Research

Physical activity education in the undergraduate curricula of all UK medical schools: Are tomorrow's doctors equipped to follow clinical guidelines?
Physical activity (PA) is a cornerstone of disease prevention and treatment but there is widespread omission of basic teaching elements, such as the Chief Medical Officer recommendations and guidance on physical activity.
The evidence underpinning sports performance products
To assess the extent and nature of claims regarding improved sports performance made by advertisers for a broad range of sports-related products, and the quality of the evidence on which these claims are based.
An evaluation of the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of the National Exercise Referral Scheme in Wales, UK
The Wales National Exercise Referral Scheme (NERS) is a 16-week programme including motivational interviewing, goal setting and relapse prevention.
Sex work and the public health impacts of the 2010 Olympic Games
Examination of the impact of exposure to the 2010 Winter Olympics time period on outcomes measuring disruption of local sex work environments in Vancouver, Canada.
Effect of specific exercise strategy on need for surgery in patients with subacromial impingement syndrome
Subacromial impingement syndrome is said to have multiple causes.
Performance of the 2010 European Society of Cardiology criteria for ECG interpretation in athletes
The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) revised criteria for ECG interpretation in the athlete.
Prevention of sport injury II: a systematic review of clinical science research
Although physical activity is associated with an improved quality of life and an overall reduction in mortality and morbidity, there remains an associated activity-related risk of injury and re-injury.
Long-term endurance sport is a risk factor for development of lone atrial flutter
To evaluate whether in a population of patients with ‘lone atrial flutter’, the proportion of those engaged in long-term endurance sports is higher than that observed in the general population.
Efficacy of standardised manual therapy and home exercise programme for chronic rotator cuff disease
To investigate the efficacy of a programme of manual therapy and exercise treatment compared with placebo treatment delivered by physiotherapists for people with chronic rotator cuff disease.
The health and socioeconomic impacts of major multi-sport events
In 2012 the Olympic Games and the Paralympic Games will take place in London, and in 2014 the Commonwealth Games will be hosted by Glasgow.
Quality of reporting in sports injury prevention abstracts according to the CONSORT and STROBE criteria: an analysis of the World Congress of Sports Injury Prevention in 2005 and 2008
A large amount of healthcare research is first presented at conferences and meetings, and published as an abstract in the proceedings.
Arthroscopic surgery compared with supervised exercises in patients with rotator cuff disease
To compare the effectiveness of arthroscopic surgery, a supervised exercise regimen, and placebo soft laser treatment in patients with rotator cuff disease