Month: May 2014

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Adults who are obese can improve their health by losing even a small amount of weight

Adults who are overweight or obese can improve their health by losing even a small amount of weight if they keep it off, according to health watchdog NICE. Obesity increases...

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Exercise Medicine 2014

While sports medicine gets a lot of attention, exercise medicine is a key topic that has the ability to impact millions of people. Now in its second year, the annual Exercise...

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President’s update May

As we head towards the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this summer, influencing the landscape for Sport and Exercise Medicine Doctors working in the UK is top of mind. There is...

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Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine Launches Blog

The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine (FSEM) UK has launched its first blog which will include guest articles and regular updates from the President and the FSEM’s Lay Advisers. Beth Cameron, Communications &...

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A different approach

“People’s reasons for being inactive are real to them, we need to take a different approach to encourage physical activity for health.” Says Lay Adviser Stephen Morrison Obesity related conditions...

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New duty for all Doctors on knowledge of English

From 25 June 2014 the GMC may ask applicants for evidence that they have the necessary knowledge of English to practise safely in the UK before a licence to practise...

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