Extreme Physical Activity Promotion: Doc Murray to run 7 Ultra Marathons on all 7 continents within 7 days

In the spirit of extreme physical activity promotion, Doc Andrew Murray is off today (weather permitting in Antarctica) to run 7 Ultra Marathons on all 7 continents within 7 days. He’s doing this to raise awareness of the benefits of exercise (he now works on this issue for the Scottish Government) and also for The Scottish Association for […]

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New series on Career Development: Considering a Master’s of Physiotherapy?

BJSM is will highlight various career options in a series of blogs.  The first in this series is about the University of Western Australia but we hope that principles from various blogs apply broadly to those considering further education.   UWA Master of Manual Therapy: More job satisfaction for Physiotherapists Modern physiotherapy has many underlying […]

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ACL update…first day at UKSEM 2011, London

Reporting from UKsem 2011 – the largest Sports and Exercise Medicine and performance Conference in Europe. London’s Excel conference centre 23rd November – no downtime for the BJSM blog! Richard Frobell opened with 3 major revelations. #1. ACL injuries are associated with arthritis – whether you have a reconstruction or not.  (citation classic, 103 citations […]

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BJSM author grabs Australia’s #1 researcher title

Physiotherapists have increasingly provided many of the major advances in sports and exercise medicine in the past 20 years and Professor Paul Hodges has been pre-eminent among them.  Now we regularly see sport and exercise medicine papers in the BMJ, Lancet, JAMA and even the New England Journal of Medicine. This reflects the wave of improved research […]

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