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When to load and by how much? Opload Conference2017 – 2nd World Congress of Sports Physical Therapy

Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine blog series @PhysiosinSport By Rosie Mew Load – When to load, How to load and by How Much – is a hot topic in the sports world, and is an ideal focus point for the 2nd World congress of Sports Physical Therapy, recently held in Belfast at […]

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World Sports PT Team Concept Conference in Las Vegas: much more than gambling!

By Mario Bizzini The notorious slogan “What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas” certainly did not apply for the recent Team Concept Conference, which was held in the renowned resort city in Nevada, US. Please just re-live the Twitter buzz on #TCC2016 to get a feeling of three exciting days (December 1 to 3, 2017) when […]

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An Open Letter to Tim Gabbett: Thank-you, I’m running harder and smarter.

By James Montgomery RE: The training-injury prevention paradox: should athletes be training smarter and harder (Open access) Br J Sports Med doi:10.1136/bjsports-2015-095788 Dear Dr. Gabbett, Thank you. Since reading your January 2016 article I can sincerely say I am running smarter and harder! You may ask ‘why did I decide to write a thank-you letter?’ Well there’s a […]

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Will training load modification reduce the incidence of anterior cruciate ligament ruptures in netball?

By Zoe Rippon Netball is the most common female team sport played in Australia and New Zealand. The elite professional netball league (ANZ championship) includes 10 teams across Australia and New Zealand. The high physical demands of the sport from sprinting, maximal jump landing (often with contact), change of direction and the rules only allowing […]

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Geeking Out at the Football Medicine Strategies Conference (BJSM’s 2015 Cover competition winner shares the story of her prize, and 5 take home messages)

By Christina Le @yegphysio I won registration to the Football Medicine Strategies Conference in London through a BJSM Twitter contest and lived to write about it. My blog highlights some of my favourite take home messages from the conference. Read about great clinical tips from Jill Cook, Tim Gabbett, Carl Askling, and more! Originally posted on […]

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Getting the best out of athletes: Load, Injuries and Determination

By Rory Heath (@roryjheath) and Xanni von Guionneau The Arsenal SEMS Conference “Marginal Gains in Sports Medicine” provided deep insight into attaining and maintaining the highest level of sporting performance in professional athletes. As the elite athletic population becomes more homogenous, the value of “marginal gains” in achieving podium finishes and championship titles is more important […]

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Balancing training load and tissue capacity

By Tom Goom (@tomgoom) Originally posted on RunningPhysio blog A key concept in preventing and managing running injuries is understanding the balance between training load and your capacity to handle that load. In a nutshell it’s a case of working within your limits and not pushing your training beyond what your body can cope with. […]

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