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Sleep as a recovery tool for athletes

Article originally published in the Aspetar Sports Medicine Journal and is reproduced with the kind permission of Aspetar – Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital.    By Charles Samuels and Lois James, Canada The athlete sleep screening questionnaire© “If your athletes go to bed, fall asleep within 30 minutes, sleep through the night with brief awakenings, feel […]

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Post-exercise recovery: Effects of whole-body cryostimulation exposure in sport and medicine

Article originally published in the Aspetar Sports Medicine Journal as part of a Targeted Issue on Post-Exercise Recovery and is reproduced with the kind permission of Aspetar – Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital.    By Christophe Hausswirth, France Elite athletes often train intensitively or compete over consecutive days. Cumulative fatigue over such periods of training or competition can […]

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A SACRUM TOO FAR – Tiger withdraws from Ryder Cup. What advice would we offer one of the world’s greatest ever golfers? Guest Blog @NicolvanDyk

Guest blog by sports physiotherapist @NicolvanDyk (Qatar) “If there’s a fork in the road, take it.” Yogi Berra Tiger Woods has officially withdrawn from the Ryder Cup – a move that makes a lot more sense than his starting the PGA last week. It seems like he is now following sound medical advice. A proper […]

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Osteoarthritic changes in the knee in handball players

This article was originally published in 2013 in the Aspetar Sports Medicine Journal and is reproduced with the kind permission of Aspetar – Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital.  Written by Daichi Hayashi, Frank W Roemer and Ali Guermazi **Note that you can subscribe (free) to the Aspetar Sports Medicine Journal by following this link (right […]

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Novak Djokovic shares his sportsmedicine secrets for success

This interview was originally published in 2013 in the Aspetar Sports Medicine Journal and is reproduced with the kind permission of Aspetar – Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital.  You can subscribe for free and have the Aspetar Sports Medicine Journal delivered to your door – yes, full colour, hard copy to your door. Google ‘Aspetar […]

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Call for abstracts: First, world conference on groin pain in athletes, Aspetar, Qatar

Dear Colleagues, We are pleased to announce that Aspetar will host the 1st World Conference on Groin Pain in Athletes. This major conference will be held at the Academy Auditorium, from 1st to 3rd November 2014. The scientific committee is currently accepting Abstract and Poster submissions in the topics related to the Groin Pain.  The […]

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Paul McGinley – an interview on 21 years in pro golf, and lessons learned from knee injury recovery

This interview was published in the Aspetar Sports Medicine Journal and is reproduced with the kind permission of Aspetar – Qatar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital. If you want the excellent Aspetar Sports Medicine Journal sent to you just email your address to: journal@aspetar.com. And you’ll join 2500+ on the subscriber list. No junk mail, no selling your […]

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Valerie Adams – Greatest shot putter ever talks about her physio & sports medicine team / And you can get the Aspetar Journal (96 pages) hard copy for free!

This interview was published in the Aspetar Sports Medicine Journal and is reproduced with the kind permission of Aspetar – Qatar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital. Just email journal@aspetar.com with the address you want the excellent Aspetar Sports Medicine Journal sent to and you’ll join 1000+ on the subscriber list. No junk mail, no selling your […]

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