The 2012 International Convention on Science, Education and Medicine in Sport July 19-24th 2012, SECC Glasgow

Call for Abstracts The International Olympic Committee (IOC), International Paralympic Committee (IPC), International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS) and the International Council for Sport Science and Physical Education (ICSSPE) announced that their International Convention on Science, Education and Medicine in Sport will take place in Glasgow just before the Opening Ceremonies for the 2012 Olympic […]

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The Pelvic Girdle: An Integration of Clinical Expertise and Research, Guest Blog by Erin Macri (PT)

Book Review: The Pelvic Girdle, 4th edition by Diane Lee (major contributor Linda-Joy Lee) Did you know that our understanding of how the pelvis moves has changed in just the last few years? Of all the body regions I’ve treated clinically, I have always found the pelvic girdle to be the most complicated and even […]

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Guest Blog by Dr Richard Weiler: The England Cerebral Palsy Football Team

Part 1 of 2: CPISRA Cerebral Palsy Football World Championship, Netherlands 16 teams, 12 athletes per squad, 7-a-side football, 30 minutes each half, 18 days of rain and cheese slices every meal – the CPISRA Cerebral Palsy World Football Championships, Assen, Netherlands. The athletes are supported by the FA in the same manner as any […]

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Guest Blog: Debating Strategies to Reduce Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletes: Dr. Drezner Responds to Sports Cardiology Editorial

Mosterd, Senden, and, Engelfriet, authors of a recent editorial, (in Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, April 2011) suggest strategies to reduce the occurrence of sudden cardiac death in athletes. They also comment on the limitations of routine prescreening of athletes. The authors reference the seminal work of Drs. Corrado, Drezner, Basso, and Thiene that promotes preparticipation […]

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Real-life gait solutions (not just cyborg videos!!)

With apropulsive cyborg gait videos, IQ measures using gait observation, and distance running clinics to observe and improve biomechanics, the sports medicine community (and the general public) has a widespread interest in the significance of  “gait.” In this month’s BJSM Editor’s Choice section (free online!) Noehren, Scholz, and Davis investigate the role of hip mechanics in […]

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‘Smokadiabesity’ reaches epidemic proportions. But low fitness still kills more Americans than smoking, diabetes and obesity combined!

MOST LIKED BLOG OF 2011 – GETS A DUST OFF AND FRONT BLOG STATUS FOR 24 HOURS. PLEASE ‘LIKE’ OR RETWEET IF YOU FEEL THIS IS MESSAGE HAS NOT GOT THROUGH TO THOSE MAKING PUBLIC HEALTH DECISIONS OR TO ALL CLINICIANS GIVING HEALTH ADVICE Smoking, diabetes and obesity are  major public health concerns.  At the […]

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13th Annual Scientific Conference in Sport and Exercise Medicine

********************************************************************************* A Memorial Service to celebrate the life of ERIC ARTHUR NEWSHOLME, MA, DSc, Fellow and Tutor in Biochemistry of Merton College, Oxford 1973-1996, Emeritus Fellow of Merton College 1996-2011, will be held in Merton College Chapel on Saturday 15 October 2011 at 3.00 pm.  Tea in Hall. […]

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