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CONTENTS APRIL 2011 ISSUE 48


Publisher TOR DAVIES BSc (Hons) tor@sportex.net Editor LYNN BOOTH MCSP lynn@sportex.net Art editor DEBBIE ASHER debbie@sportex.net Advertising manager TOR DAVIES tor@sportex.net +44 (0)845 652 1906 Subscriptions SANDRA GREATOREX subs@sportex.net +44 (0) 845 652 1906


TECHNICAL ADVISORS Richard Bolton Steve Aspinall


Sophie Cox Dr Bryan English MCSP, MAPA


BSc (BASRaT), MSc


BSc (podiatry), SRCh, MChS


Dip Sports Med, DO


Joanne Elphinston BPhty MA, MCSP Dr Dylan Morrisey MCSP, MSc PhD Prof Graham Smith FCSP, SRP Joan Watt


MCSP, SRP


Dr Nick Webborn MRCGP, Dip Sports Med, MSC


Dr Greg Whyte PhD, BSc (Hons Welcome


Welcome to the biggest issue we’ve published in 12 years. Having felt like I’ve been wading through mud for the last 12 months,


updating our publishing platform, things are suddenly starting to gather momentum.


Firstly hopefully you’re all getting to grips with the new website and enjoying the interactive online content (it would be great to hear your feedback). I’ve recorded some videos on our YouTube channel (isportEX) which explains a few of the new features like assigning print and online licenses, booking advertising online and using and searching the new interactive publications - so please check them out. If you’re having any trouble with anything just drop us an email and we’d be happy to help.


The second big announcement is the launch of our customisable public advice leaflets. We’ve tried offering these in the past but the technology has failed us, this time it’s working perfectly! We’ve teamed up with Printing.com to take advantage of their newly launched, cutting-edge web to print solution. In short, you login to a custom-built website, add your contact details, promote offers or info of your choice and even swop out our images, with ones of your own if you want to. For more info see pages 22-23. This is just the beginning, so please enjoy!


Tor Davies, publisher tor@sportex.net


is published by Centor Publishing Ltd 88 Nelson Road Wimbledon, SW19 1HX


Tel: +44 (0)845 652 1906 Fax: +44 (0)845 652 1907 www.sportex.net


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CONTENTS 4Journal watch


and how to identify these causes.


A look at some of the latest research


pain This article discusses the sub group of posterior pelvic girdle pain.


8Is it really a shoulder problem? 13 Assessment of the sacroiliac


Possible causes of pain in the shoulder area joint and posterior pelvic girdle


22Customise our sportEX19Clinical reasoning case study The sacroiliac joint and pelvic girdle pain


advice leaflets


Use our leaflets, add your details and promotions and have them professionally printed at low cost


Sport and Exericse Medicine: Be Prepared series. TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT SPORTEX VISIT 24Managing concussion in sport The second article in the Working in


best practice sports


promoting in HIGHLIGHTS care


activity health


promoting HIGHLIGHTS for


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