Magnesium supplementation to counter Traumatic Brain Injury?

Concussion is big news in the Sports Medicine world, and for good reason. This brain injury is commonly sustained during sport and is characterised by diffuse axonal damage. In the … Continue reading Magnesium supplementation to counter Traumatic Brain Injury?

Building Better Bones with S&C!

This article is my follow-on piece from Forget Frailty.   In the world of Strength and Conditioning, Muscle Is King. The benefits are undisputed; lifting weights builds strength, improves our coordination and … Continue reading Building Better Bones with S&C!

Arsenal SEM 2016: Load, Injuries and Determination.

On the 22nd March 2016, Xanni von Guionneau and I were fortunate enough to attend ‘Marginal Gains in Sports Medicine’, a conference held at the Emirates Stadium in London. The … Continue reading Arsenal SEM 2016: Load, Injuries and Determination.

Interested in Sports and Exercise Medicine? Three Things you must know!

In a rare moment of free time at the recent Isokinetic “Football Medicine Strategies” Conference, an audience of thirty prospective SEM clinicians gathered to attend an exclusive lunch break Q&A with … Continue reading Interested in Sports and Exercise Medicine? Three Things you must know!

What Medicine can learn from Everest

At the RSM Sports and Exercise Medicine Section on the evening of the 28th September, the talk was all about Extreme Medicine. Dr Daniel Martin is the Director at the … Continue reading What Medicine can learn from Everest

Catch Them When They Are Least Expecting It!

I’m too late to catch the ‘blog-about-stand-up-workstation’ boat. However, knowledge is power. Exercise is medicine. Karim Kahn includes ‘Public Education, including mass media’ as number 5 on his ‘Investments that … Continue reading Catch Them When They Are Least Expecting It!