The function of fun: cycling reduces PTSD symptoms in a group of high-risk adolescent involved in a community cycling programme

By Sue Lawrence RN Phd One-to-One Israel funds a cycling programme for youth that have experienced home and political instability, and are supported by social services. Our (me,the Centre of Abuse and Trauma Studies  and One-to-One Israel) research mission is to prove that sports improve post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms for these young people. Our research We developed […]

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The Podcast World Cup: The cream of the BJSM Podcasts…. Semi-final line-up!

By Paul Blazey @blazey85 The quarter-final deadline has slammed shut and we have a theme growing amongst our podcast listeners. I suspect it may have something to do with England exiting the World Cup at the semi-final stage but over the week our podcasts on ‘pain management’ seem to have been doing rather well. Here […]

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A roadmap to a job in professional football: our story and 4 ways to help you get there!

Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine blog series @PhysiosinSport By Portsmouth Football Club Physiotherapists Jack Hughes and Will Harlow-Trigg Maps can show you the different routes to your destination, but, they don’t tell youwhere to go. They inform you about your options, and there is usually more than one way to get […]

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The Podcast World Cup: The cream of the BJSM Podcasts…. Let’s get listening and share best practice

By Paul Blazey @blazey85 The World Cup is coming to its culmination, only 4 nations remain and the English nationals here at BJSM are getting excited to see whether “it’s coming home”. To keep with the theme, we thought a series of blogs to celebrate the huge vault of great content stored on our podcast […]

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Football focus series: Why the risky business of hamstring injuries makes eccentrics essential for injury prevention

Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine: Football Focus series @PhysiosinSport By Adam Johnson @PreventionPhys As we head into the new football season with high hopes for our respective clubs, there is one thing that we can be relatively confident in: amongst the bore draws, the last minute winners and the moments of […]

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Need to ‘stabilize’ your shoulder rehabilitation skills? Come listen to Jo Gibson deliver her pearls of wisdom

By Paul Blazey @Blazey85 Jo Gibson a renowned specialist physiotherapist from the UK is coming to Vancouver this month. Jo is the author of multiple chapters on the management of shoulder instability1-3and is a highly respected clinic leader working closely with Mr Peter Brownson, a specialist shoulder surgeon based in Liverpool, England. This close relationship […]

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Mental health issues within elite sport: are we taking steps in the right direction?

BJSM Undergraduate Perspective of SEM Blog Series – FIFA World Cup 2018 Discussion By Dr Thomas McCabe @dr_t_mccabe In the build-up to the World Cup Danny Rose was among the long line of professional athletes to describe their battles with mental illness in the main stream media (1). He talked openly about a variety of […]

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Concussion: management and mismanagement at FIFA World Cup 2018

BJSM Undergraduate Perspective of SEM Blog Series – FIFA World Cup 2018 Discussion By Jeff Cullen @jeffcullen0 The main medical issue at the World Cup 2018 in Russia thus far has, not surprisingly due to the media coverage, been the management of concussion. The 2017 Concussion in Sport Group (CISG) consensus statement1 describes Sport Related Concussion as […]

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Are soccer players going the extra mile in extra-time?

By Mark Russell 1 @drmarkru55ell and Liam D. Harper 2  @lharper89  1 School of Social and Health Sciences, Leeds Trinity University, Horsforth, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS18 5HD 2 School of Human and Health Sciences, University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, HD1 3DH   With the FIFA World Cup about to enter the knockout stages, there is a very […]

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A visit from ‘Down Under’! Canada gets a masterclass with Jill Cook

By Paul Blazey @Blazey85 This past week Canada got lucky. Professor Jill Cook, renowned for her contributions in tendinopathy research, visited from Australia and delivered a series of masterclass events across the country. Participants in Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal were in for a real treat. Below is a summary of their experience and some of […]

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