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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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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All things awesome about Sports Kongres

By Christina Le @yegphysio Are you seeking more knowledge? Are you seeking more fun? Good news, if you want an epic combination of research and beers, look no further than Sports Kongres! Hosted in the lovely city of Copenhagen, this year’s edition featured 700 researchers and clinicians from all over the world, making it the largest sports […]

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Current Soft tissue techniques for Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise: developing skills and justifying treatment choices

Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine blog series @PhysiosinSport   By Vikki Mills  @vikki_mills80 and Faith Fisher-Atack BSc @physiofaith The ACPSEM recently hosted the 2 part soft tissue techniques course, “Current Soft Tissue techniques for Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise”. This course is an integral part of the ACPSEM pathway which develops clinicians and enables […]

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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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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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