Imaging in Sports-Specific Musculoskeletal Injuries

By Karim Khan (@BJSM_BMJ) and Hakim Chalabi (This blog is based on the published preface for the book – it’s not a new piece of writing. Think of BJSM going green – re-use, refresh, re-edit (a bit)). Wow!!! Wow!!! Wow!! As experienced sports physicians we have seen most of the injuries, we have listened to very many lectures […]

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An Illustrated Atlas of Orthopedic MRI: Book review (two thumbs up!)

BJSM Book Review:  MRI-Essentials.com An Illustrated Atlas of Orthopedic MRI Fischer, Guermazi, Roemer, Carrino, Crema, Grainger, Kijowski, Steinbach This new sports imaging atlas provides the BJSM community with a wonderful atlas of images (there are 3283 MR case illustrations) and clinically relevant text. Image-based learning is certainly the trend in Radiology, and the authors are to […]

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Sports-Related Concussion in Youth- Improving the Science, Changing the Culture: Book review by Dr. Michael Turner

Book review by Dr. Michael Turner Sports-Related Concussion in Youth- Improving the Science, Changing the Culture (336 pages) This is essentially the 2012 Zurich Concussion Consensus process applied to research in youth sport – a great summary of the topic but not an easy read. For anyone versed in concussion the themes will be familiar: […]

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Book Review: “Triathlete’s Training Bible”

The Triathlete’s Training Bible will make triathletes smarter, stronger and faster Review by Ross Tucker Joe Friel’s Triathlete’s Training Bible, now in its 3rd edition, has become an indispensable tool for triathletes of all levels wishing to improve their performance using evidence-based methods and principles. Of most credit to the book is that it is […]

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Book Review: Clinical anatomy of the lumbar spine and sacrum

Clinical anatomy of the lumbar spine and sacrum (2005) By Nikolai Bogduk Published by Churchill Livingstone pp 324, US$90. ISBN: 0-443-10119-1 This publication can be considered a classic for those clinicians involved in the care of patients with lower back problems. The purpose of the book is given in the foreword and the first paragraph […]

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Book Review: Science and football V: the proceedings of the 5th World Congress on Science and Football

Science and football V: the proceedings of the 5th World Congress on Science and Football. Edited by Thomas Reilly, Jan Cabri and Duarte Araújo. Published by Routledge, 2005, pp 634. ISBN: 978-0-415-48480-0 (paperback); 978-0-415-33337-5 (hardback); 978-0-203-41299-2 (electronic) Target: Football elite and sub-elite sport science support Appeal: Broad coverage necessary components sport science. As a sports […]

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Book Review: Martindale’s Drugs Restricted in Sport

Martindale’s Drugs Restricted in Sport, Pocket Companion, 2008 Sean C. Sweetman (editor) Publisher: Pharmaceutical Press, 2008 ISBN 978-0-85369-825-8 416 pages “Martindale’s Drugs Restricted in Sport” is unique in its kind. It is the first pharmacopia that lists all the drugs that are on the WADA list of prohibited substances, drawing on the wealth of information […]

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