Media & Resources
Media enquiries should be made to the Faculty’s PR and Communications Officer email. If your enquiry is urgent/out of hours call or text 0755 190 3702.
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Our Members and Fellows are leaders in the field of Sport and Exercise Medicine and are available to give comment to the media on subjects including:
Sports Medicine - Performance, injury, team care
Physical Inactivity - One of the UKs largest health threats
Exercise Medicine - Its application to public health and the management and prevention of non-communicable diseases
Musculo-skeletal Medicine - How exercise medicine can help avoid unnecessary orthopaedic surgery, manage pain and aid recovery
Rehabilitation - The application of exercise medicine to aid recovery and return to work
Workplace Wellness - The role Sport and Exercise Medicine can play in the health of our workforce
The Faculty produces, quick reference, position statements for the SEM community and health professionals. Click here to view our position statements library
FAQ - A short 'Frequently Asked Questions' paper on Sport and Exercise Medicine.
Sport and Exercise Medicine: in a nutshell - A two-page snapshot of the specialty and the ways in which it can help public health.
Sport and Exercise Medicine: A Fresh Approach - Illustrating the very real need for greater numbers of Sport and Exercise Medicine specialists, ‘Sport and Exercise Medicine: A Fresh Approach’ outlines how the specialty delivers improved quality of care and productivity. It has been produced as part of a programme to promote Sport and Exercise Medicine in the NHS.
Exercise for Life - The Royal College of Physicians London report ‘Exercise for Life’ report sets out a series of recommendations and illustrates the importance of exercise in both the management and prevention of disease. It highlights the need for increased medical engagement in the delivery of exercise in injury and illness.
Exercise is Medicine - A useful factsheet on the benefits of exercise to health.
Generation Games - Oxfordshire's activity network for the over 50s, developed by Fellows of the FSEM at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Motivate 2 Move - A resource for GPs and health professionals giving tools and information to enable them to educate, motivate and encourage patients about the benefits of physical activity.
NICE guidelines for physical activity - Adults in Primary Care
NHS Physical Activity Guidelines - Useful information about recommended levels of physical activity for all ages.
BASEM - The British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine (BASEM) is the key Sport and Exercise Medicine association in Great Britain, and works closely with the Faculty. The BASEM website is a fantastic resource for Sport and Exercise Medicine educational courses and much more.
BASES - The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences
CIMSPA - Chartered Institute for the Managment of Sport and Physical Activity is the professional development body for the UK’s sport and physical activity sector providing leadership, support and empowerment for professionals working in sport and physical activity and a single unified voice for the sector.
Exercise Works - Exercise works! is a company that promotes the health benefits of exercise and physical activity.
HEAT - The WHO Europe Health Economic Assessment Tool - This tool is designed to help you conduct an economic assessment of the health benefits of walking or cycling by estimating the value of reduced mortality that results from specified amounts of walking or cycling.
Clearing House for Sport - An Australian sport sector information and knowledge sharing initiative. Sport injuries and medical conditions knowledge base.