Sports Medicine for General Practice Pre-Readings & Resources

2018 Sports Medicine in General Practice Course Pre-Readings

The following articles are suggested pre-readings for the 2018 Sports Medicine in General Practice Course and form part of the Pre-Disposing Activity for GP's wishing to receive the 40 RACGP Category 1 Points for attending:

Consensus Statements, Guidelines & International Criteria:


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.

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.


Griffen et al. The Warwick Agreement on femoroacetabular impingement syndrome (FAI syndrome): an international consensus statement. Br J Sports Med 016;50:1169–1176.

The Female Triad - Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport

Mountjoy et al. The IOC consensus statement: beyond the Female Athlete Triad—Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S). Br J Sports Med 2014;48:491–497.

Patellofemoral Pain

Crossley KM, et al. 2016 Patellofemoral pain consensus statement from the 4th International Patellofemoral Pain Research Retreat, Manchester. Part 2: recommended physical
interventions (exercise, taping, bracing, foot orthoses and combined interventions)Br J Sports Med 2016;50:844–852.

Lateral Ankle Sprains

Gribble PA, et al. Evidence review for the 2016 International Ankle Consortium consensus statement on the prevalence, impact and long-term consequences of lateral ankle sprains. Br J Sports Med 2016;50:1496–1505.

Anterior Cruciate Ligaments

Wright et al. Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Rehabilitation: MOON Guidelines. Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach. January 2014.

Meniscal Tear and Osteoarthritis

Katz JN et al. Surgery versus Physical Therapy for a Meniscal Tear and Osteoarthritis. N Engl J Med 368;18: 1675-1684.

Cardiology and ECG screening in sport

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

Fatigue and infections

Reid V et al.
 Clinical investigation of athletes with persistent fatigue and/or recurrent infections. Br J Sports Med. 2004; 38(1):42-45.