Victorian Institute of Sport

Sports Medicine

The VIS sports medicine team includes leading experts and consultants with extensive experience in the high performance sport environment. They deliver an innovative and proactive program of support aimed at the early detection and management of injuries and illness.


Sports Medicine plays a major role in illness and injury prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of all VIS athletes, focusing on the clinical aspects of an athletes’ physical and mental well being.

Dr Anik Shawdon coordinates the program, supported by Dr Greg Hickey and Dr Larissa Trease.

How Sports Medicine Helps

The VIS Sports Medicine Team assists athletes with:

The Sports Medicine team ensures an athlete is in peak health to meet the demands of training and competition.

Sports Medicine services are available Tuesday afternoons, Wednesday mornings, Thursday and Friday.