Peter Brukner is a specialist sports and exercise physician whose most recent position has been Australian cricket team doctor for the past five years. Peter is the founding partner of Olympic Park Sports Medicine Centre in Melbourne and Professor of Sports Medicine at Latrobe University. A founding Executive Member of the Australasian College of Sports Physicians, he served two terms as President and played a key role in establishing sports medicine as a medical specialty in Australia. Peter is the coauthor of the widely used text book Clinical Sports Medicine and has been team physician for professional football clubs as well as national athletics, swimming, soccer and men’s hockey teams including Olympic and Commonwealth Games. Peter was the Socceroos Team Doctor at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa and more recently Head of Sports Medicine and Sports Science at Liverpool Football Club. He is the cofounder of the public health campaign SugarByHalf and is committed to the challenge of improving the nation’s health with improved diet and increased physical activity.
Jill is a Professor in musculoskeletal health in La Trobe University's Sport and Exercise Medicine Research Centre, Melbourne Australia. Jill's research areasinclude sports medicine and tendon injury. Jill investigates tendon pathology,treatment options and risk factors for tendon injury. Jill is currently lecturs andconducts workshops both locally and internationally.
Bruce is an orthopaedic surgeon with subspecialty training in Sports Surgery. He is the Head
of Trauma at Auckland City Hospital, and Lecturer at Dept. of Orthopaedics, University of
Auckland. Bruce was Professor of Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine at the University of
Washington USA, and is widely published in several orthopaedic and sports medicine
journals and textbook chapters.