Water Or Milk Is Sufficient QuoteChildren Risk Health as Sports Drinks' Marketing is Misunderstood

Published today (Friday 23 June) in the British Dental Journal, a new survey looks at 160 children in four schools across South Wales and concludes that children are using sports drinks attracted by their brand logo. The children believed that these drinks were being marketed at everybody, including their age group, despite these drinks being formulated and proven effective only in adult, elite athletes. 

Dr M Loosemore Rio Kit CROPDr Mike Loosemore, Fellow of the Faculty, is Awarded an MBE for Services to Sports Medicine

Dr Mike Loosemore, Fellow of the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine (FSEM) UK, has been awarded an MBE in the Queen's Birthday honours list for Services to Sports Medicine. The Queen's Birthday Honours list recognises more than 1,000 people for commitment to public service.


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FSEM (UK) Publishes Position Statement on Sport Pre-participation Screening for AAI

The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine UK has published a positon statement to support Doctors giving advice to Down Syndrome patients taking part in sport and exercise.

Swimmer FSEM Linkedin SizeProfessional Recognition in Sport and Exercise Medicine Now Available to all Doctors 

The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine (FSEM) UK has launched a new Membership Examination. All doctors with skills in Sport and Exercise Medicine can sit the exam and apply for membership.

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Sport & Exercise- Bringing us all together - Early bird booking discount now available

The 4th BASEM/FSEM (UK) annual conference will bring together an international Sport and Exercise Medicine community to deliver high quality, evidence based, learning for both specialists and generalists. Book here #AllTogether

Conference News - The Process of Granting a Therapeutic Use Exemption

Confrence News -  Prevention of Injury and Osteoporosis. The Latest in Rehabilitation. Keynote Speakers now confirmed

Policy and Public Affairs


Health and Social Care Wales - Parliamentary review  
Scottish Health and Sport Committee - Preventative Agenda Inquiry Providing Physical Activity Interventions for People with Musculoskeletal Conditions
Work, Health and Disability Sport and Exercise Medicine Professional Code Updated
Sport Duty of Care Review

Concussion Guidelines for the Education Sector

Draft Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy A Fresh Approach - The case for Exercise Medicine
Obesity Health Alliance A Fresh Approach in Practice -A new approach to MSK Medicine
Sugar Levy Announcement Student Exercise Prescription Booklet
Sporting Future - An New Strategy for an Active Nation including Sport and Exercise Medicine key deliverable Exercise for Life Booklet

Training and Assessment

Statement and FAQ on Cross Recognition of Emergency Care Courses in Sport view here

Ultrasound Clinical Assessment is now available to our members view here

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Children risk health as sports drinks’ marketing is misunderstood

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