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Peter Brukner, OAM, MBBS, FACSP, FACSM, FASMF, is currently associate professor in sports medicine at the Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine at the University of Melbourne. Peter has been clinic director at the Olympic Park Sports Medicine Centre in Melbourne since 1987 and has served two terms as president of the Australian College of Sports Physicians, during which time he was instrumental in the establishment of a specialist level training programme in Australia for sports medicine physicians. He has published widely internationally, with a number of books, book chapters and original research articles. Peter is the co-author of Clinical sports medicine. He was an Australian team physician at the Atlanta Olympic Games and team manager of the Australian athletics team at the Sydney Olympics, as well as serving as team physician for professional football clubs, national athletics, swimming and men’s hockey teams. He was recently awarded the medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for services to sports medicine.

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