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Training error and load management, are we missing something key?

Today we’re joined on the blog by Dale Forsdyke who’s kindly shared his considerable wisdom on pyschosocial factors in sport. Dale is a prominent researcher and practitioner in this field and published an excellent systematic review on the topic (Forsdyke et al. 2016). He’s also Head of Science & Medicine in elite female football and […]

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How to prepare for marathon training, free video from The Physio Rooms

As I write this we’re now 44 days from Christmas. Now, this isn’t a warning to start your Christmas shopping but this year it turns out that a 16 week training programme for Brighton or Paris Marathon would start on Christmas day. London Marathon is 2 weeks later, so those of you training for that […]

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Exercises for Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (AKA ‘Shin Splints’)

It’s easy to talk generally with rehab, ‘strengthen x,y and z’, improve movement control etc but we don’t often expand on what exactly this means. Today’s blog is a brief look at an exercise programme I used recently for a patient with Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome and what my thinking was behind it. The patient, […]

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How to prepare for marathon training

Written by Tom Goom, senior Physio at The Physio Rooms Brighton. Follow Tom on Twitter. This is a blog post I wrote some time back, however recent requests for marathon training tips and on how best to prepare to avoid any running injuries   made me think that this post can resurface! Let me know your thoughts (especially […]

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Static alignment in runners, are we moving forward by standing still?

I spent much of my university years staring at people in their pants. It was a big part of our course and we’d spend hours picking over static alignment and deliberating over minor postural differences. For many clinicians it still represents a big part of their assessment but with so many things we could assess […]

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When can I run? By Chris Johnson and Nathan Carlson

Chris Johnson is a multi-talented guy! He’s a physical therapist, certified triathlon coach, multiple time Kona qualifier and the owner of Zeren PT & Performance. Plus Chris is the CEO of RunCadence, an app we featured recently that helps runners optimise their gait retraining through changing cadence. He also has an extensive Youtube video library for […]

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