Archive: 20 min podcast re: Mechanotherapy paper (>89,000 views)

Many BJSM followers know about mechanotherapy – so skip this blog. If you aren’t aware that you know about it, there is a BJSM podcast – here’s the link. Relevant background —  I have a ‘competing interest’ – I’m blogging about a paper I coauthored. It’s my 2nd such post since we started blogging seriously […]

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From physiotherapist student to [want to be] master: the road to excellence

Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine blog series By Kenny Watt My affiliation with the British University and College Sports (BUCS) medical system was initiated as a physiotherapy student, wanting future full time work in sports. Also, thanks to an inspirational lecturer and a meeting at the bi-ennial ACPSEM conference (The 2013 conference is […]

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Clinical trials in sports physiotherapy. Building on 5 decades of research to produce even better trials: a critical review and tips for improvements

By  Steven J Kamper1, 2, Anne M ,Moseley1   and, Mark R Elkins3 1 The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney. Australia 2 The EMGO+ Institute, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam. The Netherlands 3 Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia Introduction The last decades have seen an enormous shift in the practice […]

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The latest in osteoarthritis rehabilitation: exercise and education still on top

 By Lindsay Davey from Toronto Physiotherapy  @Toronto_Physio With aging populations and growing obesity rates, the total number of individuals suffering from chronic joint conditions including osteoarthritis is expected to nearly double between 2005 and 2030, reaching 41 million in the United States alone.  This growth coincides with a proportional increase in health care intervention and […]

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A Sensational Experience as a Physiotherapist in Colombia for the World Games 2013

By Laura Partridge, member of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports and Exercise Medicine,  www.physiosinsport.org From anticipation to preparation Following their qualification at last years World Championships in Japan, I eagerly anticipated – for over 10 months – accompanying the Great Britain Ultimate Frisbee squad to the World Games. The World Games, one of the prestige […]

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A responsible key-holder: is it time for legislation on medical provision for athletes at the sports ground?

Sport and Exercise Medicine: The UK trainee perspective (A BJSM blog series) By Stefan Kluzek and Rose Penfold UK sports grounds typically have a stock of emergency medications, supplied and prescribed by a club doctor.  Recently, a physiotherapy colleague told me that Professional Sport Association pitch- side trainers informed her that medications, especially emergency medications, should […]

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Managing hamstring tears – a physiotherapist’s personal story as a patient

Originally posted on Running Physio a handy information resource (for both runners and physios) created by @tomgoom Hamstring tears are incredibly common, so common in fact that occasionally us physios get them! Richard Norris knows hamstring injuries inside out, partly because he’s a clinical specialist in lower limb injuries and partly because he recently pulled his hammy! […]

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BASEM Congress 2013 – St George’s Park, 31st October & 1st November

BASEM 2013 is a ‘not-to-miss’ event for clinicians interested in sport and exercise medicine & physiotherapy. A great forum for physiotherapists, sports therapists and doctors, the packed program is full of practical sessions and opportunities for networking and discussion. See full program details HERE. What’s more, it will be at the impressive new venue of St. […]

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A physio’s reflections from highest mountain bike race in the world: Yak Attack 2013

Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine blog series By Nicki Phillips (@NicolaPhillPT)   As a sports physiotherapist, I’ve worked in some strange places and covered events from High Performance to local charity matches. A recent trip ranks up there as one of the more extreme experiences and as one of the most enjoyable. […]

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Practical tips for a future in sports physiotherapy

Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine blog series (The ACPSEM is a BJSM member society – see January’s ACPSM issue of BJSM here; all ACPSEM members have full access to BJSM for free through the ACPSEM website) Getting involved in Sport and Exercise Medicine, a physiotherapist graduate’s perspective By Natalie Morgan My […]

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