Deload the runner: La Trobe SEM Run Science Symposium review July 6th-7th [PART 2]

By Luke Nelson @sportschiroluke, Brad Beer @Brad_Beer and Hamish Vickerman @Hamishvic Two days of action-packed learning at the LaTrobe Run Science Symposium last month led us to write up a Part 2 to our initial blog (Check out PART 1 here). In this blog, we add in plenty of clinical pearls and a link to […]

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Deload the runner: La Trobe SEM Run Science Symposium review July 6th-7th [PART 1]

By Luke Nelson @sportschiroluke, Brad Beer @Brad_Beer and Hamish Vickerman @Hamishvic Organised by La Trobe Sports and Exercise Medicine, the Running Science symposium in July saw a multidisciplinary line up of speakers discussing management of the running athlete. There was a wealth of information covered over the two days, and here’s a taste of what […]

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2018 Football Medicine Outcomes Conference: interview with Mike Davison, Managing Director of the Isokinetic Centre in London

Swiss Junior Doctors and Undergraduate Perspective on Sport and Exercise Medicine Blog Series By Anne Cornevin @anne_cornevin When I first heard about the Isokinetic Football Medicine Outcomes conference I was surprised by the size of the event. The 2017 conference hosted 2500 attendees from 90 countries with more than 197 leading experts – all at the […]

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CONFERENCE ALERT! GetSet: Inaugural Sri Lankan Sports and Exercise Medicine Conference, 6-9 September 2018

By Nirmala Perera @Nim_Perera, Scientific Committee Chair On behalf of the Sri Lankan Sports and Exercise Medicine (SLSEM) Conference Committee, it is my great pleasure and honour to extend an invitation to you to join us at the Inaugural Sri Lankan Sports and Exercise Medicine Conference (#SLSEM2018). This BJSM approved conference promises to be a […]

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Highlights from Sports Medicine Australia’s Women In Sport Event 2018

By Charlie Bradshaw @charlie31_   Those lucky enough to attend Sports Medicine Australia’s Women in Sport (WIS) event experienced a day jam-packed with learning, healthy debates and fun. Experts presented on hot topics impacting female athletes including Relative Energy Deficiency Syndrome (RED-S), hypermobility, eating disorders and exercise during different stages of the female life cycle. We also […]

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Three blind mice: 2017 SASMA Conference from the eyes of three medical students (PART 2)

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 all […]

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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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Part 2: Health, Hormones and Human Performance take centre stage

  By Dr Nicky Keay @nickyKfitness, Chair of BASEM Spring Conference 2018 Endocrine and Metabolic aspects of Sports and Exercise Medicine (SEM) are crucial determinants of health and human performance, from the reluctant exerciser through to the elite athlete and the professional dancer. This is what the recent BASEM spring conference set out to demonstrate. The audience […]

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Duty of Care in Sport Meeting, London, 27 April 2018

  The MedEduCare not-for-profit Duty of Care in Sport – making it happen Meeting, Chandos House, London, UK is this April. Developed by Dr Rod Jaques and Professor Nicola Maffulli, the day will be high level and interdisciplinary SEMS/Sports Law Meeting, aimed at senior SEMS and Sports Law professionals and open to all healthcare, sports law, performance […]

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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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