Current Soft tissue techniques for Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise: developing skills and justifying treatment choices

Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine blog series @PhysiosinSport   By Vikki Mills  @vikki_mills80 and Faith Fisher-Atack BSc @physiofaith The ACPSEM recently hosted the 2 part soft tissue techniques course, “Current Soft Tissue techniques for Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise”. This course is an integral part of the ACPSEM pathway which develops clinicians and enables […]

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Let’s get physical! It’s ‘Physical activity for life’ today on World Physiotherapy Day 2017

The Physical Activity and Population Health BJSM Blog Series  By Sonia Cheng (@soniawmcheng) Today, September 8 is none other than World Physiotherapy Day, and this year the World Confederation of Physical Therapy (WCPT) is celebrating the profession with the message ‘Physical activity for life’. This message builds on the World Health Organisation’s call for global […]

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The rise of Brazilian Sports Physiotherapy: one of the legacies of the RIO 2016 Olympics

By Mario Bizzini (@SportfisioSwiss) On August 12th, I visited the Polyclinic at the Olympic Village, to meet my Brazilian Sports PT friends Felipe Tadiello and Luciana de Michelis (the current president of Sport Physical Therapy Group in Brasil – SONAFE> www.sonafe.com.br). The purpose of my visit was, on behalf of the  International Federation of Sports […]

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Geeking Out at the Football Medicine Strategies Conference (BJSM’s 2015 Cover competition winner shares the story of her prize, and 5 take home messages)

By Christina Le @yegphysio I won registration to the Football Medicine Strategies Conference in London through a BJSM Twitter contest and lived to write about it. My blog highlights some of my favourite take home messages from the conference. Read about great clinical tips from Jill Cook, Tim Gabbett, Carl Askling, and more! Originally posted on […]

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Clinical Reasoning in Exercise and Performance Rehabilitation (February and March 2016), registrar now!

ACPSEM Course – Clinical Reasoning in Exercise & Performance Rehabilitation   Part 1- 6th & 7th February 2016 Part 2- 12th & 13th March 2016 This course is open to qualified physiotherapists The tutor team will be: Dr Nicola Phillips, Tim Sharp, Lynn Booth, Dr Phil Glasgow, Chris McNicholl and Caryl Becker. Each of our tutors have many years of […]

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BJSM Podcasts – a year in review

Fridays are good days. We hope BJSM podcasts add to that feeling. 2015 marked an exciting year for sports physio / sports medicine podcasts. We loved listening to our colleagues’ podcasts – Jack Chew Physio Matters, Adam Meakins (@AdamMeakins), James MacDonald, the MACP, the Naked Physio and Dr Andy Frankyn-Miller. @BJSM_BMJ will feature on Karen […]

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Missed the ACPSEM Biennial Young Athlete conference? Not to worry- here are some highlights with links to key resources

Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine blog series @PhysiosinSport CONFERENCE REPORT By Zachary Spargo (@ZachSpargo) The Physios in Sport (ACPSEM) Biennial Young Athlete Conference was in no uncertain terms an absolute classic! Great speakers, hot topics, lots of networking and above all – mini burgers for lunch! The focus was on managing […]

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Undergraduate Physiotherapists at Sheffield Hallam University use Interdisciplinary Exercise Medicine Resources

By Anna Lowe In 2014 Exercise Works! (an organisation that promotes the prevention and treatment of non-communicable diseases) made huge steps forward to enhance the exercise-related content of medical undergraduate curricula. The project “Training tomorrow’s doctors, in exercise medicine, for tomorrow’s patients” (Tomorrow’s Doctors), funded by Public Health England, led to the development of exercise […]

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Physiotherapy’s role in an adolescent multi-sports environment: what’s tape got to do with it?

Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports & Exercise Medicine blog series @PhysiosinSport By James Boyd Well, what a fantastic few days I’ve had recently. I’ve not long returned from working at the 2015 Sainsbury’s School Games, and am proud to have shared company with a wonderful plethora of athletes, coaches, doctors and physiotherapists. This was my second […]

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