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One road to Rome: Exercise

By Dr Nicky Keay (@nickykfitness) Metabolic syndrome comprises a cluster of symptoms including: hypertension, dyslipidaemia, fatty liver disease and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). The underlying pathological process is insulin resistance which distorts metabolism. Temporal and mechanistic connections have been described between hyperinsulinaemia, obesity and insulin resistance. Insulin levels rise, potentially stimulated by an excess intake of refined […]

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A day in the life of a Sports Physician

On behalf of all physicians considering a career in Sports Medicine, David Bui (Intern at Royal North Shore Hospital) caught up with Carolyn Broderick (a Staff Specialist in Sport and Exercise Medicine at The Children’s Hospital Westmead, Senior Lecturer in Faculty of Medicine UNSW, Deputy Medical Director for the Australian Olympic Team for Rio 2016 and […]

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Tackling Osteoarthritis in Sport Conference, London, 21-22 October 2010

Arthritis Research UK and the Institute of Sport and Exercise Medicine (ISEM) are holding a conference to investigate the prevention and management of osteoarthritis following sport or exercise. Leading international speakers presenting at Tackling Osteoarthritis in Sport include Dr J Richard Steadman (Colorado), renowned for his knee surgery and rehabilitation work with elite sportspeople; and Jiri […]

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CASM to include “Exercise” in their title

The sports medicine association formerly known as the Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine (CASM) voted to change their name to the Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine (CASEM). This will come into effect on June 9th 2010. It is interesting that this follows the BASEM name change in the UK. Given the broad mandate of […]

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