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Sleep for Health and Sports Performance

Sleep for Health and Sports Performance

Dr Nicky Keay16 February 2017

Sleep for health and sports performance Dr Nicky Keay “Sleep.. chief nourisher in life's feast,” Macbeth. In my last blog I described i ...

The Ultimate - How small conversations end up big

The Ultimate - How small conversations end up big

Dr Alethea Beck11 February 2017

In 2014 I first heard about the sport Ultimate while volunteering at the commonwealth Games in Glasgow standing poolside at the dive training and t ...

The 2012 Paralympic Games

The 2012 Paralympic Games

Dr Dinesh Sirisena02 February 2017

The 2012 Paralympic Games Billed by the official television broadcaster as the main event following the Olympic Games 'warm-up', the Paralympi ...

Balance of recovery and adaptation for sports performance

Balance of recovery and adaptation for sports performance

Dr Nicky Keay27 January 2017

Balance of recovery and adaptation for sports performance Dr Nicky Keay There has been much recent discussion about the optimal balance of ...

Highlights from the BASEM Exercise in Health and Disease Course

Highlights from the BASEM Exercise in Health and Disease Course

Mr Manroy Sahni22 October 2015

Unfortunately, the vast majority of medical schools dedicate very little teaching time to the health benefits of physical activity and how to deliv ...

Mental Health in Sport Conference 2015 - Game Changing Mental Health

Mental Health in Sport Conference 2015 - Game Changing Mental Health

Dr Stefan Kluzek22 October 2015

Mental health is a part of SEM practice that most of us find difficult to deal with due to its complexity. We are privileged to help exceptional an ...

Futsal: A new and exciting Sport......in fact the fastest growing sport in the world

Futsal: A new and exciting Sport......in fact the fastest growing sport in the world

Dr Markus W Laupheimer17 December 2014

Futsal: A new and exciting Sport….in fact the fastest growing sport in the world By: Dr Markus W. Laupheimer & Dr. Daniel Berdejo-del-Fr ...

Mixed Martial Arts:  Elite athletes or just street brawlers?

Mixed Martial Arts: Elite athletes or just street brawlers?

Dr Dinesh Sirisena04 December 2014

Since the first Ultimate Fighting Championships in the early 1990s, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) has gained popularity with regular national and intern ...

"Thank You" to the pioneering clinicians who paved the way for SEM Specialist Training

Dr Dinesh Sirisena04 December 2014

In 2005, the Department of Health formally recognized Sports and Exercise Medicine (SEM) as a medical speciality. One year later the Faculty of Spo ...

Personal View:  Football Medicine in England

Personal View: Football Medicine in England

Dr Michael Stone20 November 2014

I have been extremely fortunate to have worked within elite sport since 1994. Most of this time has been spent working within football and my perso ...