If you have the opportunity of a well-earned break, and would like to catch up with some of the research and articles you may have missed in March, read on!

We hope you find them interesting – do let us know your feedback, and any suggestions you have for resources, studies or events for inclusion in future bulletins.

Research, Articles and Podcasts


A Focus on Sport Cardiology and Exercise Prescription – From the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology https://academic.oup.com/eurjpc/article/29/3/433/6542307


Hamstring Injury – Reducing the burden and re-injury rates: the development and application of BAMIC https://blogs.bmj.com/bjsm/2022/02/11/reducing-hamstring-injury-burden-and-re-injury-rates-the-development-and-application-of-bamic/

Flatfoot Deformity – Outcomes of correction in patients with and without spring ligament tear https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/10711007211027270

ACL Injury – towards a gendered environmental approach https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/55/17/984

ACL Reconstruction and RTP –Vertical jump versus horizontal hop performance as a metric to identify knee function deficits at return to sport in male athletes https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/56/9/490

Shoulder Instability – The experience of a physiotherapist as the patient https://blogs.bmj.com/bjsm/2022/03/01/shoulder-instability-a-physiotherapist-as-the-patient/

Hypermobility and Sports Injury – determining any association https://bmjopensem.bmj.com/content/4/1/e000366

Arthroscopic Acetabular Labral Repair A structured, patient-guided 5-phase PT protocol https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/23259671211071073


Healthcare Cyberattacks – Recent attack impacting MLB player benefit plans https://healthitsecurity.com/news/healthcare-cyberattacks-impact-benefit-plans-safety-net-clinics

Mental Health In Rugby – Teaming up to tackle stigma https://blogs.bmj.com/bjsm/2022/03/21/teaming-up-to-try-and-tackle-the-stigma-around-mental-health-in-rugby/

Concussion, RTP and Para Athletes – Which aspects of the standard post-concussion protocol require special attention/modification? https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/56/7/417

Heat Stroke – Predicting a life-threatening illness for athletes and military personnel through wobble detection and core body temperature. https://blogs.bmj.com/bjsm/2022/02/03/can-we-predict-heat-stroke-during-exercise/

Exercise-Induced Laryngeal Obstruction – A narrative review of EILO in athletes https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/early/2022/02/21/bjsports-2021-104704

AI – Can artificial intelligence help prevent and manage musculoskeletal injuries? https://blogs.bmj.com/bjsm/2022/02/17/can-artificial-intelligence-help-us-prevent-and-manage-musculoskeletal-injuries/

Injury Prevention – Challenging gendered norms in sport and physical activity https://blogs.bmj.com/bjsm/2021/05/17/challenging-gendered-norms-in-sport-and-physical-activity-implications-for-injury-prevention/

IOC ‘Consensus Statements’ – Achieving consensus https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/56/6/306

Injury Reduction – The impact of better communication between medical staff and coach https://blogs.bmj.com/bjsm/2022/03/10/can-better-communication-between-medical-staff-and-the-coach-reduce-injuries-lets-explore-the-options/

Head Impacts in American Football – New Position Statement by NATA https://www.athleteintelligence.com/nata-position-statement-adds-endorsement-for-head-impact-monitoring-to-reduce-head-first-contact/

Cheerleading and Orthopaedics – An evidence-based review https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/23259671211067222


Some websites, podcasts and resources you might find useful:

Tendon Rehab Management – sample chapter https://www.handspringpublishing.com/product/hip-and-knee-pain-disorders/

Sport Science Hub – new YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAYtBu96PbTT_0D-pgpHhcg

Knowledge Translation – Why it is important and what the process involves https://soundcloud.com/bmjpodcasts/knowledge-translation-moving-away-from-what-to-how-and-why-with-dr-sheree-bekker-ep-499?in=bmjpodcasts/sets/bjsm-1

Energy Availability Status of Professional Female Football Players https://www.fmpa.co.uk/fmpa-podcasts/

Performance Sport Hacks – a knowledge hub https://performancesporthacks.com/#sports-medicine-section


ISEH Annual Sports Cardio-Respiratory Medicine Conference Thursday 12th May 2022, Online https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/iseh-annual-sports-cardio-respiratory-medicine-conference-registration-291241289537

BASEM Annual Conference  26th – 27th May 2022, Grand Hotel, Brighton https://basem.co.uk/event/basem-2022-annual-conference/

Isokinetic Conference: Football Medicine – The Players’ Voices 4th – 6th June 2022, Lyon, France https://events.isokinetic.com/

MSK Imaging and Intervention In Professional Football 17 June 2022, The Royal College of Physicians, London https://www.rcr.ac.uk/clinical-radiology/event/msk-imaging-and-intervention-professional-football

The 2022 edition of the Science and Cycling Conference 28th-29th June 2022, Copenhagen https://mailchi.mp/3d55f3720a98/science-cycling-newsletter-january-2022

2nd International Conference on Golf and Health 18-19 July 2022, Scotland https://www.rcsed.ac.uk/professional-support-development-resources/2nd-international-congress-on-golf-and-health

International Festival of Sports, Exercise & Medicine Conference 29th September – 2nd October 2022, Pretoria https://ifsemc2022.co.za


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