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International Sports Science and Sports Medicine Conference 2016

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The International Science and Sports Medicine Conference 2016 will take place at Newcastle University from the 31st August until the 2nd September.

In addition to sports science and sports medicine, this year’s event will also include talks on physiotherapy and strength and conditioning. Leading international speakers will present the latest evidence and encourage discussion and interaction.

Tickets are still available to buy from the event website.

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Foundations for understanding rehabilitative techniques

This updated edition brings together foundational information that can easily be applied to everyday practice.

The text details what’s happening in the body, why certain techniques are advantageous and when specific treatments should be used.

Therapeutic Exercise for Musculoskeletal Injuries, 4th Edition equips you with comprehensive material that will prepare you for real-world applications and clinical practice.

 

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Academic News, News

Exercise may work as well as surgery for knee injuries

Recent research published in the British Medical Journal has suggested that exercise could work just as well as surgery for knee injuries.

The research has recommended that middle-aged adults who have been diagnosed with  the common injury, a degenerative meniscal tear, should first try physical therapy.

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Academic News, Books

Perfect the art of Positional Release Therapy

Clinical Guide to Positional Release Therapy is an invaluable resource written specifically for professionals in the sports medicine and therapy fields, wanting to learn and perfect the art of Positional Release Therapy (PRT).

This highly visual guide takes an organised approach that gifts readers with the foundations for application, procedure, and theory of PRT.

The text uses contemporary science and evidence-based practice to provide health care practitioners and students with a manual of PRT techniques and skills that enable successful diagnosis.

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Performing orthopedic evaluations and diagnosing conditions

97814504599451Orthopedic Clinical Examination is a new evidence-based guide on the process of conducting tests and making diagnoses.

It takes a structured approach which presents specific components of the examination in the same sequence, ensuring repetition and improved consistency in learning.

Both treatment and pathological-based diagnostic styles are covered in detail, allowing readers to gain a thorough understanding of both approaches.

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Optimise the care of musculoskeletal injuries

9781450469012_zoomThe fourth edition of Therapeutic Modalities for Musculoskeletal Injuries provides comprehensive coverage of evidence-based therapies for the rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries.

It is a vital resource for students preparing for examinations as well as professionals in the field who wish to stay informed of the latest research.

It combines the research and clinical experiences of top practitioners in the field to optimise the care of musculoskeletal injuries and provides students and practitioners with solid fundamentals in development of rehabilitation programmes.

It comes with online supplementary materials including instructor guide, test package, presentation package, image bank and online video.

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The assessment and treatment of low back pain

97814504729131_zoom The third edition of Low Back Disorders contains all of the essential tools for treating those with low back maladies.

It provides detailed insights into injury assessment by an expanded set of tests with accompanying instructions.

A web resource features 23 handouts that can be edited and printed to suit practitioner and patients’ needs.

In addition to offering strategies for relieving and potentially eliminating pain, the text provides insight into the conditions and environments that may initially cause back pain and makes recommendations on reducing these influences so that clients can be pain free.

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Academic News, Fitness News, Webinars

Recording now available for Jane Johnson’s free webinar on Postural Correction

Jane crop 1Postural Correction: An introductory guide
Presented by Jane Johnson

Designed for clinicians such as massage and manual therapists as well as fitness professionals, this webinar addressed some key questions relating to posture and postural change such as, can posture be changed and if so how?

Should it be changed and if so, into what ‘norm’? There are many challenges inherent in attempting to change posture, and these are discussed. Yet if a client’s posture is believed to be contributing to or causing pain, or to be aggravating their dysfunction, there is good rational for exploring practical methods to address this.

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