Translating research into practice using digital media

By Kevin Nordanger @KevinNordanger “The Times They Are a-Changin’” sang Bob Dylan back in 1964. That’s never been truer in the context of learning. We are now in 2019 and clinicians around the world are using digital media (and especially social media) to learn more about physiotherapy. I have always had an interest in using social media […]

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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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Stop. Breathe in, breathe out… Mindfulness hitting the New Zealand rugby scene

By Anna Van Dissen Stop. Breathe in, breathe out… This simple technique seems to have taken the country by storm this season. Much like Gatorade and Weetbix, if the All Blacks are endorsing it, it’s gotta be good, right? Good enough for the New Zealand Warriors to start doing it anyway, and I’ve seen Club […]

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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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