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Allied Health Link Round Up Blog – February 2021

We at ALLIED HEALTH SUPPORT SERVICES are looking to save you guys precious time and resources wherever we can… so here is our monthly LINK ROUND UP BLOG for your perusing pleasure!

 

Special mentions to our colleagues in EXERCISE AND SPORTS SCIENCE this month!

                                Read on, save for later, share on social media – AHSS has collated awesome LINKS/ RESOURCES/ INNOVATIONS/ EVENTS for those involved in sports. ENJOY READING WHILE LEARNING!

 

 

Leadership

 

Tripcony, TysonTYSON TRIPCONY, an accredited Sports Dietitian, is the managing director of  FUEL YOUR LIFE – the largest and most successful private practice dietetic company across Australia. Tyson is also a 2018 Australian Allied Health Awards finalist in the following categories …

  • 2018 Dietitian of the Year finalist
  • 2018 Excellence in Management and Leadership finalist
  • 2018 Adult Allied Health Practice of the Year

Connect with Tyson on Linkedin 

 

Women in Sport – panel recording

Jade Scott, a content contributor from Growth Rx, and her panel discuss women in leadership across  diverse aspects of sport. This panel recording covers topics such as what’s happening in sport (including participation rates), what leadership looks like, where the barriers are for women in sport and what opportunities are out there to overcome these barriers. The group of panellist hope to inspire the next generation of girls stepping into sports. Watch the FULL video here. 

 

 

Blogs & Influencers

 

Sports & Spinal’s educational blog was built out of a passion to bring a research-based education to the people of Australia. logo

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Guest Blog: Finding the balance between prescribing home exercise programs for adaptation and adherence by Dr. Sjaan Gomersall, Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy at The University of Queensland and Clinical Consultant at VALD Health.

 

Exercise Right is a public awareness campaign powered by Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA)

This website aims to inspire all Australians to be healthier and more active, especially those living with chronic conditions, illness, and injury. Some of the latest blog posts are:

  • Is Exercise Complex?
  • Common Mistakes New Runners Make and How to Avoid Them.
  • Running The Distance: Want To Run Further?

Visit the website to find out more!

 

Resources

Return to Sport Toolkit

Practical resources that focus on giving sporting organisations a roadmap for the safest return to sport at all levels.

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Sport Australia has developed a Return to Sport Toolkit that includes a suite of resources to help sporting organisations get ready to recommence training, competitions and programs in a safe, responsible and low                                                                                      risk manner.

 

Talking Perspectives by Jordi Taylor 

The ‘Talking Perspectives’ podcast dives deep into the minds of high performers to uncover the secrets behind their success. They chat to some of the best athletes, coaches and business minds to learn more about their journey, successes, mistakes and much more! Jordi Taylor is the Director of Perspective Training and High Performance Coach & Consultant. Connect with Jordi on Linkedin.

Eat Like an Athlete: Boost your energy and performance through nutrition

In the ‘Eat Like an Athlete’ book, sports dietitian Simone Austin shares practical tips and suggestions on how to boost your energy and performance through nutrition … derived from her years of experience advising elite athletes.

Why the New Zealand national rugby union team (All Blacks) use Healthspan Elite supplements

All Blacks Nutritionist Kat Darry explains how supplements can be used to top up the players’ diet, and why Healthspan Elite supplements are her preferred choice. Watch the video.

 

Digital Resources & Innovation

PowerFrail App

Looking for an app to guide your assessment of muscle power & frailty in older people?  PowerFrail is the first scientifically-based application that allows you to assess the muscle power and frailty of older people in a simple way. It also provides individualized recommendations on what content should be improved and what type of physical activity should be done to achieve healthy levels.

 

TeleHab Exercise Prescription Platform.

TeleHab is completely free and allows your clients to record themselves performing their exercise program on their phones. A practitioner can review the videos remotely. Sign up to TeleHab and find out more today.

 

 

Private Practice & Business

 

Helping you manage your challenging patients and increase patient compliance

Check out the great resources available!  Visit the ‘Thinking Physio’ website! 

 

 

Are you looking to get your business in front of the Australian Allied Health community?  Promote your business with us – get in touch for our media kit and reach your target audience!

 

Research

Stay up to date the latest:

E-edition: #OlympicsInTheHeat

Want to brush up on the challenges of exercising in difficult environmental conditions? This expertly-curated eEdition ‘Olympics In The Heat’ is full of the latest papers & resources. Check it out! 

People practice walking in Spire Zone Park  during sunrise, Doha, Qatar

 

 

SELF-CARE

Creative Ways to Fit Quick Bursts of Movement Into a Busy Day

We know it’s important to stay active, but between our back-to-back meetings, our kids’ virtual schooling schedules, and other tasks that keep us busy, it’s not easy to carve out time for movement, even (or especially) when we’re at home more than we used to be. Try these tips to stay active on the days you don’t have time for a full workout.

 

Guest blog: Curing burnout – it’s time to rethink our relationship with work, guest blog written by Jo Muirhead!

 

 

EVENTS

 

The Australian Allied Health Awards is the biggest allied health event of the year, be sure to get your EARLY BIRD TICKETS as they are SELLING OUT fast!

 

Register before the 11th of March to grab your EARLY BIRD rates!

This webinar will provide a synthesis of the evidence behind the 8 Investments, discuss the process of its development, dive deep into each of the 8 Investments and critically explore how the ESSA community can be advocates.

 

CBSS Winter Event

Online Workshop: “Design and writing of research papers in the field of sports science“.

Deadline for Abstract Submission: March 12th, 2021

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  • Autumn Summit

The Talking HealthTech Autumn Summit is a virtual event on the 23rd of March, showcasing 30+ key leaders within the Australian healthcare and technology scene. Tickets are FREE for THT+ members, or just buy a ticket to the event – early bird pricing available until the 1st of March.

  • Sports Chiropractic Symposium 2021

Join the Sports Chiropractic Symposium 2021 on 14 May 2021 – 16 May 2021 at Rydges Melbourne Hotel. Network and have fun while leaning! The masterclass stream will feature an array of multidisciplinary speakers covering cross fit, taping and more with the program… for more details visit the ACA website!

  • SDA Conference 2021

Save the date for the SDA Conference 2021! The conference will be a hybrid format that will be held on 15th & 16th of October 2021.  Speakers will discuss historical perspectives, latest research, as well as the practical aspects of working in these areas.

2021 SMA Conference – submissions for Symposia, Workshops and Abstracts are now open! Get involved!

 

 

 

Useful Links

Sports Australia

Exercise & Sports Science Australia

Sports Medicine Australia

Sports Dietitian Australia

Australian Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine

 

 

Check out these great links, services and resources and let us know how we can help you!

Until next time, let’s support each other!

#alliedhealthprofessionsrule

 

Sarena Jones

Director @ Allied Health Support Services

Founder @Australian Allied Health Awards

sarena@alliedhealthsupport.com.au

 

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