Sport and Exercise Medicine Societies
Interested in getting involved with your local SEM society? Here is a list of all the UK SEM societies. Can’t see one for your university – well we can help you set one up! If you’re at a Northern University please just contact Adam Lucas, and if you’re based down South, give Tom Gower a message. We have helped many societies in the past with everything from finding speakers to promoting events and helping with sponsorship.
Aims of each Society and Contact Details
Presidents- Andrew Shafik & James Walker
Honorary President- Professor Francis Smith
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
National Undergraduate SEM Conference 2017
Where? RCSEd, Nicholson Street, Edinburgh
When? Saturday 28th October 9:30AM-5PM
ASEMS (Aberdeen Sports & Exercise Medicine Society) and ESEMS (Edinburgh Sports & Exercise Medicine Society) have been selected to host the National Undergraduate Sports & Exercise Medicine Conference this Autumn.
The conference is the biggest of its type in the UK attracting 150+ medical, physio, sport science and other healthcare students from across the UK interested in Sports & Exercise Medicine.
Some of the confirmed speakers include: Dr Andrew Murray, Professor Chris Oliver, Steffan Griffin, Mr Ian Ritchie, Professor Francis Smith and Dr Jonny Gordon!
Presidents – Thomas Gower and Zoe Chandler
Facebook: Birmingham University Sport and Exercise Medicine Society (BUSEMS)
Promote networking, discussion and exchange of ideas between students interested in SEM
Improve the undergraduate awareness of SEM as a specialty
Increase the awareness of the health implications of physical inactivity and consider how this may impact our future practice
Give students the opportunity to learn from external professionals
Identify appropriate training courses and experiences available in the local field and nationally
What is SEM all about and what is the career pathway?
Football Medicine in the 21st Century
Pushing the boundaries-where to draw the line? (Endurance sports and doping)
Screening, monitoring and profiling elite athletes
Traumatic Brain injuries in the Rugby world cup
Performance Nutrition: From paper to plate
Adolescent and Paediatric Sports Medicine
Presidents: Anna Burton and Georgia Cahill
Facebook: uob sports and exercise med soc (uobsems)
Cardiff Metropolitan University
Cardiff Metropolitan University has delivered the MSc Sport and Exercise Medicine programme since 1999. The programme offers opportunities for students to engage with elite athletes, performers and sports teams. Doctors, physiotherapists, osteopaths and other health professionals study together and benefit from sharing ideas and practices across disciplines. A high-quality teaching, learning and research environment is created by the range of sports medicine and science professionals and academics who deliver on programme. The programme follows a modular framework and is delivered in residential blocks; each residential block combines various learning and teaching methods such as lectures, clinical skills and practical sessions
President: Daniel Phillips
President - Jazz Sharma
Contact - email@example.com
The Society aims to Raise SEM awareness and its profile throughout Durham University and encourage as many students as possible to consider the specialism. We want to create a high quality diverse educational experience within the realms of SEM.
President - Jack Bayram
Contact Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
ESEMS aims to educate students interested in Sport and Exercise Medicine, and provide opportunities for all students involved in the pursuit of sport with regard to health, fitness, and safety. We are proud to be hosting the 2017 National Undergraduate Sport and Exercise Medicine Conference in association with Aberdeen Sport and Exercise Medicine Society on the 28th October at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
President - Hamish Robertson
Contact Email - email@example.com
Increase awareness and encourage students to become involved with us and understand the importance of exercise in health and wellbeing, as well as the role of SEM in return to fitness post injury. We aim to hold a greater number of events this year and with greater range of topics to enhance student interest in sports and exercise medicine to a greater body of students, as well as provide information on pursuing a career in the field.
President - Rory Heath
Contact - LondonSEMS@Gmail.com
We want to narrow the gap between the undergraduate curriculum and the real world of SEM. We aim to provide educational talks and practical events for all interested undergraduate students in the London area. Our final aim is to provide a source of information for students considering a career in SEM and provide experience and networking opportunities.
Previous events - LSEMS is a society under reform. Last year we had talks from Dr Daniel Broman, elite physiotherapist Marco Zanobbi and Isokinetic’s Mike Davison. We also organised a student discount to the international Isokinetic “Football Medicine Strategies” and a private lunchtime meeting with two of the biggest names in the game - Brukner and Khan. (http://blogs.bmj.com/bjsm/2016/04/21/interested-in-sports-and-exercise-medicine-three-must-dos-i-learnt-at-the-football-medicine-strategies-conference/)
This year, we hope to provide more regular events and develop the undergraduate SEM scene further. We’re looking for students and professionals to help this happen. If this interests you, send us an email, find our website at LondonSEMS.com, like us on Facebook and follow our Twitter feed.
President: Eddie Smith
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
This society aims to promote and deliver sessions and opportunities for Keele students to be involved in with Sport and Exercise Medicine.
6th March - Pitch-side Trauma Management - Dr John Morgan
15th March - The Athletes Heart - Dr Kiran Patel
President - Adam Lucas
Contact Email - email@example.com
Facebook: Leeds Sems (https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100013621661235)
Keep following us on social media for updates
President - Oliver Dray
Contact Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Liverpool Sport and Exercise Medicine Society (LivSEM) aims to provide an insight into one of Medicine's newest and most competitive fields. Sport and Exercise Medicine clinicians manage the health of elite athletes and help to promote and improve the health of the general public. We have many plans for this new society and if you are interested in learning more about careers in Sport and Exercise Medicine or wish to increase your knowledge of sporting injuries then this society is definitely for you!
Details of past events:
- An Introduction to Sport and Exercise Medicine’’ (Dr Rob Sivori - including short presentations on SEM masters and a SEM elective)
- MSK lower limb examinations workshop’’ (hip, knee, ankle)
- Life as a football doctor’’ - Dr Andy Massey (Head of Liverpool Medical Services)
- Nutrition and Medicine’’ – Lloyd Parker (Nutritionist – Everton Football Club)
- Future of Football Medicine’’ – Dr Mike Davison (joint talk with Manchester semsoc)
- 2016 USEMS National Student Sports Medicine Conference (attended/helped arrange as part of the organising committee)
Contact - email@example.com
Manchester SEMSoc is a collaboration between Manchester University and MMU. Our events try and encompass the broad and multi-disciplinary nature of sports medicine by hosting speakers from various different backgrounds. Open to all, we look forward to seeing you at our events!
President - Farah Hasan
Contact Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Facebook: Newcastle Sports & Exercise Medicine Society - NSEMS
No formal dates yet, but we are in contact with SAFC Doctor, Gateshead FC Doctor, Newcastle Uni Move Labs and a few local physiotherapists.
President - Alexandra Ross
Contact – email@example.com
Queen Mary's University, London
Presidents: George Wilson and Sean Morgan
BLQM Sports and Exercise Medicine Society provides members with an interest in Sports and Exercise Medicinethe opportunity to gain insight and experience in the field. At regular events, members will have the opportunity to learn more through talks from guest speakers working in Sports Medicine, including professional sports club doctors, physiotherapist and other members of the industry. Events will also provide members the opportunity to make presentations in an area of their interest, relating to Sports Medicine, with a prize for the best presentation from the year.
President – Katie Marino
Society email: firstname.lastname@example.org
This society is focused on keeping our members up to date with one of the newest and most exciting medical specialties. We keep members updated about upcoming conferences and opportunities, and host lectures and events throughout the year.
We acknowledge that multi-disciplinary teams are vital in sports medicine, and therefore undergraduates with an interest in sports and exercise (not just medical students) are more than welcome to get involved in this society.
In addition, we are advocates of healthy living. We are keen to support any initiatives aimed at getting people in Sheffield/Yorkshire more active and promote exercise medicine to all!
Events we have planned for the year:
· Introduction to Sports and Exercise Medicine
· Common MSK conditions seen in GP
· Exercise in Pregnancy
· Introduction to pitch side care
University of East Anglia
President: Omar Mansour
Email Address: email@example.com
Twitter: @UEASEMSoc / https://twitter.com/UEASEMSoc
1 Organising to attend FSEM/BASEM Conference in Bath
2 Organising to attend USEMS Conference in Edinburgh
3 Organising a Pitchside First Aid Course
4 Inviting the Norwich FC Doctor and Physiotherapist
5 Planning a Rheumatology & Orthopaedics Mock OSCE
Bringing in a range of guest speakers.
President: Jatin Mistry (3rd Year Medic)
Treasurer: Sam Massais
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (Personal email better point of contact email@example.com)
Aims: To increase awareness of the speciality and get speakers who specialise in SEMS and related fields to come in and give talks and workshops.
Previous talks: Career in SEMS
President – Eleanor Jones
Contact - E.Jones.firstname.lastname@example.org
Facebook - Warwick sports and exercise medicine