NCSEM/FSEM Seminar Series

Bookings are now open for our first online seminar series, in partnership with the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine.

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.

Book your place now by completing the booking form and selecting the dates you would like to attend. 

1.5 CPD points will be awarded per session.

(Please note, event times may vary)

Thursday 15 April – Physical Activity and Cancer Prehabilitation: Innovation in Digital Delivery

7.30 – 9.00pm – Chair: Professor Rob Copeland, Sheffield Hallam University & NCSEM Sheffield

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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Thursday 22 April – Physical Activity and Mental Health

6.00 – 7.30pm – Chair: Professor Mark Lewis, Loughborough University & NCSEM East Midlands

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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Thursday 29 April – Physical Activity and COVID-19 Recovery

7.30 – 9.00pm – Chair: Dr Anna Lowe, Sheffield Hallam University & NCSEM Sheffield

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 sesssion will discuss the potential role of physical activity in recovery and the caution needed to avoid potential negatives outcomes.

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Previous Events

Watch Now: Physical Activity and Maternal Health

Watch the recording here


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