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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Is education more important than exercise in treating patellofemoral pain?

  Follow-up to BJSM podcast episode #322. Haven’t heard it yet? Listen here.  By Erin Macri @Erin_Macri, Simon Kristoffer Johansen, Michael Rathleff @MichaelRathleff After interviewing Dr. Michael Rathleff, I was thinking about how best to introduce Michael’s education slides to the clinic. Rather than simply uploading them to the site, I have collaborated here with Michael […]

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Sports Medicine Australia: Building on 2017 and taking 2018 by storm…

By Declan Boffa 2017 was a jam-packed year for us here at Sports Medicine Australia (SMA). We held our position as the top national umbrella body for sports medicine and sports science and continued to strengthen our ties with BJSM as a member society. Here’s a summary of our year as well as what we’re looking forward to […]

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Exercise medicine resources launched for health and social care students

*Media Release* Working with the Council of Deans of Health, Exercise Works! has launched the latest update of its physical activity and health resources designed specifically to support teaching in undergraduate health programmes. The “Movement for Movement” resources equip health and social care students to promote physical activity in the prevention and treatment of disease. […]

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MOOCs: Marvellous or Moot for Exercise Medicine and Physical Activity?

By Chris Oliver @CyclingSurgeon, Mairi Buchan, and Jo Hilton Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have become increasingly popular over the past few years. Especially after successful early MOOCs such as “Circuits and Electronics” by American Universities, Harvard and MIT [1]. In their simplest form MOOCs are vehicles for delivering information on a topic to an […]

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Physical Inactivity and the Clinical Champions Programme

Sport and Exercise Medicine: The UK trainee perspective – A BJSM blog series By Dr Dane Vishnubala @danevishnubala Earlier this year, Public Health England (PHE) put out a job advert for GP Clinical Champions. The job involved educating clinicians on: (i) the benefits of physical activity in primary and secondary prevention of disease and (ii) the […]

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Clinical Reasoning in Exercise and Performance Rehabilitation (February and March 2016), registrar now!

ACPSEM Course – Clinical Reasoning in Exercise & Performance Rehabilitation   Part 1- 6th & 7th February 2016 Part 2- 12th & 13th March 2016 This course is open to qualified physiotherapists The tutor team will be: Dr Nicola Phillips, Tim Sharp, Lynn Booth, Dr Phil Glasgow, Chris McNicholl and Caryl Becker. Each of our tutors have many years of […]

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Undergraduate Physiotherapists at Sheffield Hallam University use Interdisciplinary Exercise Medicine Resources

By Anna Lowe In 2014 Exercise Works! (an organisation that promotes the prevention and treatment of non-communicable diseases) made huge steps forward to enhance the exercise-related content of medical undergraduate curricula. The project “Training tomorrow’s doctors, in exercise medicine, for tomorrow’s patients” (Tomorrow’s Doctors), funded by Public Health England, led to the development of exercise […]

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Highlights from the BASEM Exercise in Health and Disease Course

By Manroy Sahni (@manroysahni) Unfortunately, the vast majority of medical schools dedicate very little teaching time to the health benefits of physical activity and how to deliver lifestyle advice to patients that would profit. As such, this course stood out as an opportunity to gain some background knowledge and learn practical tips from the experts […]

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