Contents of sportEX medicine – Oct 2010 (issue 46)

October 31, 2010
  • Journal Watch – Our take on the quarter’s sports medicine researchsportEX medicine Oct 2010
  • Achilles tendionpathy: part 2 – following from the article published in the previous issue – Dr Nat Padhiar, one of the UK’s first podiatric consultants, is the lead author – and looks at the management of this complex condition
  • The ankle joint: a refresher – part of our hugely successful series of articles looking at common injuries of the joint and reviewing anatomy, assessment and diagnosis. Written by Dr Simon Kay, GP and member of the UK Fellowship of Sport and Exercise Medicine. The online version includes a series of supporting videos and anatomy animations.
  • Working in sports medicine: an insightful and very practical look at your obligations as a therapist to both teams and clubs. A must-read for those of you wanting to work in sport and a useful refresher for those of you who have been doing it for a while! Written by Dr Lisa Hodgson, a university lecturer and consultant to several sports governing bodies.
  • The role of pelvic floor muscles in athletes by Julia Herbert, a specialist physiotherapist in continence and womens health

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Contents of sportEX dynamics – Oct 2010 (issue 26)

October 31, 2010
  • Journal watch – our take on this quarter’s research covering the themes of sports massagesportEX dynamics - Oct 2010
  • How to choose the best massage medium for your clients by Sports Massage Association member, Amy Woolstenholmes – this article reviews the use of vegetable oils, mineral oils, creams, powder, gels and lotions with a number of useful summary tables
  • Case study of an ankle inversion injury from a sports massage perspective, written by Martin Potts, a level 4 qualified sports massage practitioner. The online version includes a number of animations reviewing the biomechanics of walking and running.
  • Sports massage and event riding – the author Sam Daplyn is a level 4 sports massage practitioner and has also competed at an intermediate level in eventing.
  • Are you legal? Part 1: Health and safety in sports therapy – following on from her series of incredibly popular CPD articles, Eileen Baron, former SMA board member, reviews current legislation and offers some very practical advice on some key legal aspects of practicing as a physical therapist.
  • The role of myofascial trigger points in muscular pain by physiotherapist Wai-Leung Ambrose. The online version is accompanied by a number of video resources.

Contents of sportEX health – Oct 2010 (issue 26)

October 31, 2010
  • Policy update – a look at this quarter’s physical activity policy developments both nationally and internationallysportEX health - Oct 2010
  • Research update – our quarterly roundup of research relating the promotion of health through activity
  • A review of possible evaluation methods of physical activity schemes along with the pros and cons of each written by Kiara Lewis, a senior lecturer at the University of Huddersfield
  • High powered obesity drive – a look at Michele Obama’s mission to tackle obesity
  • Senior Fitizens: holding back the ageing process – an evidence based look at the physiological effects of ageing along with a detailed discussion on how sport and vigorous physical activity can stave off the effects of ageing. By lecturers Drs Simon Jobson and James Hopker
  • To find out the best way to promote active travel, a research team for the Australian State of Victoria asked why people don’t walk or cycle more for day-to-day trip purposes and what can a government do to increase walking and cycling. We review the findings.
  • Getting motivated and staying motivated – Supporting older people in adopting and maintaining an active lifestyle is not an easy task. This article provides some practical information that can help to increase the chances of not only helping older adults to increase motivation but equally, if not more importantly, how to adhere to an active lifestyle.
  • The Global Charter for Physical Activity – we look at what it is, what it aims to achieve and how can you get involved.
  • A roundup of recently launched physical activity promotion resources.

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