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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Missed the ACPSEM Biennial Young Athlete conference? Not to worry- here are some highlights with links to key resources

Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine blog series @PhysiosinSport CONFERENCE REPORT By Zachary Spargo (@ZachSpargo) The Physios in Sport (ACPSEM) Biennial Young Athlete Conference was in no uncertain terms an absolute classic! Great speakers, hot topics, lots of networking and above all – mini burgers for lunch! The focus was on managing […]

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Undergraduate Physiotherapists at Sheffield Hallam University use Interdisciplinary Exercise Medicine Resources

By Anna Lowe In 2014 Exercise Works! (an organisation that promotes the prevention and treatment of non-communicable diseases) made huge steps forward to enhance the exercise-related content of medical undergraduate curricula. The project “Training tomorrow’s doctors, in exercise medicine, for tomorrow’s patients” (Tomorrow’s Doctors), funded by Public Health England, led to the development of exercise […]

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Physiotherapy’s role in an adolescent multi-sports environment: what’s tape got to do with it?

Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports & Exercise Medicine blog series @PhysiosinSport By James Boyd Well, what a fantastic few days I’ve had recently. I’ve not long returned from working at the 2015 Sainsbury’s School Games, and am proud to have shared company with a wonderful plethora of athletes, coaches, doctors and physiotherapists. This was my second […]

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Physiotherapy and ‘The Young Athlete’: Education, advocacy, and the upcoming ACPSEM biennial conference

Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports & Exercise Medicine blog series @PhysiosinSport By Claire Treen @ClaireTreen In recent months, politicians in the UK have – quite rightly – talked a lot about the NHS. However, perhaps because many teens don’t vote, we don’t hear as much about the challenges of bone growth, adolescent and young adult […]

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Announcement of the BJSM 2014 Cover Competition prize winners, drum roll please…

A huge thank-you to everyone who voted in this year’s cover competition. Thanks to the record number of voters in all rounds. And thanks for your comments on the BJSM covers – which you may use in your presentations and social media to illustrate key points. Read the interesting career development stories from the a […]

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Aspiring to get ahead? Sports Physio tips from the UK to Qatar

Undergraduate perspective on Sports & Exercise Medicine – a BJSM blog series By Johnathon King (@Jonny_King_PT) & Liam West (@Liam_West) You need mentors and role models to get ahead in your career. From this perspective, I Liam West (LW) interviewed Jonny King (JK), (a successful physiotherapist from the UK now based in Aspetar, Doha) to find […]

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Sports Medicine postgraduate studies for physiotherapists…life changing?

Zuzana Machotka (@drzuzi) takes a look at the literature on postgraduate studies in Physiotherapy. Evolution of physiotherapy education Physiotherapy education has changed dramatically over the past century. Initially taught in colleges and hospitals, Physiotherapy Studies were predominantly skill-based and clinically-focussed. Physiotherapy soon became a university degree and adopted a clinical science framework.(1, 4) Graduate physiotherapy […]

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Musculoskeletal ultrasound (MSKUS) in physiotherapy: practice based insights

By @Peter_Gettings   I’m a Physiotherapist and I divide my time between Rheumatology and MSK patients. Here I share my experience of learning and using musculoskeletal ultrasound in my clinic. I have worked in private clinics, private hospitals, an EPL football academy and a professional cricket team — now I work exclusively within the NHS.   […]

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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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