ISSUE 46 – SPRING 2024

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Surgery

Interview with Mr Andy Williams – Part 2

Unravelling the Hamstring Quandary “Elementary my Dear Watson”

Dr Martin McIntyre

Thermography:  A game-changer for injury prevention and performance in football

Juan de la Torre

Coping with heat while playing football:  Challenges and potential solutions

George Nassis

Don’t forget to look up high!  Assessment of ankle syndemosis injuries

Adam Johnson

The role of the physiotherapist in Serie A:  Is rehabilitation for elite athletes always as simple as it appears?

Leonardo Bellotti

Surface electromyography implementation in football players rehabilitation after lower limb injury

Maxime Gaspar & Florian Forelli

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FMPA Conference 2024

The FMPA Conference & Awards 2024 will take place on Thursday 23rd May 2024 with the venue at the Radisson Blu East Midlands Hotel.

We are delighted that England Mens U21 Physiotherapist, Dave Galley will be heading up #fmpa2024 educational content. Dave is a highly Skilled Physiotherapist with a wealth of knowledge and experience gained from working with a range of world-class footballers and teams including a number of Premiership teams, The England National Squad and a range of International football Clubs.

He is a highly regarded professional within the industry, known for his dynamic approach, open to new technology and methodology combining traditional methods with new methods whilst constantly striving to gain the best results from players whilst preventing injury, managing a range of injuries, aiding in rehabilitation and working with players to ensure a safe and fast recovery.

Dave was also awarded the Football Medicine and Performance Award for over 1000 games in professional league game at the FMPA inaugural conference in 2014.

FMPA Members receive a discount for the FMPA Conference each year.



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The FMPA has successfully negotiated an arrangement whereby Members have FULL and direct access to the British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM) via our education platform.

The FMPA have also been granted official permission to add a direct link to the Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. This serves to compliment the BJSM and ensure that there is educational content for ALL disciplines in relation to CPD and reflective practice requirements.

The Journal of Sports Science and Medicine (JSSM) is a non-profit making scientific electronic journal, publishing research and review articles, together with case studies, in the fields of sports medicine and the exercise sciences.

The BJSM is a biweekly peer-reviewed medical journal covering sports science and sports medicine.

Members can access both of these journals ,when logged in, via the Education page.

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CPD Articles

Becoming a member will give you access to our member only Education/CPD content via “Football Medicine & Performance” and on-line resources

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