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CrossFit Risk vs reward in the ‘sport of fitness’

by Dr Donald Kuah and Dr Brandi Cole

This article has been published in Medicine Today, a peer-reviewed journal for doctors.
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Now in its third decade, CrossFit is a ‘sport of fitness’ designed to help participants achieve the physical activity levels recommended by the WHO for optimal health at any age. However, there are some concerns about injuries related to high-intensity conditioning programs such as CrossFit.
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Achilles Tendinopathy

by Dr Jacob Jewson

Tendon injuries can cause debilitating pain in professional and recreational athletes which may result in reduced activity levels. One of the more common tendon conditions is Achilles tendinopathy.
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Knee osteoarthritis: Maximising the non-surgical approach

Knee osteoarthritis: Maximising the non-surgical approach

by Dr Ameer Ibrahim

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common joint disorder, it is a chronic arthropathy of one or more joints characterized by degeneration and loss of joint cartilage, along with other joint changes, including bone hypertrophy.
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A new era for women in sport

by Dr Jin Lee

It is an incredibly exciting time for women's sport with participation rates across a wide range of sports at an all-time high. In the last few years, we have seen the addition of professional women’s’ leagues in the AFL, A-league and 2018 will see the addition of the Harvey Norman Women’s competition in the National Rugby League.
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When Can I Go Back To What I Was Doing Before?

by Dr Thomas Gan

The most common question that I get asked after someone sustains an injury is usually, “When can I go back to do what I was doing before?”.
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Physical activity: The cheapest poly-pill on the market

by Dr Donald Kuah and Dr Brandi Cole

This article has been published in Medicine Today, a peer-reviewed journal for doctors.
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Physical inactivity is a major modifiable cause of disease burden world wide, yet 60% of Australians don’t meet the recommended guidelines for physical activity. It’s a commonly known fact that obesity is a risk factor for death and disease, however what most people don’t realise is that being unfit can actually lead to a greater risk of death than being fat.
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