through the rehabilitation of the ACL injury of Big Wave Surfer Ross Clark-Jones, providing insight in specific working with extreme sports athletes and displays his work with the Kieser method for rehabilitation and strength & conditioning work.

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Surf Coaching Education and professionalization

An overview of the evolution in surf coaching is presented. Miguel Moreira further dives into the optimal strategies for coaches to mentor their surfers and get the best performance, along with the scientific backgrounds behind it

Surfing and wildlife: Supporting conservation through citizen science

Lecture on the power of citizen science and how this can influence our public knowledge and can influence policy. Surfers are traveling observers that can detect and gather important data on the environment, culture and beyond.

Waves of Wellness Foundation

Joel Pilgrim delves into the positive effects of surfing on mental health and wellbeing, which have lead him to start the Waves of Wellness foundation to support people with various mental health issues.

A personal story about Traumatic Brain Injury

Personal story of coach Donna Masing who suffered traumatic brain injury, about her rehabilitation, resilience and what she learnt from it.

Tropical disease in remote Surfing environment

Lecture on tropical infectious diseases that every aquatic traveler can encounter. A talk tailored to the traveling surfer: how do you recognize the tropical illness and how do you treat it? She covers the following diseases in an impressive case Serie : Fire Coral, Box Jellyfish Stings, Blue bottle/ Portuguese Man of War, Irukandji syndrome Ciguatera fish poisoning, Scombroid Fish Poisoning, Leptospirosis, Amoebic liver abscess, Dengue, Hepatitis A

Skill development & Gymnastics

Lecture on utilising gymnastics and dance components to develop coordination and control in Surfers. Rebecca is a PhD candidate on the topic of investigating the effects of surfing experience on the development of ankle proprioception and beyond. She explains the basics of surfers movements and discusses the dominant movement patterns in surfing.

Ross Clarke-Jones ACL Case Study

Richard will take us through the rehabilitation of the ACL injury of Big Wave Surfer Ross Clark-Jones, providing insight in specific working with extreme sports athletes and displays his work with the Kieser method for rehabilitation and strength & conditioning work.

Narrative: from acute injury to rehabilitation Surfing Victoria

A case study is presented of a 16-year old elite surfer with a tibia/fibula fracture, with special interest in the different steps in treatment and rehabilitation

Drowning: What is it and what is it not?

Many definitions are used in mainstream media to discuss drowning. This presentation delves into the correct definition and pathophysiology

Medical challenges on World Tour

Discussing medical scope of practice and planning around events & need for adaptability. Allan takes us to the different locations, review of scenarios (Margaret River, Gold Coast, Tahiti, Fiji, Jeffrey’s Bay). Furthermore, provides a presentation of a variety of case reports from head injury with IC hemorrhage to Irukandji syndrome.

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