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Nutrition for healing and recovery: Part II

in Diagnose & Treat, Tools and technology

In part one of this article, Andrew Hamilton explored the benefits – or otherwise – of manipulating dietary protein, fat and carbohydrate intake. In part two, Andrew investigates the potential benefits of vitamins, mineral, and other micronutrients. Can they help speed injury healing, and which nutrients are most effective?  As we explained in the first part... MORE

Sports injury: can athletes eat their way to recovery?

in Improve, Tools and technology

Can an athlete’s post-injury nutrition affect healing and recovery outcomes? In this two-part article, Andrew Hamilton looks at what the research says beginning with the macronutrients: protein, fats, and carbohydrates. When injury strikes, maximizing the speed of recovery is crucial for athletes seeking a speedy return to sport. As a clinician, you will be familiar with... MORE

Invictus participant an example of nuances required to work...

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In a recently featured article, physio Sean Fyfe outlined eight key principles to follow when working with an athlete with disabilities. Today’s newsletter highlights some of the research that supports these principles and offers a profile of 2018 Invictus Games athlete Stacey Trottier-Mousseau. With the 2018 Invictus Games just days away, some major milestones in... MORE

8 key principles for rehab with para-athletes

in Diagnose & Treat, Improve

Thankfully, people of all abilities can participate in some form of meaningful movement as part of a healthy lifestyle. Whether in recreation or competition, those with disabilities suffer injuries just as typically-abled athletes do. They may then visit a physiotherapist seeking help for their injury and training to return to sport. The eight key principles... MORE


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