Mental health problems in athletes can be as prevalent as in the general population. Some conditions such as eating disorders or substance abuse problems are reportedly more common in an athletic population
Presenting a paper or poster and need funding to retrieve statistics, mentoring or research support?
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Examples for which the monetary award could be used for:-
- Funding international travel for further study at a Centre of Excellence;
- Providing medical cover for touring with international sports teams;
- Clinically based research projects within the UK;
- Educational projects within the UK;
- Other projects that fall into the general category of Clinical Sport and Exercise Medicine;
- Assisting BASEM members who have a paper to present.
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Applications for the 2019 Award will be requested during the Summer
Hamstring muscle injury, characterised by posterior thigh pain and weakness in the hamstring muscles, is a common injury with a major impact on sport through time loss and association with high recurrence rates. Scientific evidence for management protocols is lacking.
A study of the organisational and referral pathways that service the Boston Children’s Hospital Concussion Clinic, as well as the clinical structure and management of the pathology itself
The benefits of physical activity to an individual’s health, the economy and society are globally accepted. In accordance, United Kingdom (UK) guidelines have been established on the amount and type of physical activity people should aim to achieve, the latest in 2011.
The effect of different running foot strike patterns on Achilles tendon strain and stiffness.
Tendons are inelastic fibrous tissues which connect muscle to bone. During activities such as jumping and running, tendons can suffer repeated microscopic tears. With age and persistent use, the ability to heal these microscopic tears becomes extremely limited and degeneration of the tendon escalates, causing severe pain, swelling and disability.
Fructose and stress – the drivers of obesity? (And where does physical activity fit in?). I visited 3 leading centres in the USA managing paediatric obesity. Two (1,2) visits focused on the pathophysiology of obesity. Their treatment focused on manipulating a patient’s biochemistry in order to change their eating habits