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Chris Hampel

APA Sports & Exercise Physiotherapist

B.App.Sci. (Physio); M.Physio (Sports)

WSC Since: 2010

Chris has worked with a broad range of sporting teams, including the Adelaide Crows and the Matildas and offers a wealth of experience. His professional interests include rehabilitation the lower limb, in particular knee and ACL injuries. He also has a special interest in wrist, hand and finger injuries including splints. Chris has worked with the Port Magpies, State Women’s Netball Team and was a high-level basketball player.

Involvement with Teams and Associations

  • Netball SA – AMND Competition – Acute Injury Consultant Physiotherapist
  • Sports Physiotherapy Australia (SPA) – Member
  • South Australian Sports Medicine Association (SASMA) – Member
  • Australian Physiotherapy Association – Sports Titled Member & Musculoskeletal Titled Member
  • Adelaide Crows (2005 – 2010)
  • Australian Women’s Soccer team (Matildas) (2011 – 2014)
  • Port Adelaide Magpies Football Club (2004 – 2005)
  • SA Women’s Netball Team – National Championships (2005)
  • Chair of the Sports Physiotherapy Australia Committee, SA Branch
  • National Sports Physiotherapy Australia committee – Member
  • Australian Women’s Soccer team (Matildas) (2011 – 2014)
  • Professional Development committee for South Australian Sports Medicine Association (SASMA)

Greatest Sporting Moment:

  • Kieren Perkins winning 1500m swimming gold from lane 8 at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics after barely qualifying for the final
  • Any Ashes series