British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM) is a multi-media information portal that provides original research, reviews and debate relating to clinically-relevant aspects of sport and exercise medicine. We contribute to innovation (research), education (teaching and learning) and knowledge translation (implementing research into practice and policy). We use web, print, video and audio material to serve the international sport and exercise medicine community. * The purpose of this podcast is to educate and to inform. The content of this podcast does not constitute medical advice and it is not intended to function as a substitute for a healthcare practitioner’s judgement, patient care or treatment. The views expressed by contributors are those of the speakers. BMJ does not endorse any views or recommendations discussed or expressed on this podcast. Listeners should also be aware that professionals in the field may have different opinions. By listening to this podcast, listeners agree not to use its content as the basis for their own medical treatment or for the medical treatment of others.
Let's exercise in comfort! Breast health and injuries with Deirdre McGhee. Ep #487
In this podcast Brooke Patterson talks with Associate Professor Deirdre McGhee about breast injuries and breast health. Deirdre is a sports physiotherapist, and leads the breast research and education area of the Australian Institute of Sport Female Performance and Health Initiative (https://www.ais.gov.au/fphi).
She has been researching breast health biomechanics for the past 20 years, has written guidelines for Sports Medicine Australia on breast support and bra fit for female athletes (https://sma.org.au/resources-advice/injury-fact-sheets/exercise-and-breast-support/) and the freely accessible web-based App, “Sports Bra” (https://www.bra.edu.au/), to guide female athletes on breast support and bra fit.
The podcast covers practical tips for clinicians to check bra fit and why it is important, and the current evidence related to breast injuries, treatment, and breast protection for women playing contact sports.
AMSSM Sports Medcast on Sports Bras with Dr Katie Rizzone. Ep #486
Today, AMSSM members Dr. Caitlyn Mooney hosts Dr. Katie Rizzone on the topic of sports bras. With more women athletes than ever, the sports bra has certainly grown in popularity in the last decades. This podcast will visit the history of breast support in sport and discuss how breast pain and discomfort effect sports participation in women as well as recent research by Dr. Rizzone and colleagues on their recent study on characteristics of sports bra preference in adolescent females.
CHARACTERISTICS OF SPORTS BRA PREFERENCES IN ADOLESCENT FEMALES
Katherine H. Rizzone, MD MPH, Bianca Edison, MD MPH, Jane Chung, MD,
Ingrid K. Ichesco, MD, Nailah Coleman, MD
Why the SportsEquity e-Edition is a must read for all working in SEM. EP #485
In this podcast, we’re joined by Dr Yetsa Tuakli-Wosornu, Lead Author of the BJSM #SportsEquity e-Edition and Dr Jane Thornton, one of the BJSM’s editors.
How this e-Edition came about
The difference between equity and equality
Why this issue is so important
How people can use this e-edition in their personal and professional
Playing your part: SEM for the Performing Arts with Annie Strauch and Catherine Etty-Leal. Ep #484
Today, Brooke Patterson hosts Annie Strauch and Catherine Etty-Leal, both experienced Australian physiotherapists with a Masters in Sports Physio and Musculoskeletal Physio. Annie’s passion for performance physiotherapy started in London’s West End where she managed performers in over 30 productions. After that, Performance Medicine (https://performancemedicine.com.au/) was born, a multidisciplinary clinic to provide singers, dancers and performers with tailored physiotherapy treatment. Annie and Catherine both specialise in vocal physiotherapy, and provide some tips for online public speaking. They discuss injury management and prevention for performing artists, and the cultural considerations. Sports medicine professionals have a big role to play in the performing arts industry, and Annie and Catherine share some tips for getting involved in the field.
International Association of Dance Medicine and Science (IADMS) - https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/Cu1_CMwv0QUOKzGqCwWvfG?domain=iadms.org/
Australian Society of Performing Arts & Healthcare (ASPAH)-https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/RieBCNLwP9UlKj10c4VDDt?domain=aspah.org.au/
Australian Voice Association (AVA)- https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/7-noCOMxQyURVvopTkxo26?domain=australianvoiceassociation.com.au/
Medical Problems in Performing Artists (MPPA) - https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/5dXICP7yRZiGY3qKSjiL2U?domain=sciandmed.com
RETURN TO DANCE post COVID - Webinar about how dance teachers, dance professionals and dance clinicians can assist their dance students return to the studio in a safe way. -https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/-ILGCROAWocm958vSoFlgP?domain=performancemedicine.com.au/
The Importance of Mental Health in Athletes with Two AMSSM Past Presidents EP #483
The mental health of athletes has been in the spotlight throughout this summer, as high-profile athletes such as Naomi Osaka and Simone Biles have spoken out about the importance of prioritizing their physical, and especially their mental, well-being.
In this episode, host Dr. Giselle Aerni, MD is joined by AMSSM Past Presidents Dr. Cindy Chang, MD and Dr. Margot Putukian, MD to discuss the AMSSM Position Statement on Mental Health Issues and Psychological Factors in Athletes, which Dr. Aerni also co-authored.
In this 33-minute conversation, they address the following topics:
The importance of a position statement on the mental health of athletes and the novel aspects addressed in the document
The team-based approach to mental health care and why it’s a crucial component for the well-being of athletes
How the acceptance of mental health issues has evolved in recent years and the impact social media has on those perceptions
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on athletes’ mental health and how it reinforces the need for conversations about this vital issue
Mental health issues and psychological factors in athletes: detection, management, effect on performance and prevention: American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Position Statement (https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/54/4/216.full)
Madam Athlete Podcast (https://madamathlete.com/)
Superspikes FTW? Footwear choice for athletes with Dr Dan Bonanno. Ep #482
Dan is a podiatrist and a senior lecturer at La Trobe University. He completed a PhD in 2019, where he investigated the use of foot orthoses for the prevention of injury in military recruits. In this episode, Brooke Patterson discusses with Dan the key considerations for clinicians when helping athletes make footwear choices. They discuss the role of performance and sponsorship, and Dan provides his opinion on Nike’s super spike in the lead up to the Tokyo Olympics. The role of injury, comfort, gender, and foot shape, and research in footwear design is discussed.
Packed full of information in under half hour. If you work in sports medicine this is a must. Great speakers and topics look forward to continued success
Great content, awful audio quality
Please consider fixing the audio issues. It’s very difficult to listen to, or even hear the guests and moderators.