2019 Conference Pre-Reading Articles

2019 SASMA Conference Pre-Reading

The following articles are suggested pre-readings for the 2019 SASMA Conference provided by the presenters themselves. They form part of the Pre-Disposing Activity for GP's wishing to receive the 40 RACGP Category 1 Points for attending the conference:

Keynote: "Exercise and Health" (Dr Louise Tulloh)

Thornton JSFrémont PKhan K, et al. Physical activity prescription: a critical opportunity to address a modifiable risk factor for the prevention and management of chronic disease: a position statement by the Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine. 

Brown et al. Development of evidence-based physical activity recommendations for adults (18 - 64 years). Report prepared for the Australian Government Department of Health, August 2012.

"ACL injury management to optimise short and long term outcomes" (Dr Adam Culvenor)

Culvenor & Barton. It is time to stop wasting time and money debating graft types and surgical approaches for ACL injuries: The secret lies in optimising rehabilitation. BJSM Blog, September 2017.

"Spinal neuroimmune consequences of RA and OA disease" (Prof Mark Hutchinson)

Christianson et al. Characterization of the acute and persistent pain state present in K/BxN serum transfer arthritis. PAIN 151 (2010) 394-403.

Fernandez-Zafra et al. Exploring the transcriptome of resident spinal microglia after collagen antibody-induced arthritis. PAIN 160 (2019) 224-236.

“The pain revolution - Why? What? How?” (Dr Kal Fried)

Moseley, G. L. (2007). Reconceptualising pain according to modern pain science. Physical Therapy Reviews, 12(3), 169–178.

Lewis, J., & O’Sullivan, P. (2018). Is it time to reframe how we care for people with non-traumatic musculoskeletal pain? British Journal of Sports Medicine.

The target concepts of the Pain Revolution (based on the text Explain Pain Supercharged – Mosley, Butler 2017) available via -

More general information and resources are available on the pain Rev website itself –

“Groin Injuries” (Tim O'Leary

Weir et al. Doha agreement meeting on terminology and definitions in groin pain in athletes. Br J Sports Med 2015; 49:768-774.

Taylor et al. Multidisciplinary assessment of 100 athletes with groin pain using the Doha agreement: High prevalence of adductor-related groin pain in conjunction with multiple causes. Clin J Sport Med 2017.

Yousefzadeh A, Shadmehr A, Olyaei GR, et al. Effect of Holmich protocol exercise therapy on longstanding adductor-related groin pain in athletes: an objective evaluation. BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine 2018;4:e000343. doi:10.1136/bmjsem-2018-000343.

Yousefzadeh A, et al. The effect of therapeutic exercise on long-standing adductor-related groin pain in athletes: Modified Holmich-protocol. Rehabilitation Research and Practice. Volume 2018, Article ID 8146819, 10 pages.

Thorborg K, et al. Copenhagen five-second squeeze: a valid indicator of sports-related hip and groin function. Br J Sports Med 2017;51:594–599.

"REDs: Telling the story to your patients" (Dr Louise Tulloh)

"Mental Health in Sport" (Emma Mattey & Dr John Baranoff)

Gulliver et al. The mental health of Australian elite athletes. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport 18 (2015) 255–261.

Rice et al. The mental health of elite athletes: A narrative systematic review. Sports Med (2016) 46:1333–1353.