Sport and Exercise Medicine: The UK trainee perspective – A BJSM blog series By Philippa Turner and Chris Speers The 2017 Summer Universiade aka World University Games, organized by The International University Sports Federation (FISU), was recently held in Chinese Taipei from the 19th – 30th August. This biennial event is widely recognised as the second largest […]
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The rise of Brazilian Sports Physiotherapy: one of the legacies of the RIO 2016 Olympics
By Mario Bizzini (@SportfisioSwiss) On August 12th, I visited the Polyclinic at the Olympic Village, to meet my Brazilian Sports PT friends Felipe Tadiello and Luciana de Michelis (the current president of Sport Physical Therapy Group in Brasil – SONAFE> www.sonafe.com.br). The purpose of my visit was, on behalf of the International Federation of Sports […]
International Rugby Sevens Returns to Singapore: The Medical Team’s Perspective!
By Dr Dinesh Sirisena (@sports_med_doc) and Dr Joanne Probert (@probertjo) Dinesh was both Field of Play Lead and Match Day Doctor, and Joanne was Medical Director at the 2016 Rugby Sevens. They share their experience of being part of the medical team, when preparing for and delivering care and end with 5 take home points […]
2012 Olympic test events: encouraging medical preparedness and camaraderie – Guest blog by Dr Kate Hutchings
Sport and Exercise Medicine: The UK trainee perspective (A monthly series on the BJSM blog) With the countdown to the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, ‘Test Events’ have started to take place throughout the UK. These are an integral and essential part of the preparation for any games — the London Prepares Series is a comprehensive […]