Muskelverletzungen im Sport – Klassifikation

PD Dr. Peter Ueblacker Die häufigsten Verletzungen im Profi-Fußball, der Leichtathletik und vielen anderen Sportarten betreffen die Muskulatur und haben damit eine große Relevanz. Eine differenzierte Therapie und Rehabilitation ist nur nach einer präzisen Diagnosestellung und Klassifikation möglich. Aufgrund unserer täglichen Arbeit mit Profi-Athleten aus vielen verschiedenen Disziplinen, v.a. aber Fußball und Leichtathletik, liegt naturgemäß […]

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Congrats to ECOSEP, MuscleTech Network, and FC Barcelona – the 2015 cover competition winners!

Congratulations to all of the collaborators and supporters of the ECOSEP/FC Barcelona, December 2015 BJSM issue (#24) for winning the 2015 cover competition by a landslide (honorable runner up goes to Sports Physiotherapy New Zealand 49(issue #14) Strong debut performance!). We had the pleasure of sharing the news with two of the major contributors: Nikos Malliaropoylos (founding member […]

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Football Medicine Strategies: Return to Play Conference, major value for both seasoned SEM pros and students

Undergraduate perspective on Sports & Exercise Medicine – a BJSM blog By Sean Carmody (@seancarmody1) “When will they be able to get back playing?” ..That is the question that the medical staff of football clubs attempt to answer most days of their working lives. The question may come from coaches, journalists, agents, supporters, club owners and […]

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Joint Statement by the FSEM and BASEM: A Doctor’s duty of care when attending a football game

RE: A Doctor’s duty of care when attending a football game When the referee requests the medical team, at any level of football, to attend to a player, it is the medical team’s absolute duty of care to attend and assess the player. This is governed by standards of medical practice issued by the General […]

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Is the abuse of medication the next major concern in sports medicine?

By Dr Sean Carmody “Also, be aware of the pills you take. If you take sleeping pills to overcome jet lag, before you know it, you’ll be taking them every night. When your arm is sore and you’re given medication for it, throw that bottle away. Those pills will give you a painful, persistent ulcer. Be […]

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Football Medicine Strategies for Player Care Conference – Take home messages

Undergraduate perspective on Sports & Exercise Medicine – a BJSM blog series By Zachary Spargo (@ZachSpargo) After attending the Football Medicine Strategies (#FMS2015) Conference in London, I was inspired to put together a brief, yet hopefully informative overview of the streams I attended. It was a fantastic opportunity to learn, first hand, from some of the […]

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Medical Provision in English Professional Football: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

By Dominic Malcolm, Andrea Scott, Ivan Waddington Imagine you run a business in which employees are routinely paid hundreds of thousands of pounds per week. You have restricted periods when you can ‘buy’ these employees, often for millions of pounds. Yet your industry has a workplace injury rate 2000 times higher than the UK average. […]

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Transfer Deadline Day in Football: A look beyond the camera lens, into the medical room

Undergraduate perspective on Sports & Exercise Medicine – a BJSM blog series By Steffan Griffin (@lifestylemedic) 2300 GMT on the second of February marked the transfer deadline close in England and Wales. It signalled the end of a panic-ridden dash to snap up the athletes required to make a run for the top-spot. The £45 million […]

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Trust me, I’m a football doc – What do they think of us?

Undergraduate perspective on Sports & Exercise Medicine – a BJSM blog series By Dr. Natalie Shur (@NatalieShur) The Royal Society of Medicine’s new meeting “Football Medicine: A matter of perspective”, featured a star-studded line-up of individuals involved in professional football. It was not just an opportunity for audience members to directly ask players, coaches and media […]

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Football Medicine in England: A personal perspective on protocols, standards, and moving the field forward

By Dr. Michael Stone, Chief Medical Officer, Birmingham City Football Club I am fortunate to have worked within elite sport since 1994 – the majority of this time within football. Experiences and observations from my longstanding involvement in football influence my personal views on the practice of Sports Medicine both within football, and comparatively to […]

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