Can we examine a player’s hip via telehealth ?

Can we examine a player’s hip via telehealth ?

With the current constraints imposed by the global COVID-19 pandemic, football players and their teams have more restricted access to their doctors and physiotherapists. As a result, many clinicians have continued to practice via telemedicine. The purpose of the paper highlighted in this week’s FastFact was to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of a self-administered examination [...]
Early sport specialisation and high training loads may increase the risk of injury

Early sport specialisation and high training loads may increase the risk of injury

Early sport specialisation (ESS) is often considered to be a risk factor for injury, despite a lack of good evidence to support this relationship. This FastFact highlights a paper that attempts to determine whether ESS is indeed associated with an increased risk of injury by evaluating a group of American Collegiate athletes1. It has been [...]