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Gain Without the Pain: Legal Drugs in Sport

Painkillers in sport: a form of legal doping or an excessive reliance on medication that puts the long-term health of athletes in jeopardy?

BJSM June 2017 – Most of the main papers are open access

5th International Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport Part 1: Consensus Statement, tools and 4 systematic reviews

BJSM FREE: Consensus statement on concussion in sport—the 5th international conference on concussion in sport held in Berlin, October 2016

The 2017 Concussion in Sport Group (CISG) consensus statement is designed to build on the principles outlined in the previous statements and to develop further conceptual understanding of sport-related concussion (SRC) using an expert consensus-based approach. This document is developed for physicians and healthcare providers who are involved in athlete care, whether at a recreational, elite or pr...

Fifa’s former doctor says painkiller use risks footballers’ health

Elite footballers' "abuse" of legal painkillers risks their health and could "potentially" have life-threatening implications, says Fifa's former chief medical officer.

From BJSM: Learning to share, sharing to learn

The role of sports medicine research is to help guide practitioners to implement evidence based strategies and while we can and should learn from research to enhance our practice, this is only one piece of the puzzle.