Dr Julia Alleyne (@JKAlleyne) is a specialist sports medicine physician whose experience includes having been Medical Officer for Canada at multiple Olympic Games and CMO at the Pan Pacific Games (2015). She has held numerous leadership posts in the Canadian Academy of Sport & Exercises Medicine (CASEM), a BJSM member society. She combines academic work […]
Whole Body Cryotherapy (-110 to -190°C): does it improve recovery?
By Joseph T. Costello and Jonathan Leeder Dressed only in swimwear, would you expose yourself to temperatures between -110 and -195°C (-166 to -319°F) to reduce muscle soreness? Elite and recreational athletes are taking athletic recovery to the extreme by using a relatively new modality of cryotherapy called Whole Body Cryotherapy (WBC). WBC typically involves repeated exposures […]
Zlatan Ibrahimovic – The passionate football star on physical health and team doctors
This interview was published in the Aspetar Sports Medicine Journal and is reproduced with the kind permission of Aspetar – Qatar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital. For information about the Aspetar Journal or for a complimentary hard copy email firstname.lastname@example.org INTERVIEW With Zlatan Ibrahimovic Not every athlete has had their name entered into the dictionary. Zlatan Ibrahimovic […]