RFU’s Rugby Medicine Meeting – The Highlights!

Undergraduate perspective on Sports & Exercise Medicine – a BJSM blog series By Steffan Griffin (@lifestylemedic) The RFU’s Rugby Medicine Meeting, suitably held at the location of next year’s Rugby World Cup final, a chance for all those working within the game to catch-up and listen to expert opinion on a variety of topics and their relevance […]

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Technology and Digital Health – the future for SEM?! Part two of a series from the RSM Exercise Medicine Conference, 2014

Undergraduate perspective on Sports & Exercise Medicine – a BJSM blog series By Rory Heath (@Roryjheath) Moore’s law states that technological developments double every year.. It also predicts that computer processing power will exceed all human brains combined by 2045. These trends are relevant to healthcare settings as the use of technological tools rise exponentially. Technology […]

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be active 2014, Canberra, Australia, October 15 – 18: Abstract submissions NOW OPEN!

be active 2014 will incorporate the Australian Conference of Science and Medicine in Sport (ACSMS), the National Physical Activity Conference (NPAC), and the National Sports Injury Prevention Conference (NSIPC). Together the three conferences will focus on current research and practice in areas relating to the promotion of, and safe participation in, all kinds of sport, […]

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Not everything in sport is black and white: #addsomecolour…….Part 2 The Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine Biennial Conference

Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine blog series Click HERE for part 1. Conference sessions Continuing on the theme #addsomecolour, Alison Rose, a Physiotherapist who has worked with Jessica Ennis and the Brownlee brothers, discussed her success using visceral manipulation as a treatment with athletes (an unusual concept for most physios). She highlighted […]

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Creating a proactive healthcare system – The Move Eat Treat Health Summit

 By Dr. Joseph Lightfoot “The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.” – Thomas A. Edison The first Move Eat Treat Summit is taking place at the Institute of […]

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Move Eat Treat Health Summit November 27, 2013 – Creating a proactive healthcare service: Only a few days left for early bird registration

As health and fitness enthusiasts, we instinctively know that lifestyle problems cause the vast majority of chronic disease. We also know the growing burden of chronic disease in the Western world could be largely prevented through simple but powerful changes in behaviour, such as better food and more physical activity. However, most healthcare professionals are […]

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“Leaders in Performance” (2013): A wider, influential audience for turning research into action and policy. Managing Concussion // Performing in the Heat

Leaders in Performance  was held in London last week – the world’s largest summit of sport owners/managers, high performance teams, sports medicine and science leads. Aspetar – Qatar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital sponsored two workshops there: 1. Concussion Management with Professors Paul McCrory, Jiri Dvorak, Michael Turner and Roald Bahr.  The Consensus statement on concussion in […]

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National Undergraduate Sports & Exercise Medicine Conference (Next Month!) – Hosted by SEMSoc in association with USEMS

Undergraduate perspective on Sports & Exercise Medicine – a BJSM blog series By Ashleigh Williams @SEMsocuk The Undergraduate Sports & Exercise Medicine Society (USEMS) has been working to promote the specialty of Sport & Exercise Medicine (SEM) to UK medical undergraduates. A primary aim for USEMS is to facilitate affordable SEM education as it does not […]

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Exercise Medicine In Wales – Gathering momentum in pursuit of an active nation

By Dr Rhodri Martin (@rhodmartin) and Bryn Savill (@BrynSavill) Wales – An inactive nation The physical inactivity pandemic is none more evident than here in Wales. The Welsh Health Survey 2012 reports that 71 percent of the population are not doing at least 30 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity, on five or more days […]

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ECOSEP Student Congress: two weeks away – still time to register!

This student organised Sports and Exercise Medicine conference (Oct 12th-13th) is suitable for all medical students from first to final year. The Sunday examination session, will be of particular interest (and practical use) for final year students. For more information and to register go HERE Stay connected on Facebook HERE   […]

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