The 2019 Foundation Skills Course is now open for booking please click on the “book now" below for full details
The Foundation Skills Course is a three and a half day residential course aimed at providing a thorough grounding in the areas that make up Sport and Exercise Medicine (SEM). The course is intended for delegates wishing to discover the breadth of subjects covered by ‘Sport and Exercise Medicine’. It would be suitable for those considering developing or extending an early interest in SEM, those involved in Sports Injury Management, but without the wider knowledge of SEM and those simply wishing to increase their general knowledge in this area of medicine.
Date: Sunday 2nd June to Wednesday 5th June,2019
Venue: Lilleshall National Sports Centre, Shropshire
A three and a half day residential course aimed at providing a thorough grounding in areas that make up Sport and Exercise Medicine (SEM).
The course is open to any Doctor. It is also open to Allied Medical Professionals and Medical Students, provided they have background knowledge at a level suitable to benefit from this course. This will depend on the individuals CV.
The course will cover aspects of both sports medicine and science; in health, disease and following acute and chronic injury.
A sample programme is available here. Please note this is subject to change.
The costs of the 2018 BASEM Foundation Skills Course are:
Member – Residential – £695
Member – Non Residential – £645
Non Member – Residential – £795
Non Member – Non Residential – £745.
Member rates are available to BASEM and ACPSEM members only.
The next BASEM Foundation Skills course will takes place on Sunday 2nd June to Wednesday 5th June, 2019
The venue for the 2018 BASEM Foundation Skills Course is Lilleshall National Sports Centrre, Shropshire. The course is residential with a non residential option.
If you are unable to make the 2019 course and would like more information about the 2020 BASEM Foundation Skills course then please contact Lucy Bateman, BASEM Education Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org
Jane has taught on BASEM courses since about 1995 and also lectures at Stirling and Nottingham University.
Jane qualified in Medicine from St Andrews and Manchester Universities. Mixing GP training with expeditions and sailing before joining a GP practice in 1989. in Stirling area, Scotland. At this time she also started working in medical cover at Golf Tournaments locally at Gleneagles (Bells Open) and in sports medicine at the local Rugby Club. In 1995 she left full time family medicine for specialization in Sports Medicine, and has been privileged to have worked at 3 Commonwealth games with Scotland and 3 Olympic games with team GB and treated patients from almost every sport.
Golf medicine experience includes golf event cover at 4-10 events (European tour or LET) every year since1993 as well as running local sports injury clinics and consultaing at a private clinic (Framework) in Bridge of Allan . Since 2010 she has also worked for the Men’s European Tour Golf as a Sports Medicine Consultant who shares care of all of the professional players (all nationalities) with the medical director for the EuropeanTour.
At Stirling University she runs an NHS sports medicine clinic, lectures in sport and exercise medicine (and helps in the sports science labs).
She has a Diploma in Sports medicine since 1994 and is a Fellow of the Faculty of Sports Medicine (UK) and was the 4th person in the UK to gain specialist recognition in Sport and Exercise Medicine.
Chris is currently Senior Sports Physician at the English Institute of Sport, where he has worked for the past 6 years, and Chief Medical Officer to British Gymnastics and Archery GB. He has worked in Professional Football since 2002 and currently works at Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club. He has an MSc in Sports and Exercise Medicine and a PGCert in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound.
Chris worked for 8 years at Shrewsbury Town Football Club, spent 6 years working with England Football teams at youth level, and has travelled with teams for British Athletics and the BOA.
BSc, MBChB, MRCGP, MScSEM, MFSEM
Dr Alethea Beck is a sports physician working with the ministry of defence as the lead doctor for the Regional Rehabilitation Unit for Scotland. This role focuses on the diagnosis, treatment and further rehabilitation of injured military personnel back to full fitness.
She is well known within the field of elite sport and has vast experience in travelling with teams. For 5 years she worked with the Scottish Rugby Union and travelled to New Zealand with the Men’s under 20’s squad in 2014 for the Junior World Championship before moving on last year to work with the Rugby Football Union as one of the medical team for the England Women’s Rugby Squad (current world champions) with whom she has toured Canada for the Super Series in 2015, Italy six nations 2016 and will tour the USA with them in the summer of 2016.
She currently acts as a Great Britain Diving squad doctor and will cover the World Series in 2016 to Beijing, Dubai, Canada and Russia.
She has a broad experience within the field of trauma sports medicine covering Scottish Motorcycling events and professional horseracing since 2010 where she later appointed as one of the youngest ever senior racecourse medical officers by the British Horseracing Authority.
One of her specific interests is in the use of diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound in the sports medicine setting and she is currently undertaking a masters in this through Bournemouth University.
Christopher is a Lecturer in Nutrition at St Mary’s University, Twickenham lecturing on both the undergraduate & postgraduate nutrition programmes. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Newcastle University before completing both his Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Nutrition through the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Masters in Sport & Exercise Science from Sheffield Hallam University and is a member of the Sport & Exercise Nutrition Register (SENr).
In addition to academia he currently works for the Rugby Football Union (RFU) within the elite women’s programme as a Performance Nutritionist having previously spent several years working as a practitioner within rugby union and football.
BASEM Executive Board Member
The course will cover aspects of both sports medicine and science in health, disease and following acute and chronic injury. The course will be as practical/hands on as possible. Below is a draft programme (please note this is subject to change)
Idyllically situated in over 100 acres of gardens and grounds overlooking the beautiful Shropshire countryside, Lilleshall Hall was formerly the country retreat and hunting lodge for the Duke of Sutherland It is currently home to the Lilleshall National Sports Centre and offers sports facilities and grounds which are still utilised by some of today’s top sportsmen and women from a variety of fields and abilities. Accommodation provided will be single occupancy and en-suite. Sports facilities available at the centre that can be used by delegates include, a Gym, Squash, Badminton, Table Tennis, basketball/netball, bowls, archery, astro-turf pitches and gymnastics facilities. There is no swimming pool on site.
Lilleshall National Sports Centre, Nr Newport, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom, TF10 9AT