Do Functional Movement Screen (FMS) Composite Scores Predict Subsequent Injury?

Research Paper Title Do Functional Movement Screen (FMS) composite scores predict subsequent injury? A systematic review with meta-analysis. Background This paper aims to systematically review studies investigating the strength of association between FMS composite scores and subsequent risk of injury, taking into account both methodological quality and clinical and methodological diversity. This was a systematic… Read More

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Running Shoes: Linking Cushioning, Loading Rates & Risk of Injury

Verbatim from the REPS UK magazine (2017, p.7), as I thought they wrote a witty article (and I couldn’t be bothered completely re-writing the whole thing): “‘It’s the ultimate advancement in energy,’ brags Under Armour about its Charged Cushioning (r) ‘absorbing the impact of your foot strike.’ Nike’s breathless boasting cuts to the chase, declaring… Read More

What is the Effectiveness of Exercise Interventions to Prevent Sports Injuries?

Research Paper Title The Effectiveness of Exercise Interventions to Prevent Sports Injuries: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomised Controlled Trials. Background Physical activity is important in both prevention and treatment of many common diseases, but sports injuries can pose serious problems. Objective To determine whether physical activity exercises can reduce sports injuries and perform… Read More

Sports and Training Injuries in British Soldiers

Research Paper Title Sports and Training Injuries in British Soldiers: The Colchester Garrison Sports Injury and Rehabilitation Centre. Purpose To record and analyse the injuries and conditions requiring referral to the Colchester Garrison Sports Injury and Rehabilitation Centre over a three year period, with special reference to type and site of injury, aetiology, and outcome.… Read More