APP REVIEW. Physiotherapy Assessment Tool (PHAST): clinical assessment guide and injury profile identification

By Natalia Bittencourt @bittencourt_nfn, Sergio Fonseca and Luciana D Mendonça @luludemichelis APP REVIEW NAME OF THE MOBILE APPLICATION PHAST – Physiotherapy Assessment Tool CATEGORY OF THE MOBILE APPLICATION Android: health and wellness; iOS: health and fitness. PLATFORM Android, iOS. COST 3 Free Assessment credits; 10 Assessment credits US$23.99 ABOUT THE APP Several sports injuries are a result […]

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Let’s get physical! It’s ‘Physical activity for life’ today on World Physiotherapy Day 2017

The Physical Activity and Population Health BJSM Blog Series  By Sonia Cheng (@soniawmcheng) Today, September 8 is none other than World Physiotherapy Day, and this year the World Confederation of Physical Therapy (WCPT) is celebrating the profession with the message ‘Physical activity for life’. This message builds on the World Health Organisation’s call for global […]

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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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BJSM Podcasts – a year in review

Fridays are good days. We hope BJSM podcasts add to that feeling. 2015 marked an exciting year for sports physio / sports medicine podcasts. We loved listening to our colleagues’ podcasts – Jack Chew Physio Matters, Adam Meakins (@AdamMeakins), James MacDonald, the MACP, the Naked Physio and Dr Andy Frankyn-Miller. @BJSM_BMJ will feature on Karen […]

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To MSc or not to MSc? Deliberations from two physiotherapists

Undergraduate perspective on Sports & Exercise Medicine – a BJSM blog series Part 1 of a 2 part series on making your post-graduate plans. By Jonathan George (@J_George85) & Gruff Parsons Is a SEM Masters degree worthwhile for physiotherapists? To get the lowdown we sourced opinions from two up and coming  UK physiotherapists currently enrolled in the Cardiff […]

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Archive: 20 min podcast re: Mechanotherapy paper (>89,000 views)

Many BJSM followers know about mechanotherapy – so skip this blog. If you aren’t aware that you know about it, there is a BJSM podcast – here’s the link. Relevant background —  I have a ‘competing interest’ – I’m blogging about a paper I coauthored. It’s my 2nd such post since we started blogging seriously […]

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Practical tips for a future in sports physiotherapy

Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine blog series (The ACPSEM is a BJSM member society – see January’s ACPSM issue of BJSM here; all ACPSEM members have full access to BJSM for free through the ACPSEM website) Getting involved in Sport and Exercise Medicine, a physiotherapist graduate’s perspective By Natalie Morgan My […]

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Extreme Physical Activity Promotion: Doc Murray to run 7 Ultra Marathons on all 7 continents within 7 days

In the spirit of extreme physical activity promotion, Doc Andrew Murray is off today (weather permitting in Antarctica) to run 7 Ultra Marathons on all 7 continents within 7 days. He’s doing this to raise awareness of the benefits of exercise (he now works on this issue for the Scottish Government) and also for The Scottish Association for […]

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New series on Career Development: Considering a Master’s of Physiotherapy?

BJSM is will highlight various career options in a series of blogs.  The first in this series is about the University of Western Australia but we hope that principles from various blogs apply broadly to those considering further education.   UWA Master of Manual Therapy: More job satisfaction for Physiotherapists Modern physiotherapy has many underlying […]

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