Dr Peter Larkins is a former Olympic athlete, sports physician and media personality. Peter is a foundation fellow of the Australasian College of Sports Physicians, a fellow of Sports Medicine Australia, and a foundation fellow of the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine in the UK.He has represented Australia as a competitor in middle-distance running at Olympic, Commonwealth, and World Cup competitions, and was captain of the Australian track and field team in 1983. He has worked as team doctor with a wide range of sports, including the Australian track and field, cricket, triathlon and lacrosse teams, and with Geelong and Adelaide in the AFL. Peter served as a board member of Sports Medicine Australia, and is on multiple committees for medical and government organizations.Nick Bracks joins Peter to discuss mental health, maintaining balance, building resilience, & reinventing yourself, among many other topics. Peter shares interesting stories and insights, and has a powerful message that is relevant to anyone wanting to better themselves. You can learn more about Peter here: http://www.sportsmed.epworth.com.au/doctors/dr-peter-larkins/Thanks for listening! We would love your support so we can keep growing this show! Please subscribe, review, comment and share this episode with five friends to help us make a difference! Subscribe to nickbracks.com and receive a FREE tip sheet to help you create simple daily wellness habits. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
One of Australia's most senior specialist sports physicians, Dr. Peter Larkins, speaks to the AFL 360 and On the Couch team around how the COVID-19 testing process works, what happens when a player (inevitably) tests positive, and what the next steps are for the AFL industry as the world battles this crisis