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Allied Health Link Round Up Blog- April 2019

Exercise and sports science

Allied Health Link Round Up Blog- April 2019

We at ALLIED HEALTH SUPPORT SERVICES are looking to save you guys precious time and resources wherever we can… SO here is our monthly LINK ROUND UP BLOG for your perusing pleasure!

Special mentions to our colleagues in EXERCISE AND SPORTS SCIENCE this month!

                                Read on, save for later, share on social – I’ve collated awesome LINKS/ RESOURCES/ INNOVATION/ EVENTS for those involved in sports. ENJOY READING WHILE LEARNING!

Blogs & Influencers

16 KEYS TO SUCCESS WORKING IN ELITE SPORT

Are you trying to break through the competitive world of physio in elite sports?   Read the blog written by Steve Mount  and find out  the 16 keys to success working in elite sport– these are a few tips that might help you get an opportunity.

PLAY LIKE A GIRL

PLAY LIKE A GIRL

Play Like a Girl: Keeping Female Athletes Fit to Play and Ready for the Podium

The aim of this symposium is to improve practice across sports medicine and sport science in the prevention, diagnosis and management of elite athletes. For further information visit Sports Medicine Australia.

” Diabetics are athletes too “

An Olympic gold medalist provides inspiration for our patients. By helping our patients feel more comfortable and enthusiastic about exercising, we help them reach their fitness goals and control their diabetes. High quality appealing footwear is an important component in helping our diabetic athletes. Diabetic advocate and Olympic swimmer GARY HALL, JR. provides a first-hand account of the problem. Source: AAPSM

Podcasts

Check out these Sports MAP podcasts and learn the latest in research and practical application in sport from experienced sports professionals.

016 – Kristi Boles Allied Wellness & Fundamentals of Healing

On this podcast episode 016 – Kristi Boles Allied Wellness & Fundamentals of Healing, Kristi openly talks about her sudden, unexpected health issues and also how she has transformed her own life, and that of her patients by being more aware of the fundamentals of healing and good health.

2019 Australian Allied Health Awards

Nominate an amazing ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONAL today… Better still – nominate yourself! It’s free, easy & anonymous… Awesome free promotion too 👌  ! Nominations close 19th May- Don’t miss out!

      NOMINATE TODAY!

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Exercise Physiologist of the year

Research

Nutrition and Athletic Performance

FREE access journal published by Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise

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NUTRITION AND ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE

 

In this study, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Dietitians of Canada, and the American College of Sports Medicines provide guidelines for the appropriate type, amount, and timing of intake of food, fluids, and supplements to promote optimal health and performance across different scenarios of training and competitive sport- click here to learn more…

 

 

Find interesting reads and up to date evidence from the latest issues of these awesome journals;

 

Check out the added resources from our Research, Literature & Blogs database and be updated on the new learnings and trends. 

 

Private Practice & Business

Online Physiotherapy Mentoring

Do you want to become a better physio tomorrow than you are today?  ACCELERATE YOUR DEVELOPMENT

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Physio Coach Logo

 

Physio coach is an online mentoring and clinical education program designed by Titled Sports Physiotherapist Murray Leyland to help young and developing physiotherapists grow in all elements of their practice..

 

 

Are you an awesome PHYSIO or do you work with a WELL DESERVING, hard working PHYSIO that should be recognised?

NOMINATE TODAY! 

2019 AAHA- Physiotherapist of the year

2019 AAHA- Physiotherapist of the year

 

FREE RESOURCE for Allied business owners

Why Value Is Your Business’ Biggest Lever

Allied health business owners and their staff must work hard to understand exactly what value means to their clients so they can generate and provide it.  This FREE recorded webinar  was a discussion on value, its importance, how it can be generated and how it can transform your business.

 

 “Field Sport Athletes are not Bodybuilders. Field Sport Athletes are not CrossFitters. Field Sport Athletes do not compete in the gym”

Discussion post for athletes and coaches, published by Jordi Taylor – Strength & Conditioning Coach

 

Equipment & Resources

EAT LIKE AN ATHLETE

Boost your energy and performance through nutrition

Eat like an athlete book

EAT LIKE AN ATHLETE BOOK BY SIMONE AUSTIN

 

Sports dietitian Simone Austin shares practical tips and suggestions on how to boost your energy and performance through nutrition, derived from her years of experience advising elite athletes. Simone’s hands-on manual allows people of all ages, from weekend warriors to professional players, to give their bodies optimal nourishment for training, competition and recovery.

In Eat Like an Athlete  you will get all the info available to professional athletes. Let Simone Austin help you to optimise your performance in the sport and physical activities you enjoy.

Food For Sport: INDI booklet for Sportspeople

This booklet will advise you how to get the balance right- download PDF

 

 

Do you know an outstanding PSYCHOLOGIST? Let’s recognise their hard work!

NOMINATE TODAY

2019 Australian Allied Health Awards

Clinical

What is Concussion?

According to Sports Medicine Australia– Concussion is a brain injury and is defined as a complex physiological process affecting the brain, induced by biomechanical forces. Concussion may be caused by either a direct or indirect blow to the head, face, neck or body causing an impulsive force transmitted to the head.

Allied Health link round up blog - April 2019

Photo credit to Queensland Brain Institute

 

It is important that all health professionals are aware of how to recognise and safely manage concussion.  See Concussion in Sport Policy 

Do helmets protect against concussion?

Helmets more effective against severe TBI than concussion- Read and learn from Queensland Brain Institute

Concussion Management

Looking for concussion assesment, treatment and rehabilitation? COMPLETE CONCUSSION MANAGEMENT is a network of trained multidisciplinary healthcare practitioners that collaborate with physicians to co-manage concussion injuries, helping patients and athletes safely return to learn, work and play.

More RESOURCES for the management of sports-related concussion for all Australians.

FREE online access to our ONLINE DIRECTORY of where to go for professional resources, online and face to face events, learning materials and toolkits, information and guidance, clinical and non-clinical support, opportunities, equipment for health professionals.

 

Self Care

THE ATHLETES GUIDE TO ESSENTIAL SELF-CARE

Your self worth should NEVER be tied to your performances, and your body is not a machine. To help you regain a sense of balance, here are some essential self-care practices for athletes:

 

Events

Exercise Right Week- 20-26 May

Exercise Right is a public awareness campaign created by Exercise & Sports Science Australia.  The aim to inspire all Australians to be healthier and more active.

THIS YEAR’S THEME IS “ACTIVE AGEING”

They encouraging all Australians to Move More and Age Better!

Visit Exercise Week website and download FREE eBook- Exercise & Woman’s Health eBook by ESSA

 

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AAPSM 5 X 5 SPORTS MEDICINE CASE STUDY SESSION- 5 June, 2019

The 5 x 5 x 5 sports medicine case study session is the ideal opportunity to hear from sports medicine clinicians on their method of diagnosis, treatment options, plan and outcome.

 

 

Are you the 2019 Podiatrist of the Year? Nominations close on the 19th May! It’s FREE, EASY & ONLINE…

NOMINATE TODAY!

2019 Australian Allied Health Awards

 

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2019 ESSA ACT State Mental Health Day brings together a variety of ESSA professionals for an inaugural event, which promises to be a great learning day for all.

2019 ESSA Innovation & Practice Forum – 4-5th May, Melbourne

2019 ASICS SMA Conference  to be held from 23rd – 26th October 2019 at the Novotel, Twin Waters.

REGISTRATIONS –  For Early Bird discounts – AVAILABLE NOW!

 

2019 SDA Conference – Keeping you cool

EARLY BIRD registration closes 30/ 06/ 2019

The 40th World Medical & Health Games & International Sport Medicine Symposiun- 22-29 June

 

 

2019 Sports Chiropractic Symposium

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Recover, Rehab & Return to Play

The 2019 Sports Chiropractic Australia Symposium, 17-19 May 2019 at the Rendezvous Hotel, Perth, Western Australia.

 

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Sarena Jones

Director @ Allied Health Support Services

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