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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Final 4 days for Abstract Submission ~ Patellofemoral Pain Research Retreat, Sept 18-20, 2013, Vancouver BC

In relation to its size, the patellofemoral joint (PFJ) is one of the most described joints of the human body. This may be partly attributed to the high prevalence of patellofemoral pain (PFP) in active people, the controversies concerning the underlying aetiological mechanisms, and the recalcitrant nature of the symptoms. The natural history of this […]

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BJSM podcasts speak for themselves – 6,738 downloads in the last 30 days!

Are you an app developer? If you want to create the BJSM podcast app please ‘call me maybe’.  Granted BJSM podcasts are marginally less popular than Carly Rae Jepsen’s hit (300 million views) but I am optimistic that sports medicine will truimph over time. Right now we are only 300 million views behind (with rounding). […]

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“n=1” Are we allowing personal bias to influence our clinical advice?

Sport and Exercise Medicine: The UK trainee perspective (A twice-monthly series on the BJSM blog) By Dr James Noake Most of the clinicians reading this blog currently possess or have previously had a sporting pedigree of some description. I would predict that a large number of you would state that this is what brought you into the […]

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E-letter: Are there risk factors in alpine skiing?

This E-letter is in response to Are there risk factors in alpine skiing? A controlled multicentre survey of 1278 skiers. Abstract | Full article We read with interest the article from Hasler et al. (2009) “Are there risk factors in alpine skiing? A controlled multicentre survey of 1278 skiers”. In general, the answer is: ‘yes, there are […]

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