A roadmap to a job in professional football: our story and 4 ways to help you get there!

Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine blog series @PhysiosinSport By Portsmouth Football Club Physiotherapists Jack Hughes and Will Harlow-Trigg Maps can show you the different routes to your destination, but, they don’t tell youwhere to go. They inform you about your options, and there is usually more than one way to get […]

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Need to ‘stabilize’ your shoulder rehabilitation skills? Come listen to Jo Gibson deliver her pearls of wisdom

By Paul Blazey @Blazey85 Jo Gibson a renowned specialist physiotherapist from the UK is coming to Vancouver this month. Jo is the author of multiple chapters on the management of shoulder instability1-3and is a highly respected clinic leader working closely with Mr Peter Brownson, a specialist shoulder surgeon based in Liverpool, England. This close relationship […]

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The Blue Card initiative in club rugby: are we setting up less experienced physios to fail?

By Jessica Beard Topics surrounding concussion are as hot as a Californian summer. The public has witnessed players in professional sport clearly concussed, yet not removed from the field, the 2015 Will Smith Movie shows the traumatising reality of sports related concussion (SRC), famous players have reached out to share their concussion symptoms post sport. Now, there […]

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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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Bike Fitting – An introduction for physiotherapists

By Bianca Broadbent @Thecyclingphys  The whole experience of a bike fit is highly complex. It is also an area of ongoing significance for injury prevention.  In this blog, I outline the scientific rationale behind bike alignment, and discuss noteworthy trends and how you might utilise these with your current clients. A proper bicycle fit is essential […]

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The International Sports Physical Therapy Specialist: reflections on the UK situation (what we may take for granted)

Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine blog series @PhysiosinSport By Colin Paterson ,MSc PGCert (Ed) MCSP SFHEA RISPT I recently presented at the Japanese Physical Therapy Congress in Saporro on the development of the International Federation of Sports Physical Therapy (IFSPT) competencies. Specifically, how we use them in the UK in relation to […]

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Physio courses galore March-May, 2016: Anatomy prosection, soft tissue techniques, taping…and more

There are a number of exciting courses just around the corner for sports physiotherapists looking to strengthen their knowledge and practice (registration discounts for BASEM and ACPSEM members): Anatomy Prosection for Sports Physiotherapists held at Vesalius Clinical Training Centre, University of Bristol, March 14-16 2016 ACPSEM has commissioned a suite of anatomy prosection courses for its members. Three distinct […]

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