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Society Member Sharon Heidaripour to fly the Sports Therapy Flag at the U17 World Cup in Jordan

Society Member Sharon Heidaripour to fly the Sports Therapy Flag at the U17 World Cup in Jordan

Society Member Sharon Heidaripour, a Sports Therapy graduate of London Metropolitan University, has recently been selected to work as the main therapist for referees at the Under 17s Football World Cup in Jordan. We were delighted to hear from one of Sharon’s former Lecturers at the university, Darina Minova who lectures on the BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy D Continue reading

Rick McGowan Inspires Balby Carr Community Academy Students

Rick McGowan Inspires Balby Carr Community Academy Students

Society Member Rick McGowan has a passion for Sports Therapy and the Graduate Sports Therapist is doing a first class job in helping to provide a pathway for students at Balby Carr Community Academy, to follow in his footsteps. Continue reading

Josh Jeffery Shows How Determination Can Pay Great Dividends

Josh Jeffery Shows How Determination Can Pay Great Dividends

Josh Jeffery was a young man on a mission when he graduated from Edge Hill University. He knew he wanted to work in professional football and so set about with real determination to get first- hand experience. It didn’t happen overnight. In this article he talks about life now at Everton Football Club and the support he gained from staff at Burnley FC Continue reading

Innovation at the heart of Kevin Campbell-Karn’s Research

Innovation at the heart of Kevin Campbell-Karn’s Research

Kevin Campbell-Karn, Sports Therapy Course Leader at Bucks New University presented a paper last summer at the 25th Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics In Glasgow entitled ‘Can Patellofemoral Joint (PFJ) Alignment be Assessed Clinically Using a Custom Made Calliper?’ Continue reading

3rd Wales Exercise Medicine Symposium 2016

3rd Wales Exercise Medicine Symposium 2016

The day is designed for exercise professionals, doctors, physiotherapists, sport and exercise scientists, sport and exercise medicine practitioners, students in the aforementioned fields and anyone working within the exercise industry. We have 5.5 CPD points confirmed from the Royal College of Physicians and the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine Continue reading

Bucks New University Students Raise the Bar in the Gift Stakes

Bucks New University Students Raise the Bar in the Gift Stakes

Bucks New University gave free massages for staff and students as a little Christmas present from the Sports Therapy team. In total the students saw over 140 people in a 12 hour period, allowing them to hone their massage skills. All students collected a short feedback form from each person they massaged to build towards their ePortfolio of evidence. Continue reading

Get involved in research on Early Osteoarthritis of Hip and Knee

Get involved in research on Early Osteoarthritis of Hip and Knee

You may recall back in April that we posted information about the James Lind Alliance (JLA) who are conducting research on Early Osteoarthritis of Hip and Knee which will ‘tackle problems relating to hip and knee arthritis occurring earlier in the development of the disease i.e. leading up to joint replacement’. Continue reading

Government Response to 10,000 Signatures Is Not Good Enough

Government Response to 10,000 Signatures Is Not Good Enough

With still over a month to go before it is due to close, the Government petition for the Statutory Regulation of Sports Therapists has now passed the 10,000 mark. This is the point at which the Westminster Government is supposed to take note of the petition and comment on it. The Society of Sports Therapists is, therefore, somewhat disappointed to see that, Continue reading

Book Recommendation

Book Recommendation

This month we have a book recommendation from Society Member Nick Mulryan - Orthopaedic Rehabilitation of The Athlete: Getting Back in the Game Bruce Reider AB MD et al 1ed (30th Jan 2015) Continue reading

Stunning Old Trafford Debut for Society Director Kate Cady

Stunning Old Trafford Debut for Society Director Kate Cady

For a first ever visit to Old Trafford, this one will live long in Kate Cady’s memory. The occasion was the UNICEF Charity Football Match of 2015, organised by David Beckham and Kate was there not as a spectator, but as Sports Therapist to a Rest of the World X1. Continue reading

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