2017 Conference Pre-Reading Articles

"Pain and the brain: Current concepts & strategies for pain management of the active population" Pre-Reading

The following articles are suggested pre-readings for the 2017 SASMA Conference and form part of the Pre-Disposing Activity for GP's wishing to receive the 40 RACGP Category 1 Points for attending the conference:

"Not just pain in the brain - An update from 2016 Berlin Consensus Meeting on Concussion" (Dr Andrew Potter)

McCrory et al. Consensus statement on concussion in sport: the 5th international conference on concussion in sport held in Berlin, October 2016. Br J Sports Med. 2017;0:1–10.

"Patellofemoral Pain: Where does it come from?" (Dr Christian Barton)

Pazzinatto Marcella Ferraz, de Oliveira Silva Danilo, Pradela Juliana, Coura Maira Bergamaschi, Barton Christian, de Azevedo F´abio M´ıcolis. Local and widespread hyperalgesia in female runners with patellofemoral pain are influenced by running volume.Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport

“Tendon neuroplastic training: Changing the way we think about tendon rehab” (Dr Ebonie Rio) 

Rio et al. Tendon neuroplastic training: Changing the way we think about tendon rehabilitation: a narrative review. Br J Sports Med 2015;0:1–8.

"Running retraining for the degenerate knee” (Dr Christian Barton) 

Barton, et al. Running retraining in lower limb injury management: A mixed methods study of current evidence synthesised with expert opinion.  2016 May;50(9):513-26.

"Concussion: How to use the SCAT 5” (Dr Andrew Potter) 

Sport concussion assessment tool - 5th edition. Br J Sports Med 2017.

Sport concussion assessment tool for childrens ages 5 to 12 years. Br J Sports Med 2017.


"Cardiology and ECG screening in sport” (Dr Richard Hillock) 

Drezner et al. International criteria for electrocardiographic interpretation in athletes. Br J Sports Med. 2017;1:1–28.