Delia Roberts PhD., Researcher and Founder of the Fit For Snow program, will be discussing her research on the importance of nutrition, hydration and sleep for snowsports performance and injury prevention.
– Menthol and exercise in the heat – The latest Bow Valley Crag & Canyon article from Banff Sport Medicine Physician, Dr Andy Reed, has him delving into the evidence that menthol can change our perception of how hot it is when we’re trying to perform physically in the heat!
Patellar instability – an unstable or dislocating kneecap – is a debilitating condition that frequently occurs in young, active people, that significantly affects their quality of life.
What happens to the bone after an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injury? This is the question our Research Team hopes to help answer as part of a three year clinical research collaboration with the Bone Imaging Laboratory at the McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health, University of Calgary.
The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted our daily activities. As a charity, we’ve experienced a significant decrease in funding, reduced staffing, and postponement of our clinical research programs.
Dr Laurie Hiemstra, Orthopaedic Surgeon and Director of Research at BSMF, discusses her work facilitating gender diversity, her leadership roles in the Canadian Orthopaedic Association (COA) and her 2022 COA Presidency as the first female leader of the Association.
Over 140 Banff Sport Medicine patients aged under 25 years that underwent anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructive surgery from 2014 to 2016 contributed to the findings of one of the largest ACL clinical research studies, called the STAbiLiTY Study. This study, led by Dr Alan Getgood from the Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic in London,…
BSMF Chairman and Orthopaedic Surgeon, Dr. Mark Heard, was the presenting author and member of the Stability study research study team that received the prestigious Jan I. Gillquist Scientific Research Award at the 2019 International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery & Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS) Congress.
Patellofemoral instability describes a painful condition where the patella (kneecap) continually dislocates from its original position. Instability can be caused by injury i.e. a direct impact, or variations in the patient’s anatomy.
Another research perspective published in Healio on a research project led by Banff Sport Medicine Orthopaedic surgeon, Dr Laurie Hiemstra, and Research Director, Sarah Kerslake!