Sports injuries

January/February 2010

AFP Cover 2010 January/February

Sports injuries

January/February 2010 Vol 39 (1) 1-80

The theme for the January/February issue of AFP is sports injuries. This month's articles include musculoskeletal injuries, sports related concussion, management in general practice, ankle injuries, shin pain in athletes, knee injuries, and sport and exercise medicine – a new specialty.


Musculoskeletal injuries

Salma Fahridin, Graeme C Miller

Sports related concussion Management in general practice

Michael Makdissi

Sports ankle injuries

Assessment and management

Drew Slimmon, Peter Brukner

Shin pain in athletes

Assessment and management

Paul Blackman

Sports knee injuries

Assessment and management

Bianca Scotney

Up front

Sport and exercise medicine

A new specialty

David Humphries


and other lovely numbers

Jenni Parsons


Work related asthma

Diagnosis and management

Ryan F Hoy, Michael J Abramson, Malcolm R Sim


How do we compare?

Applying UK pay for performance indicators to an Australian general practice

Adrian Elliot-Smith, Mark A J Morgan

Impact of compliance on weight loss and health profile in a very low energy diet program

Graeme Wright, Brian Dawson, Geoffrey Jalleh, Saskia Law

Where are they now?

The career paths of the Remote Vocational Training Scheme registrars

Susan M Wearne, Patrick Giddings, Jeanette McLaren, Catherine Gargan

General practitioners’ use of cardiovascular risk calculators

Amy Imms, Stephen Quinn, Mark Nelson


Early management of prostate cancer

Michael Izard

Developing the guidelines for preventive care

Two decades of experience

Mark F Harris, Linda Bailey, Teri Snowdon, John Litt, Jane Smith, Beres Joyner, John Furler

Sleeping infants safely

Considerations for GPs

Leigh Wilson, Susan Quine, Milton Lewis

Practice management

Tips from the toolkit: 1 – know yourself

Neville Steer

Barriers to good health care

Hilton Koppe


‘Male friendly’ services

A matter of semantics

Carol A Holden, Carolyn A Allan, Robert I McLachlan

Meningococcal meningitis

Prevention in travellers

Cora A Mayer, Amy A Neilson

Back pages

Book reviews

Clinical challenge

Rachel Lee


AFP Podcasts

Interviews January/February 2010

The role of the sports and exercise medicine physician

David Humphries, MBBS (Hons), FACSP, FFSEM (UK) is a sport and exercise medicine (SEM) physician and Past President, Australasian College of Sports Physicians (ACSP). He talks to Kath O'Connor the role of the SEM physician. Most sports and exercise related injuries and problems in the GP setting are relatively straightforward; GPs can contact a SEM physician for more complex issues. Most have specific areas of expertise, listed in the 'Find a Sports Physician' section of the ACSP website (<a href="" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"></a>).

Duration: 11 minutes 48 seconds
File size: 3MB

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