Nordic Walking 186x 150Keeping active can help older people reduce the need for costly social care

The effects of ageing are often confused with loss of fitness - and it is actually loss of fitness that increases the risk of needing social care argue experts in the BMJ. 

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Good injury surveillance and player welfare continue to be important, there is no new evidence to support a ban on tackling view our statement  

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The FSEM (UK) welcomed three visiting fellows from the United States of America, on the 30 September 2017, for a two week programme. The travelling fellowship programme covered key centres of excellence in Sport and Exercise Medicine in the UK.

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Dr Paul Jackson introduces the new FSEM (UK) Membership Exam

Dr Julia Newton on the FSEM (UK) session at the joint BASEM/FSEM conference 12-13 October 2017 

Policy and Public Affairs


Draft WHO Global Action Plan on Physical Activity  
Health and Social Care Wales - Parliamentary review Providing Physical Activity Interventions for People with Musculoskeletal Conditions
Scottish Health and Sport Committee - Preventative Agenda Inquiry Sport and Exercise Medicine Professional Code Updated
Work, Health and Disability Concussion Guidelines for the Education Sector
Sport Duty of Care Review

A Fresh Approach NHS Information Booklets - The case for Exercise Medicine and Musculoskeletal Medicine in the NHS

Draft Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy 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

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Professional Recognition in Sport and Exercise Medicine Now Available to all Doctors 

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

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MSK Webinar

Our webinar Sport, Exercise and Musculoskeletal Training and Delivery in the NHS is now on YouTube

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The ceremony, afternoon tea and annual dinner will be held on the 28th September 2017. Doctors recieving an award can book by contacting or call the office on 0131 527. 

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

Ultrasound Clinical Assessment is available to our members view here

CESR application advice service for members view here

The FSEM (UK) offers CPD accreditation for related courses, conferences and events view here

BASEM offers SEM Training Courses throughout the year -

Other useful links - Appraisal & Revalidation

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  • Faculty Awards Two New Honorary Fellows

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    5 October
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