Volume 3 - Issue 2

July 2014
With the FIFA World Cup in Brazil fast approaching, we speak to a veteran of three World Cup campaigns and UEFA Champions League winner, Didier Drogba. This issue has several articles pertinent to running, including prevention of running related injuries, running re-education and loading damaged tendons. Also covered are monitoring Moto GP riders’ physiological strain, anaesthesia and the athlete and a Legacy of Arabic Medicine article on Bimaristans, the forerunners to modern hospitals and healthcare systems.

Articles

Sports Medicine
Running re-education

A treatment for exertional lower limb pain Written by Andy Franklyn-Miller,...

Written by – Andy Franklyn-Miller, Ireland

Interview
Didier Drogba

- Interview by Jake Bambrough, Qatar Passionate, powerful and supremely talented, Didier Drogba has...

Interview by – Jake Bambrough, Qatar

Sports Rehab
Throw away the anti-inflammatories & start loading your damaged tendons

Evidence into practice Written by Michael Kjaer, Denmark Tendons in our body ensure that muscle...

Written by – Michael Kjaer, Denmark

Sports Science
Prevention of running related injuries

Written by Steef Bredeweg, The Netherlands INTRODUCTION Running has evolutionary roots in humans and...

Written by – Steef Bredeweg, The Netherlands

Sports Medicine
Anaesthesia and the athlete

Written by Peter Dzendrowskyj, Qatar The term ‘anaesthesia’ is derived from the Greek ‘an-’ (meaning...

Written by – Peter Dzendrowskyj, Qatar

Sports Science
Monitoring Moto GP rider’s physiological strain

A role for the sport scientist? Written by Olivier Girard, Sébastien Racinais, Lucio Cecchinello and...

Written by – Olivier Girard, Sébastien Racinais, Lucio Cecchinello and Justin Grantham

Sports Radiology
Hip impingement syndromes

Written by Haron Obaid, Canada INTRODUCTION The hip joint is a weight-bearing joint which allows a...

Written by – Haron Obaid, Canada

Sports Surgery
Ligament injuries of the ankle joint

Written by Jon Karlsson and Kristian Samulesson, Sweden INTRODUCTION Lateral sprains of the ankle...

Written by – Jon Karlsson and Kristian Samulesson, Sweden

Sports Radiology
Anatomy of the hip joint

And how it is related to groin pain Written by Miquel Dalmau-Pastor, Jordi Vega and Pau Golanó,...

Written by – Miquel Dalmau-Pastor, Jordi Vega and Pau Golanó, Spain

Sports Rehab
ACL reconstruction

Predictors and prognosis of outcome post reconstruction Written by Bart Sas, Qatar Injury to the...

Written by – Bart Sas, Qatar

Sport and Society
When good science is not enough

The need for advocacy for physical activity Written by Margaret Talbot, United Kingdom: President,...

Written by – Margaret Talbot, United Kingdom: President, International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education

Legacy of Arabic Medicine
Bimaristans

And the rise of modern healthcare systems Written by David W. Tschanz, USA Medieval Islamic...

Written by – David W. Tschanz, USA

Letters From
The History of Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute

A LETTER FROM: Bologna, Italy Written by Stefano Zaffagnini, Giulio M Marcheggiani Muccioli, A Grassi,...

Written by – Stefano Zaffagnini, Giulio M Marcheggiani Muccioli, A Grassi, M Marcacci, Italy

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