The Sport and Exercise Medicine department of QMUL delivers four different courses:
1. Sports and Exercise Medicine - Physio MSc
2. Sports and Exercise Medicine - Medic MSc
3. Sports and Exercise Medicine - Physio PGDip
4. Sports and Exercise Medicine - Medic PGDip
With the Rio Olympics now upon us and Rio being one of the major transmission zones of Zika, we’ve put together a short document outlining key points for medical professionals with some links to live... Read More
This article brings together the latest resources and evidence available to help you put current guidelines into practice. It features videos, copies of the SCAT3 and PSCA templates, interviews from four key medical perspectives and... Read More
Open access podcast covering best practice assessment, treatment and management of iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS) as well as the common dilemmas faced in frontline clinical practice. We also discuss injections, other adjunct therapies and surgery!... Read More
Historically, friction at the lateral femoral condyle has been thought to be the cause of iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS). This review presents the reader with evidence that, rather than friction, compression of the lateral femoral... Read More
This article consists of four printable client handouts covering four phases of proximal muscle rehabilitation for patellofemoral pain. If you have access to this article you will be able to click the PDF in the... Read More
Subgrouping individuals who suffer with patellofemoral pain has been identified as an important clinical tool to improve treatment effectiveness. This article presents the reader with a possible method to achieve subgrouping, considering the common deficits... Read More
This article offers a ‘how to’ guide for diagnosing Achilles tendinopathy. We describe the differential diagnoses and look carefully at the history taking, examination methods and imaging techniques that are useful in diagnosing Achilles tendinopathy.... Read More
This article offers the reader an evidence-informed and clinically reasoned review of the current literature with respect to proximal interventions in the management of patellofemoral pain. The evidence clearly backs up this approach, but it... Read More
Patellofemoral pain is widely considered to be a condition that is multifactorial in nature, and that requires a multimodal approach to its successful management. Taping is commonly used as one treatment element and there is... Read More
Hamstring injury is a major problem for sports involving high-speed running. This article will explore how common the problem is, how often it recurs and what work has been done on risk factors and their... Read More
Dr Sarah Morton MBBS is currently an ACCS CT1 trainee at St Georges hospital having recently completed her academic foundation years at Imperial College NHS Trust. She also completed her medical degree at Imperial College. Her intercalated degree was in Sports and Exercise Medicine at Queen Mary University of London. Since then she has published papers on risk factors in patellar tendinopathy, low back pain in cricketers and high volume image guided injections, alongside work on attendances to the emergency department.
Sarah was awarded the Helal and Harries Sports and Exercise Medicine prize in 2014 for her work on risk factors in patellar tendinopathy. She continues her research in this around her rota even occasionally managing to make it to a cricket or rugby match.
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Dr Dylan Morrissey PhD - Dylan's overarching career objective as a clinical academic is to combine the best of educational, clinical and research practice in order to develop and deliver high quality evidence based physiotherapy for patients with musculoskeletal disorders. He is a consultant physiotherapist in Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and clinical reader in Sports and Exercise Medicine, who recently started a 5-year NIHR/HEE fellowship with clinical trials as a primary focus. His key research theme is the link between movement and pathology, with a particular interest in tendinopathy.
Dylan is also in charge of all the commissioning editors working under the Physical Therapy category for sportEX. He coordinates the commissioning editors and plays a central part in helping plan and review content.
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Simon Lack MSc, MCSP is a PhD student at Queen Mary University London (QMUL), studying the interaction of hip and foot biomechanics in the presentation and management of patellofemoral pain. He graduated from Brunel University in 2005 with a degree in Physiotherapy, and went gone on to study for an MSc in Sports and Exercise Medicine at QMUL in 2010. Simon works as a physiotherapist in two London-based private clinics, having previously worked in New Zealand with professional golfers, local rugby and football teams.
Simon is also one of two commissioning editors for the MSK Assessment and Diagnosis stream and MSK Assessment and Diagnosis Case Study stream along with Dr Dylan Morrissey.
Tweets by @simonthephysio
Bradley S. Neal MSc (Adv Phys), MCSP is a physiotherapist and clinical academic who has worked in a combination of NHS, elite sport and private practice settings for the past 9 years. He completed his MSc in Advanced Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy at Hertfordshire University in 2011 before joining Pure Sports Medicine as a specialist musculoskeletal physiotherapist and research lead the same year.
Brad acts as a lower quadrant specialist at Pure Sports Medicine, taking a special interest in knee pathology, tendinopathy and overload conditions such as medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS). Brad commenced his PhD studies at Queen Mary University London (QMUL) as part of #TEAM_PFP investigating the effects and mechanisms of running gait retraining in the management of patellofemoral pain in April 2014.
He combines his research and clinical roles with regular teaching on the BSc and MSc programmes at QMUL and tutors a number of independent post-graduate courses. Brad has published twice as a lead author thus far and has multiple lead and secondary author papers due within the next year.
Colm Daly MCSP, MSc is a PhD researcher and sports physiotherapist based at Queen Mary University of London. His research aims to explore the biomechanical features associated with prior hamstring injury particularly in relation to high speed running in elite sport.
Having worked in elite Gaelic games over several years, Colm completed his MSc (Sports and Exercise Medicine) in 2012. He started his PhD studies soon thereafter and continues to practice clinically in London at Physiotherapy London (physiotherapy-specialists.co.uk) and The London Independent (bmihealthcare.co.uk/lih).
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