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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Call for abstracts: First, world conference on groin pain in athletes, Aspetar, Qatar

Dear Colleagues, We are pleased to announce that Aspetar will host the 1st World Conference on Groin Pain in Athletes. This major conference will be held at the Academy Auditorium, from 1st to 3rd November 2014. The scientific committee is currently accepting Abstract and Poster submissions in the topics related to the Groin Pain.  The […]

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IOC World Conference – Prevention of Injury & Illness in Sport: On the ground recap

By Liam West (@Liam_West) For 3 years this conference has been firmly on my “SEM Bucket List” and it did not disappoint. Firstly, Monaco in the sun is a sight to behold and secondly to walk into a coffee break to see the “who’s who” of global sports medicine was simply inspirational. The numbers for […]

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Science of Cycling, Injury Prevention: 20 to 22 June 2014 Australian Institute of Sport, European Training Centre. Varese, North Italy.

A three day conference involving a Friday evening Masterclass, Saturday Symposium and Sunday Practical workshops. The content is focused towards Cycling Related Injury Management, with a detailed analysis of the theory and practice of Bike Set-Up and Body Assessment of the cyclist. Muscle Activation in Cycling and the Biomechanics of Cycling will be discussed, within a clinical reasoning framework, especially in relation […]

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USEMS 2014 National Conference – Tickets going fast, register now!

Undergraduate perspective on Sports & Exercise Medicine – a BJSM blog series By Steffan Griffin (@lifestylemedic) USEMS are proud to announce the second annual student Sports & Exercise Medicine (SEM) conference, hosted in 2014 by the Birmingham University Sports & Exercise Medicine Society (BUSEMS). SEM career aspirations?…then don’t miss this event This conference features engaging and informative […]

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Not everything in sport is black and white: #Addsomecolour…….Part 1 The Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine Biennial Conference

Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine blog series By Charlie McCall With a healthy dose of intrigue, I set off from Bristol for Glasgow and the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine (ACPSEM) Biennial conference in late October.  The high calibre international speakers and diverse topics in the conference […]

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Guest blog: Do athletes with prosthetic limbs have an unfair advantage over able-bodied athletes?

    Abhishek Chitnis 3rd Year Medical Student Keele University Email: v0z55@students.keele.ac.uk The use of prosthetic limbs in medicine has helped many patients over millennia lead a more comfortable life, enabling them to continue their activities of daily living as well as to compete in sport. In developing countries, prosthetic limbs are mainly used because […]

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