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SPORTS MEDICINE in the News 10/10/17

Boxer's fracture: Treatment, diagnosis, and recovery + Medics On Football Sidelines Must Have The Fortitude To Throw In The Towel For Players + How to avoid, recognise and treat concussion in sports + Creating A Culture Of Concussion Safety Requires Teamwork All Season Long, Not Just One Day + Teenage concussion linked to later risk of MS + Concussion leads [...]

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SPORTS MEDICINE in the News 05/09/17

Transitioning from elite sport to the 'real world' can take its toll on mental health +Head knock checks extended under new global laws +Time to put legislative teeth into the concussion debate +Injuries in Australian Rules Football: An Overview of Injury Rates, Patterns, and Mechanisms Across All Levels of Play + Brain recovery longer than clinical [...]

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SPORTS MEDICINE in the News 17/08/17

Head injuries: What makes a tackle risky? + Head injuries in Rugby: The key evidence and law change advice + Concussion affecting young teens, pre-teens at higher rate than anyone else +Wayne Carey wants all pain-killing injections to be banned, claims it’s ‘performance-enhancing’ + Nicotine in sports: high use but little evidence of effects on performanceWhen Sports Injuries [...]

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FIT-TAPE | K-Tape for athletes

FIT-TAPE > Elastic kinesiology tape for athletes > Extra strong adhesion means it's easy to apply and stays on longer > Thicker fabric provides better support > Support for muscle, tendon, and joints > Aggressive adhesion for longer wear time > Made from gentle cotton & elastane fabric > 100% medical grade hypoallergenic acrylic adhesive [...]

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SPORTS MEDICINE in the News 28/07/17

Nearly half of WA sporting teams have at least one 'unhealthy' sponsor + Does taking ibuprofen for pain do more harm than good? + As Workouts Intensify, a Harmful Side Effect Grows More Common + The Risk of Exertional Heatstroke to Young Athletes + A neuropathologist has examined the brains of 111 N.F.L. players + NRL to examine use of [...]

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BJSM PODCAST - When should we tape?

BJSM PODCAST - When should we tape? New York physiotherapist Dr Karen Litzy @KarenLitzyNYC, host of physio podcast 'Healthy Wealth and Smart' poses the practical questions to Dublin’s Dr Marie-Elaine Grant. Dr Grant has been Ireland’s Olympic Team Chief Physiotherapist since 1992 and Chief Physiotherapist with the IOC Medical Commission for the London 2012 Games.The [...]

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SPORTS MEDICINE in the News 17/07/17

The future of sports ‘doping’ may be faecal transplants + Rhabdomyolysis: Causes, symptoms, and treatment + Concussions still able to 'slip through the net' despite advancement in treating head injuries + Why does it seem like nobody cares about female concussions? + Recovery Tips for Elite Athletes + "PROTECT YOUR BODIES": ADVICE TO FEMALE FOOTBALLERS + Sloane makes scary admission about [...]

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SPORTS MEDICINE in the News 30/06/17

AFL injury report: Games lost to concussion again on the rise + Explainer: what is traumatic brain injury? + Concussionometer Does Concussion Assessment In A Few Minutes + Denial and depression: recovering from long-term injury isn’t just about the body + 'I need help': Hall of Famer Warren Sapp has memory loss after NFL career + AFL players back new [...]

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SPORTS MEDICINE in the News 06/06/17

How Technological Advances Could Create Better Tests for Brain Injury, Change Sports Culture + AI to spot concussions +Could 'Concussionometer' be answer to dealing with head knocks in NRL? + Concussion in sport: Children to be kept off field for two weeks under new recommendations +Painkillers in sport: A 'career necessity' or a 'serious health risk'? +Injury [...]

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