HEADLINE FOR THE TIME-POOR: Here is the link to the slides for your presentations, but please don’t alter them without the permission of the Consensus Statement authors. During the 4th International Conference on Concussion in Sport (Zurich 2012) attendees revised and updated the Consensus Statement. The new 2012 […]
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Australian Football League considers Concussion Consensus Statement
Interesting take on the Consensus statement from the Zurich 2012 Conference on Concussion In Sport. This paper is Open Access on BJSM and BJSM is the exclusive publisher of the 12 systematic reviews that underpin the Consensus statement. This special issue of BJSM is an Injury Prevention and Health Protection (IPHP) issue of BJSM – […]
Physical activity effectively promoted to Arabic speaking countries through translation and social media dissemination of viral video ‘23½ hours’
By Ann Gates (@exerciseworks), Dr Mike Evans (@docmikeevans) and Dr SalihAlAnsari (@SaudiHPC) The World Health Organisation describes physical activity promotion to mass populations as one of its top 5 ‘Best Buys’. We collaborated to develop an Arabic version of the viral social media success 23 ½ hours to promote the importance of regular exercise to […]
‘Run the World’ to change health behaviours – are you ready to practise what you preach?
By Liam West (@Liam_West) We all know regular physical activity is good for our health. So good in fact that it is often regarded as the equivalent of medicine’s ‘wonder drug.’ Exercise prescription is steadily increasing in practice and there might even be medico-legal implications if we don’t encourage patients to get physically active to […]
Undergraduate curricula: An opportunity for progress (requires your help!)
By Dr David White Sport and Exercise Medicine: The UK trainee perspective (A twice-monthly Guest Blog) Participate in a new and interesting opportunity to help embed physical activity for health within medical undergraduate training. Drive this initiative forward by taking a few simple steps — outlined at the end of this blog. At the recent Faculty of Sport […]
Advances in Sports Cardiology supplement: 17 terrific open access articles!
17 fantastic articles from leading experts comprise BJSM’s Advances in Sports Cardiology supplement. From: …Hot debates in US vs European approaches… Ventricular arrhythmias, stress, and adaptations associated with endurance sports athletes … To… Peripheral vascular structure and function in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy… This supplement is packed with variety and quality. What’s more — all articles are open […]
Hamstring injury mini-symposium (BJSM papers that will help you manage hamstring injuries).
Bruce Hamilton’s article (Hamstring muscle strain injuries: what can we learn from history? 2012;46: 900-903) is receiving a lot of attention. Current in this month’s BJSM print edition, >6,000 people have already downloaded and digested it (free full text!). This October issue has been shaped by the Australasian College of Sports Physicians, one of BJSM’s 8 […]
BJSM podcasts speak for themselves – 6,738 downloads in the last 30 days!
Are you an app developer? If you want to create the BJSM podcast app please ‘call me maybe’. Granted BJSM podcasts are marginally less popular than Carly Rae Jepsen’s hit (300 million views) but I am optimistic that sports medicine will truimph over time. Right now we are only 300 million views behind (with rounding). […]
Concussion management in England’s FA – better than it appears in new BJSM paper….
E-letter and update by Dr Ian Beasley (FFSEM) In response to: Jo Price, Peter Malliaras, Zoe Hudson. 2012. Current practices in determining return to play following head injury in professional football in the UK. Br J Sports Med 2012; 0: 201109068 (Original article). [this paper is Online First and is included in the upcoming November Print Issue […]
Exercise as a medicine for both health professionals and patients!
By Ann Gates (@exerciseworks) This blog is an excerpt from: www.exercise-works.org blog on exercise as a medicine label Generic name: Regular, daily exercise Uses: For the prevention and treatment of most non communicable diseases such as: heart disease, cancer, hypertension, stroke, obesity, diabetes, osteoporosis, mental health problems, parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, asthma, chronic obstructive airways disease, musculoskeletal […]