Japan Sports PT – Road to #Tokyo2020

日本のスポーツ理学療法- #東京2020 Japan Sports PT – Road to #Tokyo2020 Dr Mario Bizzini @SportfisioSwiss reporting from Japan  Jan 16 This January, I visited Japan to see what’s happening in the sports Physical Therapy (PT) world in the lead up to the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games. After landing in Tokyo, I made the trip north to Sapporo, […]

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Artistry on Ice: the physical and athletic demands of figure skating and the vital role physiotherapists play

  The World Grand Prix of Figure Skating was held in Vancouver just last month. It’s the highest competitive level for Figure Skating outside of the Olympics and World Championships. BJSM editorial team (@Blazey85) caught up with physiotherapists working in this high performance sporting environment. Figure skating features artistic poise and precision in a competitive […]

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Team Doctor reflections from the 2017 Fazza International Para Archery Championships

Sport and Exercise Medicine: The UK trainee perspective –A BJSM blog series By Ajai Seth and Chris Tomlinson On January 25th 2017, para archers from all over the world gathered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, for the 3rd Fazza International Para Archery Championships. I was fortunate enough to travel with the Great Britain (GB) team. I […]

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Inside the Refugee Olympic Team with Team Doctor, Carlo Bagutti

Swiss Junior Doctors and Undergraduate Perspective on Sport and Exercise Medicine Blog Series By Artiom Ganchine, @ArtiomGanchine With the contribution of Justin Carrard, @Carrard.Justin The world is facing the biggest refugee crisis since World War II. In 2015 and according to the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), about 63 million people […]

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The rise of Brazilian Sports Physiotherapy: one of the legacies of the RIO 2016 Olympics

By Mario Bizzini (@SportfisioSwiss) On August 12th, I visited the Polyclinic at the Olympic Village, to meet my Brazilian Sports PT friends Felipe Tadiello and Luciana de Michelis (the current president of Sport Physical Therapy Group in Brasil – SONAFE> www.sonafe.com.br). The purpose of my visit was, on behalf of the  International Federation of Sports […]

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Is the Zika virus outbreak a threat to athletes’ performance at the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games?

Letter to the Editor By Rodrigo Luiz Vancini1, Marília dos Santos Andrade2, Cássia Regina Vancini-Campanharo3, Claudio Andre Barbosa de Lira  4  Dear Editor, Millions of people from all continents are expected in Brazil during the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio. These types of events are characterized by exposure of millions of international travelers to […]

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BJSM cover competition – round 2 (Vote now!)

Thanks to everyone who voted in round 1 of our second annual BJSM cover competition. Perhaps due to flexibility envy, BJSM’s issue #2 (ECOSEP special issue) goes through to the final. See the four awesome covers in this second round. To recap: You (and your friends) vote below for your favourite cover. One click and you […]

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Don’t miss Richard Budgett’s Olympics podcast…

Just a quick alert that Richard Budgett, the Chief Medical Office for the London Olympics, shares his very special insights. He was an Olympic Gold medal winner in Los Angeles before serving the UK and now the world! Click here for the podcast And remember, the IOC, through its Medical Commission, supports the 4 of […]

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