Three blind mice: 2017 SASMA Conference from the eyes of three medical students (PART 2)

By Kyle A. Winik, Lisa Erasmus and Robyn Paulse The SASMA conference is a biennial event and the latest instalment – the 17th of its kind – was held in Cape Town. This year’s theme was “Integrate-Accelerate Elevate”. As medical students attending our first conference, we were made to feel extremely welcome and we highly recommend all […]

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The Touring Cookie! Sports Physiotherapy in the Pacific

By Charleen Silcock Recently, I completed a residential week as part of my post graduate studies in Sports Physiotherapy at the University of Otago and I’ve been reflecting on my experiences travelling with teams. I’m fortunate to get the opportunity to travel overseas for various sports in the smaller Pacific nations. It’s been fun, challenging, […]

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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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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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