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Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine UK to host International Visiting Fellows

News Release The FSEM (UK) will welcome three visiting fellows from the United States of America, on the 30 September 2017, for a two week programme. The travelling fellowship programme will take in centres of excellence in Sport and Exercise Medicine in the UK, ending with all three international guests presenting at the FSEM (UK) […]

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Professional Recognition in Sport and Exercise Medicine Now Available to all UK Doctors

News Release 13 February 2017 The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine UK (FSEM) is opening its doors by enabling all medical doctors with skills in Sport and Exercise Medicine (SEM) to sit a new Membership Exam and apply for membership of the FSEM; the recognised, professional organisation which sets standards in SEM. The skills […]

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Athletes with disabilities, movement is medicine, muscle imaging, tips for undergrads and more..highlights from the 2nd annual BASEM/FSEM conference

Undergraduate perspective on Sports & Exercise Medicine – a BJSM blog series By Ted Caplan With BASEM’s Spring Conference less than a week away, it is an apt time to reflect on the 2nd BASEM/FSEM Annual Conference in Cardiff (12th-13th November, 2015). This two-day event offered an in-depth look into: The Disabled Athlete, The Older Athlete, […]

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It’s National Obesity Awareness Week and now more than ever we need action.

By Stephen Morrison @HowManyMiles_ Now more than ever, we need action to prevent the growing trend in obesity and inactivity. Consider this as we encourage you and your peers to sign up for the UK’s National Obesity Forum’s JanUary campaign. Solutions put forward over ten years ago, are still being called for in new reports. […]

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FSEM Supports Concussion Guidelines for the Education Sector

The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine UK (FSEM) is supporting new Concussion Guidelines for the Education Sector, produced by the Forum on Concussion in Sport and Physical Education in conjunction with the Sport and Recreational Alliance. The guidelines have been created in order to alleviate parental concerns around the safety of school sport and […]

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Scotland’s concussion guidelines highlight the need for a UK wide approach

News Release – The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine UK (FSEM) welcomes the launch of Scottish Sport Concussion Guidelines for the general public and for grassroots sports participants, where specialists in Sports and Exercise Medicine are not available to manage concussed players. The FSEM would like to see […]

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The role of exercise intervention in adopting a ‘choosing wisely culture’ in clinical practice

News Release – The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine UK (FSEM) supports the launch of a Choosing Wisley Programme in clinical practice by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges. As the NHS faces a £30bn funding gap by 2020[i] the need to tackle preventable illness and disease effectively […]

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A preventative strategy to target “The Nation’s Hidden Health Threat” (physical inactivity)

News Release – The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine (FSEM) UK is asking MPs to recognise physical inactivity as one of the largest health threats in the UK. In its Manifesto to Improve Public Health, the FSEM sets out 8 priorities to put physical activity at the core […]

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Professor Karim Khan Awarded Honorary Fellowship of the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine UK

 By Beth Cameron, PR & Communications, Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine @FSEM_UK Professor Karim Khan was awarded Honorary Fellowship of the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine at the BASEM/FSEM joint Annual Conference, Walk 500 Miles, on Thursday 2 October 2014. Professor Khan received the award in recognition of his international career in Sport and […]

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4 ‘must attend’ BASEM/FSEM conference sessions on physical activity and young people

By Beth Cameron, PR & Communications, Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine @FSEM_UK This year’s joint BASEM and FSEM Conference, Walk 500 Miles, will include four, not to be missed, sessions covering paediatric medicine. The session starts at 2pm in Edinburgh’s historic Assembly Rooms, on Thursday 2nd October, with Heather McKay, Professor of the Faculty of […]

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