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The 3rd BJSM PhD Academy Awards: Class of 2018-19

  By Alan McCall It’s that time of year again, when we celebrate the fantastic contributions that recently graduated PhD candidates have made to enhancing the knowledge of sports medicine and science. Time flies, and this is now our 3rd BJSM PhD Academy Awards! Our previous winners were James O’Brien, Amy Arundale (Editor’s Pick) and Ryan Timmins […]

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Should we be more sceptical when interpreting injury studies?

  By Eirik Halvorsen Wik @eirikwik & Ken Quarrie @KenQuarrie Collecting injury data can be frustrating. The injury incidence and distributions look nice and clean in the final form of a journal article, but there are so many factors that can affect these metrics which can make you question, at times, whether they are worth reporting […]

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Student to Qualified! My first six months working in the NHS (Part 1)

  By Darragh Mc Gee @DMGPhysio Time has flown by since starting my job as an ‘early career’ physiotherapist (physio) in mid-September 2018. Here’s the first part to my blog explaining what it’s like being newly qualified and my experience transitioning from a student to a qualified physiotherapist. The transition: my experience I felt it was a […]

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Isokinetic Football Medicine Conference 2019: reflections from an early career physiotherapist aspiring for a career in SEM

The Gait Way to Sport and Exercise Medicine – a BJSM blog series  By Connie Briggs @conniebriggspt Yes: I attended the Isokinetic Conference this year, worked with the SoMe team (short for social media – yes, I did learn that expression there!), and I had a blast. The theme this year was “Football Medicine Meets the Universe […]

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All Aboard! The future of Sport and Exercise Medicine awaits.

By Justin Carrard @CarrardJustin, Stephen McMahon @SteveMcMahon855, Steffan Griffin @SteffanGriffinand Liam West @Liam_West The benefits of incorporating Sport and Exercise Medicine (SEM) into the undergraduate curriculum are known, but we rarely see it in practice (1-4). We are therefore proud to highlight that SEM is now a part of the undergraduate medical curriculum in Nottingham (UK), South Carolina (USA) […]

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Returning to play in 2019 with Dr Clare Ardern. Why not catch this week’s BJSM Podcast?

  On this week’s BJSM podcast, the Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy (JOSPT) Editor In Chief (EIC) elect Dr Clare Ardern PhD (T: @clare_ardern) helps clinicians address the difficult questions about return to play (RTP). In this 27-minute podcast Dr Ardern discusses: Tips for clinicians when approaching RTP with athletes (and here is […]

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Questions regarding recent BJSM Systematic Review on Interval Training and Fat Loss

Re: Viana, et al “Is interval training the magic bullet for fat loss? A systematic review and meta-analysis comparing moderate-intensity continuous training with high-intensity interval training (HIIT).” British Journal of Sports Medicine 53.10 (2019): 655-664. Web. 30 May. 2019. https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/53/10/655 The eLetter was submitted by Mr Matthew Hollings, Prof. Jeff Coombes, Dr Yorgi Mavros, Dr […]

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Wake up and smell the coffee! An infographic on the popular BJSM review.

Visualising BJSM papers – a new BJSM blog series A few times a month, we’ll be sharing infographics, videos and other blockbuster contributions made by valued members in the BJSM Community. To launch the series, we’ll start with Adam Virgile’s work. Working together with the lead author of a paper, he produces infographics on some of […]

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