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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Elite athlete, weekend warrior or everyday active?

Whether you are an elite athlete, weekend warrior or everyday active, the musculoskeletal care pathway is the same by Dr Jo Larkin Fellow of the Facutly of Sport and Exercise…

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President’s update June 2017

FSEM (UK) joins the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges I am pleased to announce that the FSEM (UK) has been accepted as a member of the Academy of Medical Royal…

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President’s Update April 2017

Skills in Musculoskeletal (MSK) Medicine remain at the forefront of the Faculty's agenda Promoting SEM as the specialty which has a workforce highly trained in MSK Medicine is as one…

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Exercise changes the way our bodies work at a molecular level

Even regular walking can drastically change your health Zetar Infinity/Shutterstock Andrew Thomas, Cardiff Metropolitan University Exercise is good for you, this we know. It helps build muscle, burn fat and make…

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President’s update February 2017

The FSEM Diploma in Sport and Exercise Medicine has now become the FSEM Membership Examination.  We are pleased to be able to offer all doctors working across the spectrum of Sport…

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Weekend warrior exercise: is it good for you?

Mark Hamer, Loughborough University There is no doubt that physical activity is good for you, but the optimal amount remains a topic of debate. The universally accepted recommendation is that…

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Olympics alone will not deliver and increase in everyday physical activity

As Rio 2016 bids the world a fond farewell in its closing ceremony our President Dr Paul D Jackson takes a look at the Olympic Legacy and international sporting events'…

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President’s Update August 2016

Our 10 Year Anniversary I am pleased to announce that the FSEM (UK) Patron HRH The Princess Royal will be attending our Diploma Ceremony day on the 5th October 2016…

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Fair play at the Olympics

Fair play at the Olympics: testosterone and female athletes Peter Sonksen, University of Southampton and Daryl Adair, University of Technology Sydney There are performance differences between the sexes in elite…

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