Three dangerous words…

There is a saying in many professions that three of the most dangerous words used are ‘in my experience’¬†as relying on it can cause some big problems. However, I also think there are another three words being used a lot recently that can be just as dangerous, these are ‘research has shown’! Over the past…

Chill out…

I’m hearing more and more physios and other healthcare professionals discussing and promoting the negative, detrimental, and so-called harmful effects of using ice for the¬†treatment of injuries or soreness after exercise, with some claiming that it should be abandoned completely. Well, I think this is just crazy talk and I think some people just need…

Mind the gap…

I did an editorial recently for the Aspetar Sports Medicine Journal called ‘divided we stand‘ you can read it here. In this piece, I give my thoughts and opinions on some of the issues of trying to get research implemented into practice. In particular, I discuss the barriers and divisions that I’ve encountered between academics…