Fortius International Sports Injury Conference (FISIC) – A conference you can’t afford to miss…

Wimbledon is well underway, cricket season is in full flow, football season is commencing and 20 national rugby squads are preparing to compete in the 2015 Rugby World Cup – needless to say it is another exciting summer of sport. With the home Rugby World Cup tournament fewer than three months away, the 50-man England […]

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Football Medicine Strategies for Player Care Conference – Take home messages

Undergraduate perspective on Sports & Exercise Medicine – a BJSM blog series By Zachary Spargo (@ZachSpargo) After attending the Football Medicine Strategies (#FMS2015) Conference in London, I was inspired to put together a brief, yet hopefully informative overview of the streams I attended. It was a fantastic opportunity to learn, first hand, from some of the […]

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Physiotherapy and ‘The Young Athlete’: Education, advocacy, and the upcoming ACPSEM biennial conference

Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports & Exercise Medicine blog series @PhysiosinSport By Claire Treen @ClaireTreen In recent months, politicians in the UK have – quite rightly – talked a lot about the NHS. However, perhaps because many teens don’t vote, we don’t hear as much about the challenges of bone growth, adolescent and young adult […]

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Genomics, Genetics, and Exercise Biology: A Celebratory Symposium – May 2015, Santorini, Greece

www.celebratorysymposium.net The International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS) Reference Collaborating Centre of Sports Medicine for Anti-Doping Research are planning a historic event aimed at the development of the new “omics” technologies (including genomics, transcriptomics, metabolomics and proteomics) with applications in sports medicine and sport science, including anti-doping. Despite numerous attempts to discover genetic variants associated […]

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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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