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New Alliance on Obesity Outlines Priorities for Action

A new alliance of organisations fighting obesity, including the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine UK, has outlined ten priorities for Government, retailers and health professionals.

Integrating Physical Activity into Everyday Clinical Practice

Physical Activity InfographicThe four home nations' Chief Medical Officers have launched a new Physical Activity Infographic.

Based on UK Chief Medical Officer (CMO) guidelines, the one page document is designed to encourage health professionals to speak to patients about why it’s important to be active. It highlights some of the benefits of physical activity, which can cut the chance of developing Type 2 Diabetes by 40 per cent, cardiovascular disease by 35 per cent, and breast and colon cancers by 20 per cent.

Sport and Exercise Medicine can help improve the health of 1.3million NHS Staff

There is a strong link between musculoskeletal (MSK) disorders and workplace wellness with half of NHS absence due to sickness being as a result of an MSK condition. A significant proportion of absences could be prevented or treated more rapidly via physical activity and exercise. Read the full news item here. 

Latest Statements

A Doctor's Duty of Care When Attending a Football Game - Joint statement by the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine UK (FSEM) and the British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine (BASEM). Read here.

AEDs in Public Places - Read here.

Policy and Public Affairs

Obesity Stakeholder Group: Joint Policy Position on Childhood Obesity

Department of Culture, Media and Sport - Sport Strategy Consultation

Our Manifesto eight essential public health priorities - Making the Physically Active Choice


A fresh approach to healthcare and the prevention of illness on our Publications Page

Training and Assessment

Ultrasound Clinical Assessment is now available to our members click here

We offer a CESR application advice service for members click here

Other useful links -  Exercise for Life Booklet, Student Exercise Prescription Booklet, Appraisal & Revalidation, BASEM

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