Why is Moving Medicine? Conference – booking now open

We are delighted to be working with the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine to present Why is Moving Medicine? - our inaugural joint event which will take place on 23 May…

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Why choose SEM…?

We asked one of our newer members, Mr Gaurav Batra who received his diploma at our most recent ceremony in September, to tell us why he decided to go down…

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Letter from the President – December 2018

Dr John Etherington CBE FFSEM(UK) FRCP recently took over the presidency of the Faculty, when Dr Paul Jackson stood down after his term in office. Dr Etherington wrote his thoughts…

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What is Moving Medicine?

Moving Medicine is an exciting new initiative by the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine in partnership with Public Health England and Sport England. It is dedicated to spreading best…

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First Annual Moving Medicine conference in collaboration with the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine on Thursday 23rd May 2019.

First Annual Moving Medicine conference in collaboration with the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine on Thursday 23rd May 2019. The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine is proud…

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The Role of Physical Activity and Sport in Mental Health – Five Questions with Dr. Nick Peirce

Reduce depression and cognitive decline by up to 30% with regular exercise?  Can this be so? For those of us ‘in the know’ in this field of sport and exercise…

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President’s Update May 2018

As we continue to raise the profile of Sport and Exercise Medicine, for its skills and research which are relevant to our modern day NHS, physical activity and mental health has…

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Five brain-boosting reasons to take up martial arts, at any age

  Ashleigh Johnstone, Bangor University We are all aware that exercise generally has many benefits, such as improving physical fitness and strength. But what do we know about the effects…

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President’s Update March 2018

I was saddened to hear about the death of our Honorary Fellow Sir Roger Bannister at the weekend. Sir Roger was one of the first to be awarded Honorary Fellow…

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Exercise can slow the ageing process – a professor explains how

Shutterstock. Janet M. Lord, University of Birmingham The tradition of sending a telegram to every British citizen on their 100th birthday was started just over 100 years ago by George…

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