Crossingtheline Summit – Let’s Talk About Athlete Retirement

By Fiona Wilson Crossingtheline (crossingthelinesport.com) is an exciting new initiative launched by a group of ex international athletes, led by Gearoid Towey (four time Olympian and World Champion rower). Its purpose is to provide a platform and resource to support athletes in retirement. Boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard famously quoted, “Nothing could satisfy me outside […]

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Student interested in Sports and Exercise Medicine? Can you afford not to attend #USEMS16?!

By Tej Pandya Manchester Sports and Exercise Medicine Society are proud to host the Undergraduate Sports and Exercise Medicine Society’s (USEMS) 2016 annual conference. The day will be a mix of talks and interactive workshops; from concussion & career progression to hands-on ultrasound scanning. You will also hear from professionals working in high-performance roles of all sorts (think Team Sky, […]

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Financial impact of injury, biometrics, and communication: Lessons from MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference 2016

By Sean Carmody (@seancarmody1) “We can’t win like everyone else, we have to do something different” Those are the words of Dr David Martin, Director of Performance and Research at the Philadelphia 76ers, who featured on the Sport Science panel at the 2016 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference (SSAC). The sentiment related to the 76ers’ […]

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Congrats to ECOSEP, MuscleTech Network, and FC Barcelona – the 2015 cover competition winners!

Congratulations to all of the collaborators and supporters of the ECOSEP/FC Barcelona, December 2015 BJSM issue (#24) for winning the 2015 cover competition by a landslide (honorable runner up goes to Sports Physiotherapy New Zealand 49(issue #14) Strong debut performance!). We had the pleasure of sharing the news with two of the major contributors: Nikos Malliaropoylos (founding member […]

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Conference Highlights from the Concussion in Sport conference at the Sports Surgery Clinic in Dublin

By Steffan Griffin (@lifestylemedic) and Dr. Sean Carmody (@seancarmody1) You may have seen @BJSMPlus – our conference twitter handle feeding various clinical pearls from events around the world – going into overdrive at the recent ‘Concussion: Diagnosis and Rehabilitation’ conference at the Sports Surgery Clinic in Dublin early last month #sscConcussion This fantastic event, expertly organised […]

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Spotlight on the Patellofemoral Clinical Symposium September 5th, 2015

This symposium is for clinicians who are treating patients with patellofemoral problems. Join leading researchers and clinicians for an informative, practical, and interactive symposium. Better incorporate best practicies for patellofemoral pain into your practice. The 4th International Patellofemoral Pain Clinical Symposium will be held at the University of Central Lancashire in Preston, UK on Saturday […]

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Fortius International Sports Injury Conference (FISIC) – A conference you can’t afford to miss…

Wimbledon is well underway, cricket season is in full flow, football season is commencing and 20 national rugby squads are preparing to compete in the 2015 Rugby World Cup – needless to say it is another exciting summer of sport. With the home Rugby World Cup tournament fewer than three months away, the 50-man England […]

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Football Medicine Strategies for Player Care Conference – Take home messages

Undergraduate perspective on Sports & Exercise Medicine – a BJSM blog series By Zachary Spargo (@ZachSpargo) After attending the Football Medicine Strategies (#FMS2015) Conference in London, I was inspired to put together a brief, yet hopefully informative overview of the streams I attended. It was a fantastic opportunity to learn, first hand, from some of the […]

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Physiotherapy and ‘The Young Athlete’: Education, advocacy, and the upcoming ACPSEM biennial conference

Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports & Exercise Medicine blog series @PhysiosinSport By Claire Treen @ClaireTreen In recent months, politicians in the UK have – quite rightly – talked a lot about the NHS. However, perhaps because many teens don’t vote, we don’t hear as much about the challenges of bone growth, adolescent and young adult […]

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Genomics, Genetics, and Exercise Biology: A Celebratory Symposium – May 2015, Santorini, Greece

www.celebratorysymposium.net The International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS) Reference Collaborating Centre of Sports Medicine for Anti-Doping Research are planning a historic event aimed at the development of the new “omics” technologies (including genomics, transcriptomics, metabolomics and proteomics) with applications in sports medicine and sport science, including anti-doping. Despite numerous attempts to discover genetic variants associated […]

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