Home of Sports Medicine
Sports medicine professionals are vital in maintaining any athlete near the top of their sport - from returning quickly back to the field after any injury, to preventing injuries from occurring in the first place.
- How Blood Work Makes Athletes Better [Dec '22]
- Sports Sunglasses Tips [Oct '22]
- About Diabetes [Oct '22]
- Challenges Faced by Physiotherapists [Sep '22]
- Benefits of Physical Activity for our Brain [Aug '22]
- Exercise and the Mental Health [Aug '22]
- Sports Sunglasses [Aug '22]
- Recovery Methods [Feb '22]
- Ice baths for recovery [Feb '22]
- Exogun massager [Feb '22]
As with anything in life, things will not always go to plan. These are just a few areas which you need to be aware of, to make your exercise experience more enjoyable.
- Comprehensive stretching information, including an illustrated list of stretches.
- Sporting Injuries and Conditions — including information on foot injuries, muscle cramps, What is a 'stitch'? and a guide for concussion.
- Exercise in the extremes: Exercise in the heat — the effects on your body of exercising or working in hot and humid conditions, and the potential dangers to your health. Also Winter Weather Workouts, a guide to exercising in the cold weather.
- Recovery - discussion and description of methods to improve recovery after exercise
- Are you unfit, or is it asthma? This article discusses the common ailment of exercise induced asthma (EIA).
- Monitoring the athlete: keeping checks on being healthy and safe.
- Exercise physiology: energy systems and muscle fatigue
If you have any concerns about your ability to do exercise, if you have not done any exercise for a while, and you are over 35 years of age, please see a medical practitioner before starting exercise. See the Disclaimer.
- Read the Sports Medicine entries on the sporting blog.
- Medicine and Sports — why people with a medical education are more effective in sports
- The health pages — diet and exercise to keep you healthy