SMI VIDEO LIBRARY

 

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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

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

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.

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

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

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.

The need for training, support and education

Oliver shares his experience of working with surfers and surf athletes including his vision on how to professionalize the education and training programs in surfing and why this is needed.

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.

Global Burden of Drowning

Providing perspective of burden of drowning globally, risk factors in western world differ from development world, children are exposed to water in everyday life, not in recreational way

Injury Reduction for Surfers

Injury Reduction for Surfers

An overview of surf injury incidence, type and location is provided. Surfer physiology and movements are explained to improve your understanding and optimal prevention strategies in surfing. Several prevention exercises are handed out to implement in your practice as a surfer or professional working with surfers.

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Tropical disease in remote Surfing environment

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

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Medical challenges on World Tour

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.

read more
Fiji XXL Swell

Fiji XXL Swell

Wendy Wilkinson shares her experience of management of non-fatal drowning during XLL Swell Fiji 2016, reviewing the challenges of providing medical care in remote location.

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Drowning Resuscitation

Drowning Resuscitation

Review of Drowning Resuscitation in a Surfing environment: discussing bystander rescue by surfers, rationale why Surfers Drown, roadmap through resuscitation and treatment, Case Report Drowning Incident Maladives

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Global Burden of Drowning

Global Burden of Drowning

Providing perspective of burden of drowning globally, risk factors in western world differ from development world, children are exposed to water in everyday life, not in recreational way

read more

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