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To Select or Not to Select – That is the Question

To Select or Not to Select – That is the Question

As two major sporting events rapidly approach, once again, the old chestnut of selecting athletes and competitors with injuries, starts to blossom. No matter how many times managers, coaches and selectors say that they will only select competitors and team members who are fit, there are always one or more key individuals who get injured in the final lead up to the event or tournament. Continue reading

Ten Thousand People Can’t Be Wrong

Ten Thousand People Can’t Be Wrong

As I write this, it is the closing date for the petition that has been running on the UK Government and Parliament Petitions website, regarding the Statutory Regulation of Sports Therapists.Continue reading

Rugby Makes You Think

Rugby Makes You Think

As I write this news piece, the quarter finals of the Rugby World Cup are being keenly anticipated, as we reflect upon the excitement of the group stages. As well as the interest generated, the competitiveness that some of the lesser established rugby playing nations provided, has made this one of the best platforms for rugby for many years.Continue reading

Same Label – Different Product

Same Label – Different Product

In 1988 I was part of a group that made a recommendation that individuals with a specific occupational title met the criteria to work within a particular defined area of sport. The recommendation was the correct one at that time, as those practitioners had the training, scope of practice and skill set necessary to meet the requirements of the role for which they were being considered. Now, nearly 30 years on from that recommendation being made, the criteria still remains the same even thoughContinue reading

Success – A Double Edged Sword

Success – A Double Edged Sword

As winter approaches and the sporting seasons evolve, I find myself reflecting on the tremendous summer of sport that has now passed; a summer that included European Football championships, Olympic and Paralympic Games and the Ryder Cup. These were in addition to the normal annual events that included Tennis, Motor racing, Cricket and the Southern Hemisphere Rugby Championships. Therefore for anyone interested in sport, there was plenty to choose from, watch and celebrate.Continue reading

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