Health services minister Dan Poulter visits the ISEH

  • March 20, 2014

On Thursday 20 March Dr Daniel Poulter MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Health visited the Institute Sport Exercise and Health.

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The ISEH at the 2014 Abu Dhabi International Triathlon

  • March 15, 2014

Doctors Rick Seah and Courtney Kipps, both consultants in Sport & Exercise Medicine (SEM) at the ISEH, flew out to the United Arab Emirates in March 2014 as part of the medical team for the Abu Dhabi International Triathlon 2014.

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Dr Courtney Kipps talks six nations rugby injuries

  • March 01, 2014

Rugby is, by its very nature, a sport with a significant injury toll. Many of these injuries can be serious, such as the bulging disc in the neck of a front row forward which has forced the England head coach to rethink his line-up.

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The ISEH: a road to recovery for winter olympians

  • February 28, 2014

The Winter Olympics has come to a close in Sochi, Russia, and it was no surprise that the high risk Games saw so many young daredevil athletes pushing the boundaries of their chosen disciplines and sustain a variety of detrimental injuries

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Lizzy Yarnold and other Olympic greats visit the ISEH

  • February 27, 2014

Golden girl Yarnold was joined at the ISEH by fellow elite athletes including British rower and a 2012 Olympic gold medalist Katherine Grainger, former Leicester, Gloucester & England Rugby Player Leon Lloyd and English cricketer and member of the current England women's cricket team Holly Colvin

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RPDPS launches at the ISEH

  • February 24, 2014

Winter olympic champion Lizzy Yarnold will join Katherine Grainger (Olympic champion, London 2012, rowing), Leon Lloyd (England rugby) and Holly Colvin (England cricket) at the launch of the Register of Personal Development Practitioners in Sport (RPDPS)

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Government fires pistol to tackle physical activity

  • February 13, 2014

‘Moving More, Living More: the physical activity Olympic and Paralympic legacy for the nation’. The Government and Mayor of London have launched a team effort to promote physical activity across the country, ensuring it is a lasting legacy of London 2012 and part of a long-term vision for a fitter nation.

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Prof Hugh Montgomery on exercising in extreme heat

  • January 20, 2014

With the Australian Open hitting the headlines for heat rather than tennis, we ask UCL’s Professor Hugh Montgomery about what happens to your body when you play tennis in 40 plus degrees?

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Good news for Jess Ennis-Hill

  • January 10, 2014

Congratulations to Jessica Ennis-Hill on her pregnancy! It’s great to hear her being so positive about training during pregnancy and her athletics career after the baby arrives. There is plenty of evidence to show that exercise is beneficial to the mother during pregnancy and, provided some sensible guidelines are followed, safe.

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Cancer patients who exercise dramatically reduce their risk of death

  • January 01, 2014

A new American study shows that engaging in physical activity after cancer diagnosis is associated with better survival. Dr Courtney Kipps, Consultant Sport and Exercise Medicine Physician at the Institute of Sport, Exercise & Health and a Principal Clinical Teaching Fellow at UCL, discusses the benefits of exercise in improving survival rates.

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