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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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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2015 Women’s Ice Hockey World Championships: An SEM trainee’s perspective

Sport and Exercise Medicine: The UK trainee perspective – A BJSM blog series As part of my Sport and Exercise Medicine training I attended the 2015 International Ice Hockey Federation Women’s World Championships, Division II A, held in Dumfries this April. This was my first experience both of travelling with a national team and working with […]

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Physios’ role in physical activity promotion for women and girls: #thisgirlcan #thisphysiocan

Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine blog series @PhysiosinSport By Claire Treen @ClaireTreen Britain’s elite sporting culture accelerated in 2014, with women at the top of international sport. At the Sochi Winter Olympics Lizzy Yarnold won gold in the skeleton and snowboarder Jenny Jones picking up Great Britain’s (GB) first ever medal in a […]

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‘Care of the Female Athlete’ special theme issue: AMSSM call for manuscripts

The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) is soliciting submissions for publication in the February 2014 issue of the BJSM. This AMSSM themed issue will focus on the broad topic of “Care of the Female Athlete”. (See the cover of the 2013 AMSSM special issue of BJSM at right).  Manuscript submissions can be in any area of […]

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