Conference 2017

The Conference Scientific and Organising Committees of Sports Medicine New Zealand invite you to the organisation’s 2017 annual scientific meeting to be held 26-28 October at the Novotel Hamilton Tainui Hotel, Hamilton NZ.

Keynote Speakers

Dr Yorck Olaf Schumacher

Sports Medicine Physician

Yorck Olaf Schumacher completed his medical studies in Germany and South Africa.  He obtained specialisation in internal medicine and sports medicine.
 In 2012 he joined Aspetar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital.

Dr Schumacher has been team physician for the German Olympic Team since 2000 and attended many international sporting events in that function.

His research interest ranges from sports science and physiology to clinical sports medicine.  His focus recently has been on sports haematology and the adaptation of the haematological system of the athlete to different environments.


More details to come.