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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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Mental Health Position Statement Engages Healthcare Community

The Faculty's new statement The Role of Physical Activity and Sport in Mental Health has been shared widely across the SEM and healthcare community. The statement outlines the evidence for physical…

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Workforce Strategy for NHS England

The Faculty responded to Facing the Facts Shaping the Future: A Draft Health and Care Workforce Strategy for England to 2027. Read more and download a PDF of our full response Health…

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Exertional Heat Stroke Position Statement Updated

The Faculty's position statement on Exertional Heat Stroke (EHS) has been reviewed and updated by the authors to include the latest recommendations for recognising and treating athletes with EHS. View…

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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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We are asking our members to opt-in to our monthly e-bulletin

From 25th May 2018 the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine UK will be following the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This means that we are asking our…

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Reduce Depression and Cognitive Decline by up to 30% with Regular Exercise

Strong evidence exists showing a 20-30% reduction in depression in adults who participate in physical activity daily There is clear evidence that physical activity reduces the risk of cognitive decline…

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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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Physical Activity in Adolescence

The Faculty's position statement Physical Activity in Adolescence has been reviewed and updated by the author Professor Neil Armstrong. The statement includes evidence-informed recommendations for health-related physical activity in adolescents…

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