The Barefoot (Not-)Running Experiment

I’ve been struggling with ankle pain. This is my process to unwrap and understand it – anatomy, biomechanics and psychology.

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?

What healthcare could learn from the CrossFit boom.

Crossfit. It is both the darling and the devil of the fitness industry. It offers a simple exercise methodology of ‘constantly varied functional movements at high intensity’, yet its success … Continue reading What healthcare could learn from the CrossFit boom.

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!

Forget Frailty – Making a case for Strength Training in Retirement.

I’m a big believer in exercising throughout life. However, our elderly years are a time where we may need it most, but we struggle to get enough regular physical activity. … Continue reading Forget Frailty – Making a case for Strength Training in Retirement.

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!