Athletes with disabilities, movement is medicine, muscle imaging, tips for undergrads and more..highlights from the 2nd annual BASEM/FSEM conference

Undergraduate perspective on Sports & Exercise Medicine – a BJSM blog series By Ted Caplan With BASEM’s Spring Conference less than a week away, it is an apt time to reflect on the 2nd BASEM/FSEM Annual Conference in Cardiff (12th-13th November, 2015). This two-day event offered an in-depth look into: The Disabled Athlete, The Older Athlete, […]

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Professor Karim Khan Awarded Honorary Fellowship of the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine UK

 By Beth Cameron, PR & Communications, Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine @FSEM_UK Professor Karim Khan was awarded Honorary Fellowship of the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine at the BASEM/FSEM joint Annual Conference, Walk 500 Miles, on Thursday 2 October 2014. Professor Khan received the award in recognition of his international career in Sport and […]

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BASEM/FSEM Conference ‘Walk 500 Miles’, October 2014: Reflections on the Top 5 Themes

Sport and Exercise Medicine: The UK trainee perspective (A BJSM blog series) By Dr Rebecca Robinson @rjprobinson 1) Before we walk 500 more… 2014 marked the first year of a joint BASEM/FSEM annual conference with the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine. Held in Edinburgh’s Assembly Rooms, the conference was a hub of energy, with attendees ranging […]

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Are high performing athletes any different from the rest of us? Find out on October 1st, 2014

The Secrets Behind High Performing Athletes By Beth Cameron, PR & Communications, Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine @FSEM_UK   ‘Walk 500 Miles’ Sport and Exercise Medicine Conference 2014, co-hosted by BASEM and the FSEM, will reveal some secrets behind elite performance in sport. An October 1st conference session will address the question: Are high performing […]

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4 ‘must attend’ BASEM/FSEM conference sessions on physical activity and young people

By Beth Cameron, PR & Communications, Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine @FSEM_UK This year’s joint BASEM and FSEM Conference, Walk 500 Miles, will include four, not to be missed, sessions covering paediatric medicine. The session starts at 2pm in Edinburgh’s historic Assembly Rooms, on Thursday 2nd October, with Heather McKay, Professor of the Faculty of […]

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‘The fatigued athlete’ and RED-S: Lessons from the field and the BASEM spring conference

Sport and Exercise Medicine: The UK trainee perspective, a monthly blog series By Dr Khine Swe Win I recently attended the British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine (BASEM) spring conference, “The fatigued athlete” in Manchester. It provided the latest evidence in diagnosis, prevention and management of underperformance syndromes. Unsurprisingly, the new IOC consensus statement on Relative Energy Deficiency […]

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BASEM Congress 2013 – St George’s Park, 31st October & 1st November

BASEM 2013 is a ‘not-to-miss’ event for clinicians interested in sport and exercise medicine & physiotherapy. A great forum for physiotherapists, sports therapists and doctors, the packed program is full of practical sessions and opportunities for networking and discussion. See full program details HERE. What’s more, it will be at the impressive new venue of St. […]

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Perfect time to commit to UKsem London…Nov 23 thru 26 or part thereof…

Looking for a world class conference bringing together sport and exercise medicine, conditioning and science with nutrition, rehabilitation and high performance coaching?. This conference will provide new knowledge for those working with elite sport and recreational athletes as well as those presenting to all clinicians for exercise prescription. See the UKsem home page including the […]

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CASM to include “Exercise” in their title

The sports medicine association formerly known as the Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine (CASM) voted to change their name to the Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine (CASEM). This will come into effect on June 9th 2010. It is interesting that this follows the BASEM name change in the UK. Given the broad mandate of […]

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