Live from Glasgow’s Sports Medicine Tent – 5 tips from #Games Doctor

By Doctor Rebecca Robinson @RjpRobinson In July 2014, I was fortunate enough to be offered the opportunity of a registrar’s lifetime. Working with Team England in medical headquarters for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games. Here are my Top 5 Tips: 1. Preparation, preparation, organisation Games time comes and goes fast, so do your homework. Arriving a […]

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For sports physios: Doing the best you can to multi-task in modern hockey

Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine (ACPSEM) blog series (UK Physios in Sport) See also the recent issue of BJSM edited by UK Physios in Sport by clicking here: And of course, your UK Physios in Sport membership opens up all the BJSM content (via the Physios in Sport website). By Michael […]

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Not everything in sport is black and white: #addsomecolour…….Part 2 The Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine Biennial Conference

Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine blog series Click HERE for part 1. Conference sessions Continuing on the theme #addsomecolour, Alison Rose, a Physiotherapist who has worked with Jessica Ennis and the Brownlee brothers, discussed her success using visceral manipulation as a treatment with athletes (an unusual concept for most physios). She highlighted […]

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Not everything in sport is black and white: #Addsomecolour…….Part 1 The Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine Biennial Conference

Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine blog series By Charlie McCall With a healthy dose of intrigue, I set off from Bristol for Glasgow and the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine (ACPSEM) Biennial conference in late October.  The high calibre international speakers and diverse topics in the conference […]

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Archive: 20 min podcast re: Mechanotherapy paper (>89,000 views)

Many BJSM followers know about mechanotherapy – so skip this blog. If you aren’t aware that you know about it, there is a BJSM podcast – here’s the link. Relevant background —  I have a ‘competing interest’ – I’m blogging about a paper I coauthored. It’s my 2nd such post since we started blogging seriously […]

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From physiotherapist student to [want to be] master: the road to excellence

Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine blog series By Kenny Watt My affiliation with the British University and College Sports (BUCS) medical system was initiated as a physiotherapy student, wanting future full time work in sports. Also, thanks to an inspirational lecturer and a meeting at the bi-ennial ACPSEM conference (The 2013 conference is […]

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Clinical trials in sports physiotherapy. Building on 5 decades of research to produce even better trials: a critical review and tips for improvements

By  Steven J Kamper1, 2, Anne M ,Moseley1   and, Mark R Elkins3 1 The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney. Australia 2 The EMGO+ Institute, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam. The Netherlands 3 Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia Introduction The last decades have seen an enormous shift in the practice […]

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The latest in osteoarthritis rehabilitation: exercise and education still on top

 By Lindsay Davey from Toronto Physiotherapy  @Toronto_Physio With aging populations and growing obesity rates, the total number of individuals suffering from chronic joint conditions including osteoarthritis is expected to nearly double between 2005 and 2030, reaching 41 million in the United States alone.  This growth coincides with a proportional increase in health care intervention and […]

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A Sensational Experience as a Physiotherapist in Colombia for the World Games 2013

By Laura Partridge, member of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports and Exercise Medicine,  www.physiosinsport.org From anticipation to preparation Following their qualification at last years World Championships in Japan, I eagerly anticipated – for over 10 months – accompanying the Great Britain Ultimate Frisbee squad to the World Games. The World Games, one of the prestige […]

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A responsible key-holder: is it time for legislation on medical provision for athletes at the sports ground?

Sport and Exercise Medicine: The UK trainee perspective (A BJSM blog series) By Stefan Kluzek and Rose Penfold UK sports grounds typically have a stock of emergency medications, supplied and prescribed by a club doctor.  Recently, a physiotherapy colleague told me that Professional Sport Association pitch- side trainers informed her that medications, especially emergency medications, should […]

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