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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

Staffordshire Sports Therapy Graduates Making their Name in Football

Staffordshire Sports Therapy Graduates Making their Name in Football

University of Staffordshire Sports Therapy Lecturer Brendon Skinner recently wrote to tell us about 3 of his 2015 BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy graduates Matt Roach, Saffron Mann and Chris Loughran who have all recently gained employment in elite football. In what is an incredibly competitive industry to gain work,Brendon is justifiably proud Continue reading

A Dream Canadian Experience for Sheena Davis

A Dream Canadian Experience for Sheena Davis

UCLAN Graduate Sheena Davis was the 2015 winner of The Society of Sports Therapists’ internship at the University of Windsor Canada. The internship is now in its 7th year and the longevity of the programme has been down to the extraordinary generosity of a number of people whom you will come to hear about in this report. They have offered our Graduate winne Continue reading

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