The Sneakers in the Closet

By Phillip B. Sparling I was in the basement going through our cedar chest hoping to locate some obscure document related to family history. Under the photo albums, I discovered an old baseball glove, a junior high football jersey and a pair of kangaroo-hide track spikes. Unexpectedly, I found old friends. The Rawlings glove was […]

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BJSM APP REVIEW – UBC Radiology

By Daniel Friedman @ddfriedman APP REVIEW NAME OF THE MOBILE APPLICATION UBC Radiology Teaching App CREATORS Dr. Kathryn Darras (Project Lead) and Dr. Matthew Toom (Technical Lead) CATEGORY OF THE MOBILE APPLICATION Medical PLATFORM iOS (requires iOS 8.0 or later; compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch), Android COST Free ABOUT THE APP Based on the […]

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APP REVIEW. Physiotherapy Assessment Tool (PHAST): clinical assessment guide and injury profile identification

By Natalia Bittencourt @bittencourt_nfn, Sergio Fonseca and Luciana D Mendonça @luludemichelis APP REVIEW NAME OF THE MOBILE APPLICATION PHAST – Physiotherapy Assessment Tool CATEGORY OF THE MOBILE APPLICATION Android: health and wellness; iOS: health and fitness. PLATFORM Android, iOS. COST 3 Free Assessment credits; 10 Assessment credits US$23.99 ABOUT THE APP Several sports injuries are a result […]

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“Do the associations of sedentary behaviour with cardiovascular disease and cancer mortality differ by physical activity level? A systematic review and harmonised meta-analysis of data from 850,060 participants” – What it all means

The Physical Activity and Population Health BJSM Blog Series  By Sonia Cheng @soniawmcheng Standing desks! Walking meetings! With phrases like “Sitting is the new smoking” making headlines in the media and almost 40% of Australian newspaper stories about sedentary behaviour suggesting that the benefits of physical activity (PA) are negated by too much sitting1, I […]

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How physiotherapists can contribute to decision making: a proposal for a PT treatment pathway for knee osteoarthritis

By Afxentios Kekelekis @afxentios Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is a leading cause for knee pain and disability worldwide.1Approximately 25% of people aged over 60 years experience knee pain from degenerative knee disease.2 Risk factors for knee OA are multifactorial and include age, previous knee injury, female gender, obesity, diabetes, sedentary life, and psychosocial agents.1The most traditionally […]

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Deload the runner: La Trobe SEM Run Science Symposium review July 6th-7th [PART 2]

By Luke Nelson @sportschiroluke, Brad Beer @Brad_Beer and Hamish Vickerman @Hamishvic Two days of action-packed learning at the LaTrobe Run Science Symposium last month led us to write up a Part 2 to our initial blog (Check out PART 1 here). In this blog, we add in plenty of clinical pearls and a link to […]

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Letter in Response to: The association of light intensity physical activity (LIPA) with adult cardiometabolic health and mortality by Chastin and colleagues 

Letter in Response to The association of light intensity physical activity (LIPA) with adult cardiometabolic health and mortality by Chastin and colleagues  To the Editor, In Reply, We thank Dr Füzéki and colleagues for their thoughtful letter regarding our meta-analysis of the association of light intensity physical activity (LIPA) and adult cardiometabolic health and mortality [1]. The […]

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The association of light intensity physical activity (LIPA) with adult cardiometabolic health and mortality by Chastin and colleagues (Letter to the Editor)

Letter in response to BJSM Open Access Review: Chastin SFM, Craemer M de, Cocker K de, et al. How does light-intensity physical activity associate with adult cardiometabolic health and mortality? Systematic review with meta-analysis of experimental and observational studies. Br J Sports Med 2018.  Dear Editor, We read the recent systematic review with meta-analysis on the association […]

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