NCSEM/FSEM Seminar Series

Bookings for our online seminar series in partnership with the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine are currently closed.

Running over four Thursday evenings in April, this series of free webinars will explore current issues relevant to all SEM practitioners. Featuring presentations from leading clinicians and academics as well as those with lived experience and covering topics including mental health and COVID-19 recovery, these seminars will deliver engaging, informative content that will help improve your practice.

Watch all the sessions from our 2021 Seminar Series below


Physical Activity and Cancer Prehabilitation: Innovation in Digital Delivery

Chair: Professor Rob Copeland  Speakers include: Professor Sandy Jack, Dr John Moore, Zoe Merchant, Dr Tom Collyer, Emma Radcliffe

This session will explore how prehabilitation services for cancer have been affected by COVID-19.  Clinical teams from around the UK will share insights on how they have innovated and adapted, with a focus on digital delivery of services.

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Physical Activity and Mental Health

Chair: Professor Mark Lewis Speakers include: Professor Simon Gilbody, Dr Florence Kinnafick, Ellie Wildbore

This session will examine drivers of health inequalities for people with serious mental illness, and explore physical activity interventions in secure settings. There will also be the opportunity to hear lived experience of how physical activity can transform mental health.

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Physical Activity and COVID-19 Recovery

Chair: Dr Anna Lowe Speakers include: Dr Caroline Dalton, Dr Sally Fowler-Davis, Dr Rebecca Robinson

The seminar will focus on recovery from long COVID. It will review the state of evidence, including new advances and gaps in knowledge. The session will discuss the potential role of physical activity in recovery and the caution needed to avoid potential negatives outcomes.

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Physical Activity and Maternal Health

Chair: Dr Eleanor Tillett. Speakers include: Dr Hayley Mills, Dr Lou Atkinson, Dr Amal Hassan

Exploring current pre and post pregnancy activity guidance, as well as social and individual influences on engagement including COVID-19. Looking at contraindications to exercise, and listening to the vital contribution of lived experience.

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Delivered in partnership with the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine.