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Mouthguard Use in Sport

The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine (UK) alongside the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of England has produced a guide for the use of mouthguards in sport at all levels. The position statement is aimed at the Sport and Exercise Community, GPs and Health Professionals. Read the full statement here.

FSEM Supports New Event Tackling Physical Inactivity

With physical inactivity moving higher and higher up the Public Agenda, an increasing number of organisations are looking for ways they can tackle this issue, including advances in the sporting arena which can impact everyday life and consumer trends. The FSEM is an official supporter of Elevate, a free to attend business event, taking place at London Olympia on the 4 and 5 May 2016. Read the full news item here.

Statement on Performance Enhancing Drugs

The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine (UK) wishes to confirm that the doctor alleged to have prescribed performance enhancing drugs in the Sunday Times of April 3rd 2016 is not a sports medicine doctor nor a Member or Fellow of the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine (UK). He is not on the General Medical Council Specialist Register as being trained in Sport and Exercise Medicine. Read the full statement here.

Exercise Medicine is Key Delivarable in Government Sport Strategy

Following a response by the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine (FSEM) to the Government's sport strategy consultation in November 2015, Sporting Future - A New Strategy for an Active Nation was released by the Department for Culture Media and Sport and Tracey Crouch MP. Sport and Exercise Medicine and “its use within the NHS and wider public health practice” is a key part of the strategy's deliverables. Read our response and outcome here.

Policy and Public Affairs


Obesity Health Alliance A Fresh Approach - The case for Exercise Medicine
Sugar Levy Announcement A Fresh Approach in Practice -A new approach to MSK Medicine
Sporting Future - An New Strategy for an Active Nation Student Exercise Prescription Booklet
FSEM Manifesto - Making the Physically Active Choice Exercise for Life Booklet
Concussion Group Concussion Guidelines for the Education Sector

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Other useful links - Appraisal & Revalidation

  • FSEM Supports New Event to Tackle Physical Inactivity

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    19 April
  • FSEM Statement to Sunday Times article

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    4 April
  • FSEM Welcomes Sugar Levy Announcement

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    17 March
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