Three blind mice: 2017 SASMA Conference from the eyes of three medical students (PART 1)

By Kyle A. Winik, Lisa Erasmus and Robyn Paulse The SASMA conference is a biennial event and the latest instalment – the 17th of its kind – was held in Cape Town. This year’s theme was “Integrate-Accelerate Elevate”. As medical students attending our first conference, we were made to feel extremely welcome and we highly recommend […]

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Arsenal FC SEMS Conference, 20th March 2018, Emirates Stadium, London, UK

Duty of Care and Athlete Welfare in Elite Sport: how advances in monitoring, loading and performance can help our athletes Register on-line at www.arsenal.com/semsconference Senior SEMS, sports law, NGB professional or student – a day not to be missed!! Comments from 2017 conference attendees: “An excellent meeting, with many news ideas and methods to implement.”; […]

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Male Cyclists: bones, body composition, nutrition, performance

Dr Nicky Keay There has been much recent coverage regarding female runners suffering with health and performance issues due to relative energy deficiency in sports (RED-S). What about male athletes? A recent article about male cyclists who explained how they developed RED-S, did not receive as sympathetic a response as articles concerning female athletes. Yet multiple […]

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Cumulative Endocrine Dysfunction in Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S)

By Dr Nicky Keay @nickyKfitness Unfortunately I continue to see athletes, both male and female, whose health and athletic performance is hampered due to Relative Energy Deficiency in Sports (RED-S). There have been some high profile athletes who are very open about how RED-S has affected them, alerting younger athletes to potential pitfalls. Does this issue warrant highlighting? Yes! […]

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Advance your sports respiratory knowledge by securing your place at #EILO2018

  Want to join us in learning about a condition that continues to make waves in Sports Medicine? This May, world experts meet at the Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health in Central London, to discuss exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction (EILO) and other respiratory conditions that affect athletes around the world. The event is organised by […]

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Football Is Medicine International Conference [Portugal, Jan 25 – 26, 2018]

  Ahead of this week’s 1st International ‘Football is Medicine‘ Conference at Portugal’s City of Football, here’s a teaser interview with João Brito, Exercise Physiologist and investigator at the Performance & Health Unit of The Portuguese Football Federation. The conference brings together expert researchers from around the globe to discuss the increasing evidence of recreational football practice […]

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7th Annual London Sports & Exercise Medicine (SEM) Conference: Stand Tall, Talk Small, Play Ball

Sport and Exercise Medicine: The UK trainee perspective –A BJSM blog series By Dr. Robin Chatterjee Last month, the 7th Annual London Sports & Exercise Medicine Conference took place at the KIA Oval. This yearly event is organised by the Sport and Exercise Medicine registrars who are based in the London area. The event doubles as […]

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‘Dummies’ guide to conferences: undergraduate perspective

 Undergraduate perspective on Sports & Exercise Medicine – a BJSM blog series By Lysander Gourbault (@lgourbault) Conferences are a great place to learn, network and they look great on your CV. But it’s often daunting starting a conversation with those consultants and experts that are seemingly so far above you they are out of reach! Here […]

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Not just about the knee! Return to Play Conference “The ACL”, Melbourne July 26, 2014

  The return to sport following an ACL reconstruction is often discussed in the media in terms of timelines, often with little regard to the athlete or an understanding of the process not being all about the knee. The ability to withstand multi joint, multi directional movement is vital at high load in a linear […]

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Isokinetic “Football Medicine Strategies” Conference – Bringing the Football Medicine Family Together

Undergraduate perspective on Sports & Exercise Medicine – a BJSM blog series By Daniel Broman (@Daniel_Broman) The Isokinetic Medical Group is an internationally recognised leader in the fields of sports injury treatment, orthopaedic rehabilitation and medical research. The Education and Research Department at Isokinetic, led by Dr. Sergio Roi, is well known and respected world-wide. In […]

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