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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Perfect time to commit to UKsem London…Nov 23 thru 26 or part thereof…

Looking for a world class conference bringing together sport and exercise medicine, conditioning and science with nutrition, rehabilitation and high performance coaching?. This conference will provide new knowledge for those working with elite sport and recreational athletes as well as those presenting to all clinicians for exercise prescription. See the UKsem home page including the […]

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E-letter: Abduction/Valgus Kinematics of Lower Leg Relative to Femur

This e-letter is in response to Non-contact ACL injuries in female athletes: an International Olympic Committee current concepts statement. Abstract | Full Article This outstanding body of research is a watershed in the fight against ACL-injuries.  This group should be richly commended for this excellent work. The work points to (a priori) how, in the case of alpine skiing, excessive […]

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