Hooked on Sport

Hooked on Sport

As we commence our Return to Sport we are delivering updates and insights into how leagues and clubs are returning to sport and competition. Keep up to date: * practical changes you will need to make at your club * supporting your members’ physical and mental well-being * injury prevention and providing support to your athletes Hooked on Sport, with sports columnist Ben Hook, is a collaboration with Sport SA and Breakthrough Mental Health Research Foundation. BACKGROUND: As our sporting clubs started shutting down in late March 2020 Hooked on Sport was created to give you and your mates a way to stay connected as we adjusted to life without our great sports clubs and communities. GET INVOLVED: We'll continue to speak with athletes from all sports. Share your favourite club memories, tell us who you'd like us to interview - an international sportsperson or an unsung sporting hero - and tell us what your club is doing as you return to your sporting club and competition.... Show More

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September 20, 2020 27 min
Physiotherapist and elite athlete Daniel Lee discusses why girls and women playing Aussie Rules benefit from training programs that are specifically designed for them.
Daniel talks about his focus on women's sport and how he came to create Level Up: Women's AFL. Daniel discusses skills training, strength and conditioning, recovery, injury prevention and his research into concussion.
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September 3, 2020 70 min
Join the 130 representatives from 70 sports who attended the Sport SA Industry Forum at Priceline Stadium today to hear from Prof Nicola Spurrier, Dr Chris Lease, Dr Janet Young, John Mannion and Katrina Ranford.
(00:30) Ben Hook (01:35) Michael Wright, President Sport SA (05:00) Ben Hook (06:00) Katrina Ranford, Inclusive Sport SA (10:40) Panel Introduction, (12:11) Panel Q&A. Resources: https://inclusivesportsa.com.au/sport/re...
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Sport SA hosted SA sporting CEOs and Presidents to hear from Professor Nicola Spurrier, Dr Chris Lease, Dr Janet Young and Katrina Ranford on COVID and our Return to Sport.
(1:30) MICHAEL WRIGHT, President, Sport SA(3:30) PROFESSOR NICOLA SPURRIER, Chief Public Health Officer, SA Health(18:40) Panel Discussion / Q&A. DR CHRIS LEASE, Executive Director Health Protection and Licensing Services, Deputy Chief Public Health Officer, ...
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August 24, 2020 22 min
Hear how Ana Barisic filled in for a team photo shoot, attended one practice session and was hooked on Aussie Rules. Ana has played footy for the ZKAN Zagreb Panthers, Croatia in the AFL European Cup and this season for Norwood in the SANFL's Statewide Super Women's League.
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August 20, 2020 18 min
COVID Marshals are required at sporting events commencing 21 August 2020. Sport SA CEO, Leah Cassidy takes us through why a COVID Marshal is required and their role within sporting clubs.
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August 11, 2020 12 min
Sporting clubs across South Australia will be tackling mental health head on this season as part of the Breakthrough Community Round.Clubs across all sporting codes will be donning purple and blue armbands on August 15 to raise awareness and much needed funds for mental health research. John Mannion and Jade Spicer from Breakthrough Mental Health Research Foundation let us know what's happening this weekend and how you can supp...
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Another bizarre chapter in the recipe book of pro sport 2020. Steph Na has been in the US since March and talks us through how the impact of COVID played out for professional golf. From playing, to partying at The Players Championship, to the Symetra Tour being shut down, and her time away from golf. Discovering her go to dish - Chicken Piccata, and now, her excitement of getting back to tournament golf.
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August 6, 2020 8 min
Sport SA CEO, Leah Cassidy outlines what's changed for sporting clubs - new government directions released 5 August 2020.
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August 3, 2020 20 min
Debbie Sterrey, CE0 Tennis SA updates us on tennis in SA and discusses how her team are working with clubs across the state to get them back to tennis. The reborn Adelaide International is also a focus as they work to get the best players in the world to Adelaide in 2021.
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The IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON COMMUNITY SPORT report collected data from over 4000 clubs, over 100 different sports from every state and territory. It highlighted that if financial help is not forthcoming, 1 in 4 of these community sporting clubs will face insolvency. Patrick Walker CEO Australian Sports Foundation emphasises the huge role that sporting clubs play in our community life. 'They are so important for physical and menta...
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July 30, 2020 1 min
Patrick Walker, CEO Australian Sports Foundation introduces the IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON COMMUNITY SPORT Survey.The full interview with be available over the weekend.Access the Australian Sports Foundation report here: https://covid.sportsfoundation.org.au/
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July 25, 2020 25 min
The Netball SA Premier League is back! Netball SA CEO Bronwyn Klei previews the Premier League and encourages us all to adopt a team this season. Bronwyn explains what is happening with the local leagues and the excitement as the Adelaide Thunderbirds prepare for their season start in early August.
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July 16, 2020 21 min
'Stopping was tough, starting again was even harder.' Special Olympics Australia CEO, Corene Strauss shares her heartbreak in having to tell her community to cease all sport back in March. Returning to sport in June created its own set of challenges. Her team developed guidelines for their 14 sports taking on board each state and territories different approach to returning to sport. Corene gives us an insight into the signi...
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July 14, 2020 24 min
Ben Hook catches up with Shooting Australia CEO Luke van Kempen to discuss COVID, pathway development, athlete well-being, Para-shooting, shooting for the visually impaired, women in shooting and Olympic selections.
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July 2, 2020 24 min
Eddie Denis is a High Performance Lead at South Australian Sports Institute (SASI). Eddie joins Ben to discuss how their elite athletes have managed through the shutdown and the online competitions they have been involved in. Eddie shares his thoughts on what international sport may look like in the future, and since returning to SASI, what sports program has made an impression.
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July 2, 2020 10 min
Leah Cassidy CEO Sport SA provides an update as we enter Step 3 in the Return to Sport.
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A recent survey by the Australian Sports Foundation highlighted the risk to our sporting clubs, with 20% thinking they will go under within 3 months, without financial support. CEO, Patrick Walker outlines their role in assisting clubs, practical tips to engage members, kids an volunteers and how clubs can raise funds through their online fundraising platform. Sport SA CEO Leah Cassidy provides an SA perspective on the national sur...
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June 29, 2020 21 min
If you’ve ever fallen in love with something - or someone - you initially found totally unappealing, this episode is for you. Ben’s guest is Australian cyclist Maeve Plouffe, whose love of the bike took some time to develop. Maeve is now a key member of the Australian Track Team Pursuit squad and was earlier this year selected for the Tokyo Olympic Games. She peddles her remarkable rise here.
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June 22, 2020 15 min
Ben catches up with Anthony Telfer from the SA Veterans Cricket Association to discuss the growth of veterans cricket around Australia.
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June 19, 2020 8 min
Leah Cassidy from Sport SA provides an update on the new directions that were released today - COVID Safe Plan, multiple venues, outdoor, indoor, change rooms, contact tracing, food & beverage, contact and non-contact training, return to competition dates, gyms & fitness centres, swimming pools and AGMs.
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