Organising a student SEM Conference: 8 things you need to know!

The Gait Way to Sport and Exercise Medicine – a BJSM blog series  By Shona Kohlhardt (@ShonaKohlhardt) I recently helped organise the South Yorkshire Physical Activity Symposium 2019. Here’s 8 things I learned on the way and that you need to know, if you plan on running your own student SEM conference! 1. Spark an idea and […]

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Part 2: Swiss-British student exchange!

  By Alexandra Ross & Shona Kohlhardt @shonakohlhardt In Part 1 of this blog, we recounted the student experience from the 1st British-Swiss student exchange in the UK last October 2018. In Part 2, we take you to Bern. Enjoy! Welcome to Bern  Warmly welcomed by Chloé, we had arrived in Bern. With the stunning city landscape […]

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10 benefits of postgraduate SEM study

  By Dominic Mah @DomMah_ and David Bui  @David_Bui_ You’re nearing the final years of medical school (or maybe you finished a while ago!), and now you’re looking for ways to develop your interest in sport and exercise medicine. Postgraduate SEM study (incl. intercalated degrees – the Bachelor of Science degree you can fit in […]

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The Touring Cookie! Sports Physiotherapy in the Pacific

By Charleen Silcock Recently, I completed a residential week as part of my post graduate studies in Sports Physiotherapy at the University of Otago and I’ve been reflecting on my experiences travelling with teams. I’m fortunate to get the opportunity to travel overseas for various sports in the smaller Pacific nations. It’s been fun, challenging, […]

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The Blue Card initiative in club rugby: are we setting up less experienced physios to fail?

By Jessica Beard Topics surrounding concussion are as hot as a Californian summer. The public has witnessed players in professional sport clearly concussed, yet not removed from the field, the 2015 Will Smith Movie shows the traumatising reality of sports related concussion (SRC), famous players have reached out to share their concussion symptoms post sport. Now, there […]

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Practical tips for a future in sports physiotherapy

Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine blog series (The ACPSEM is a BJSM member society – see January’s ACPSM issue of BJSM here; all ACPSEM members have full access to BJSM for free through the ACPSEM website) Getting involved in Sport and Exercise Medicine, a physiotherapist graduate’s perspective By Natalie Morgan My […]

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