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World Sports PT Team Concept Conference in Las Vegas: much more than gambling!

By Mario Bizzini The notorious slogan “What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas” certainly did not apply for the recent Team Concept Conference, which was held in the renowned resort city in Nevada, US. Please just re-live the Twitter buzz on #TCC2016 to get a feeling of three exciting days (December 1 to 3, 2017) when […]

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Getting the best out of athletes: Load, Injuries and Determination

By Rory Heath (@roryjheath) and Xanni von Guionneau The Arsenal SEMS Conference “Marginal Gains in Sports Medicine” provided deep insight into attaining and maintaining the highest level of sporting performance in professional athletes. As the elite athletic population becomes more homogenous, the value of “marginal gains” in achieving podium finishes and championship titles is more important […]

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Balancing training load and tissue capacity

By Tom Goom (@tomgoom) Originally posted on RunningPhysio blog A key concept in preventing and managing running injuries is understanding the balance between training load and your capacity to handle that load. In a nutshell it’s a case of working within your limits and not pushing your training beyond what your body can cope with. […]

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Mechanotherapy paper passes 90,000 downloads – did you miss it?

Historical note: This blog was first published in 2011 when the paper had 5,000 views. The numbers have been updated in April 2016. OK – I begin with a ‘competing interest’ statement – I’m blogging about a paper I coauthored. But, I think it is my first such post since we started blogging seriously at […]

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