This article discusses the current evidence for the short- and long-term effects of concussion in sport and how occurrences of concussion should be managed. The article also considers the potential role of medical imaging in terms of assessing both acute and chronic head injuries. Greater awareness of when medical imaging could be used will aid the practitioner's understanding of its potential contribution while still maintaining the fundamental importance of clinical judgement.
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Suboptimal levels of vitamin D are now recognised as a worldwide public health problem (1), having a range of effects through many mechanisms. A wide range of individuals – even the supremely fit – can... 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
Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) is a common injury that is notoriously difficult to rehabilitate. This article provides a practical and progressive model for athletes to manage the condition and rehabilitate back to full function. This... Read More
Catch up on this quarter's essential physical therapy research. Our Physical Therapy Journal Watch brings you all the most important journal discoveries with our own unique Co-Kinetic take-home messages. This is one of our most... Read More
Understanding the psychosocial challenges faced by youth athletes can be key to a successful return to competition following sports injury. This article extends other recent articles that have examined the salient role of psychology within... Read More
Subacromial impingement (SAI) and rotator cuff (RTC) tears are a common cause of pain and disability of the shoulder and may be both traumatic and non-traumatic in origin. It has been reported that 20–30% of... Read More
As we are learning more about the complexity of pain, we are beginning to better understand that the degree of injury does not always relate to the degree of pain. The International Association for the... Read More
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