Does NHS falls prevention stop first time falls?

Does the NHS falls prevention programme stop someone from falling or just try to stop them from falling again? Our Lay Adviser Elaine Stott, Fitness instructor with a level 4…

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Sport and Exercise Medicine and Perioperative Medicine a future collaboration

Dr Huw Evans and colleagues at the University Hospital of Wales outline the benefits of exercise and cardiopulmonary exercise testing “The concept that exercise is a preoperative medicine is gaining…

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How can we increase interest in physical activity interventions?

The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine (FSEM) UK is taking a lead in developing the role of medics in using specific exercise for the treatment of a range of…

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INCLUDE THE VIEWS OF MANY WHEN PLANNING PHYSICAL ACTIVITY CAMPAIGNS

Include the Views of Many When Planning Physical Activity Campaigns Our Lay Adviser Stephen Morrison writes a poignant blog from our recent conference Walk 500 Miles. Like many physical activity…

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Are GPs aware there are specialist exercise instructors available locally?

How beneficial would it be for doctors to know that there is a specialist instructor at the local leisure centre? Our Lay Adviser Elaine Stott, who is a Fitness Instructor…

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Camaraderie, an endless supply of shortbread and a team approach!

Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014 Team Diving Glasgow 2014: left to right - Sarah Bond (Physiotherapist), Donald Blackie (Paramedic), Alethea Beck (SEM Doctor), Mark Crawford (Paramedic), Linda Linton (Physiotherapist) Member of…

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Glasgow 2014 – 7,800 consultations, a great curry and a record medal haul!

  Dr David Pugh, Team Scotland Doctor and Fellow of the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine takes us through his Commonwealth Games experience: My Glasgow 2014 experience started in…

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Children on Mont Blanc

Children on Mont Blanc, the Commonwealth games, and a memorial service for Professor Stewart Hillis Domhnall MacAuley is a Fellow of the FSEM (UK), CMAJ Associate Editor and a professor of…

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Community based exercise referral

“GP training is a crucial link between GP practices and community based Exercise Referral Schemes.” Says FSEM (UK) Lay Adviser Jason Feavers. Whereas many fitness instructors come from a sports…

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President’s update July 2014

Following our Council meeting on the 2nd July 2014, I am pleased to say that we have reached the half year having made excellent progress in the Faculty's strategic direction. Raising Standards:…

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