Five of our favourite BJSM podcasts from 2018

By Daniel Friedman @ddfriedman Have you discovered the power of BJSM podcasts yet? What better way to get inspired and stay informed about the latest in the world of sport and exercise medicine? And every episode is ad-free, for free! Sounds like a pretty good deal if you ask us… As 2018 comes to an end, […]

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Tendinopathy – State of Play Orthopaedic Research UK – Conference Highlights

Sport and Exercise Medicine: The UK trainee perspective –A BJSM blog series By Dr Farrah Jawad Orthopaedic Research UK arranged a one-day Tendinopathy conference in London last week – Tendinopathy: state of play. The event brought together field leaders from sports and exercise medicine, physiotherapy and surgery “to address tendinopathy from the cellular level to the […]

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Physiotherapy and treating golfers: practical tips and experience based principles

Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine blog series @PhysiosinSport By Nigel Tilley @nigel_tilley Physiotherapist on European Tour/ETPI; Team GB Golf Physio Rio 2016; European Ryder cup team physio 2016 Identifying the cause of an injury is often key to the effective assessment and management of a condition/problem.  All too often practitioners jump to the ‘hands-on’ […]

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Myotendinous injuries call for proposals – NBA and GE Healthcare Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Collaboration

In June 2015, the NBA and GE Healthcare launched the NBA & GE Healthcare Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Collaboration, a strategic partnership aimed at engaging leading clinical researchers who have demonstrated excellence in orthopedics, sports medicine, radiology, and related disciplines. The NBA, GE Healthcare, and additional partners will provide funding for research that supports the […]

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Struggling to provide evidence-based care to your patients? A knowledge broker can help: Case study of the Achilles Tendinopathy Toolkit

By Alison Hoens It isn’t easy. You want to provide your patients the most effective treatment but you are faced with a mountain of information from an insurmountable number of sources through endless links in your Google search. It isn’t just the volume of information; interpretation is thwarted by differences in methodologies and confusing statistics.  You […]

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Bad for your heart = bad for your tendons, potential for early detection of high cholesterol?

Congrats to BJSM co-authors Ben Tilley, Jill Cook (@ProfJillCook), Sean Docking and Jamie Gaida whose article “Is higher serum cholesterol associated with altered tendon structure or tendon pain? A systematic review” was featured by mainstream media. The review included 17 tendon studies with data from more than 2000 people. As profiled in the Globe and Mail, […]

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BJSM Virtual Conference – Tendons

A monthly round-up of podcasts and articles  By Steffan Griffin (@lifestylemedic) If you were hoping for further additions to the cluster series (previously on hamstring and shoulder injuries), fear not, here it is. We have simply changed the (now-monthly) series’ name from “cluster” to “virtual conference” to better reflect its provision of sleek and sexy […]

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International Scientific Tendinopathy Symposium 2014 winner of clinically relevant research by a young investigator: Congrats to Ebonie Rio

The BJSM £1500 prize for best clinically relevant research by a young investigator was awarded at the International Scientific Tendon Symposium. The winner was Ebonie Rio for her paper: Exercise reduces pain immediately and affects cortical inhibition in patellar tendinopathy (co-authors Dawson Kidgell and Jill Cook). The judging panel consisted of Prof Malcolm Collins (scientist, South Africa), Dr. […]

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Customised foot orthoses for Achilles tendinopathy RCT: responding to the critics

By Dr Shannon E Munteanu, Lisa A Scott, Daniel R Bonanno, Dr Karl B Landorf, Dr Tania Pizzari, Prof Jill Cook, Prof Hylton B Menz Our group’s randomised controlled trial (RCT) that evaluated the effectiveness of customised foot orthoses for Achilles tendinopathy was recently published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. The abstract can be […]

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#Tendons2014 – Day 1 BJSM exclusive. Guest blog @DrPaulDijkstra. 5 highlights…

The 3rd International Scientific Tendinopathy Symposium: on donuts and female tenocytes… bridging science & practice. The Jacqueline du Pré Music Building at St. Hilda’s College in Oxford is a very fitting venue for the 3rd International Scientific Tendinopathy Symposium. It’s a stone’s throw away from the Iffley Road track where Sir Roger Bannister broke the […]

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