Blood, Sweat and Fears: Women in Sport and Exercise Conference 2018

  By Dr Jacky Forsyth @JackyForsyth @WiseConf18 Research on women and how a woman’s body responds to exercise lags far behind the research carried out on men. For instance, there is limited research on how variations in hormones can affect sports performance [1], and females are significantly under-represented in research in sports and exercise medicine […]

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Optimal health: including female athletes! Part 1 Bones

Part-1 of the blog mini-series on RED-S By Dr Nicky Keay It is hard to dispute that women are underrepresented in medical research and certainly there are not many studies that include female athletes. Does this matter? After all whatever your gender, the same physiological and metabolic processes occur. However, the Endocrine system is where there are […]

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Epigenetics – what is it all about?! A RSM Exercise Medicine Conference, 2014 blog mini-series

 Undergraduate perspective on Sports & Exercise Medicine – a BJSM blog series By Rory Heath (@Roryjheath) I attended this summer’s Exercise Medicine conference at the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM). The conference had a great mix of applied science and the more modern and fashionable application of digital technology in health, sports and exercise. This is […]

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