BOOK REVIEW: The Oxford Textbook of Children’s Sports and Exercise Medicine

By Dr Damien McKay The Oxford Textbook of Children’s Sports and Exercise Medicine – 3rdEdition, edited by Neil Armstrong and Willem van Mechelen, is a comprehensive reference of value to clinicians and scientists working in youth sport. This fully revised edition incorporating 50 chapters (including 17 new topics and chapters), is authored by internationally recognised […]

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Autonomic Dysreflexia and Boosting: Non-pharmacological doping in disability sport

Sport and Exercise Medicine: The UK trainee perspective – a BJSM blog series By Dr Robin Chatterjee @sportsdocrob and Dr Sonia Bains @DrSoniaBains Participation and interest in disability sport is at an all-time high. This was demonstrated by record audiences, TV viewership and levels of income generated by the 2012 London Paralympics and 2017 IAAF World Para-Athletic Championships. The […]

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Education masterclass series and BJSM webinars – bringing the latest evidence-based practice to clinicians

By Paul Blazey @Blazey85 As part of an ongoing series of masterclasses in Vancouver, Canada was lucky enough to host Jo Gibson, shoulder specialist physiotherapist from the UK. Jo delivered an in-depth update of the latest shoulder rehabilitation evidence. The course focused on the role of the kinetic chain in developing shoulder pathology and looking […]

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The Nordic Hamstring Exercise: how can we improve compliance?

Undergraduate perspective on Sport & Exercise Medicine – a BJSM blog series By Jimisayo Osinaike @jimisayoosh Millions of football enthusiasts from all over the world either travelled to Russia or were glued to their television screens during the world cup, after all, it probably is the best entertainment football has to offer. However, for Sport and Exercise Medicine […]

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Mobile app to tackle doping in sport: the ASADA Clean Sport

By Nash Anderson (@sportmednews)1, Nat Sharp 1, Balraj Ougra 2 1Enhance Healthcare, Mitchell, ACT, Australia 2Back Space Chiro, Sydney, NSW, Australia   APP REVIEW  NAME OF THE MOBILE APPLICATION ASADA PLATFORM Android: 4.0.3 and up. Version 1.1.329 tested. iOS: Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. COST Free ABOUT THE […]

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The function of fun: cycling reduces PTSD symptoms in a group of high-risk adolescent involved in a community cycling programme

By Sue Lawrence RN Phd One-to-One Israel funds a cycling programme for youth that have experienced home and political instability, and are supported by social services. Our (me,the Centre of Abuse and Trauma Studies  and One-to-One Israel) research mission is to prove that sports improve post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms for these young people. Our research We developed […]

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A roadmap to a job in professional football: our story and 4 ways to help you get there!

Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine blog series @PhysiosinSport By Portsmouth Football Club Physiotherapists Jack Hughes and Will Harlow-Trigg Maps can show you the different routes to your destination, but, they don’t tell youwhere to go. They inform you about your options, and there is usually more than one way to get […]

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Football focus series: Why the risky business of hamstring injuries makes eccentrics essential for injury prevention

Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine: Football Focus series @PhysiosinSport By Adam Johnson @PreventionPhys As we head into the new football season with high hopes for our respective clubs, there is one thing that we can be relatively confident in: amongst the bore draws, the last minute winners and the moments of […]

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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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Mental health issues within elite sport: are we taking steps in the right direction?

BJSM Undergraduate Perspective of SEM Blog Series – FIFA World Cup 2018 Discussion By Dr Thomas McCabe @dr_t_mccabe In the build-up to the World Cup Danny Rose was among the long line of professional athletes to describe their battles with mental illness in the main stream media (1). He talked openly about a variety of […]

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