Dr Mike Loosemore appointed Chief Medical Officer of Team GB for PyeongChang 2018

  • March 29, 2017

Lead Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine at the ISEH Dr Mike Loosemore has been appointed Chief Medical Officer for Team GB at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

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Spring on foot at the ISEH

  • March 27, 2017

The traumatic dislocation of the peroneal tendons of a Real Madrid forward in November last year, the surgical repair and his speculated return to sport have been reported extensively in the media and followed by Mr Michael Oddy, Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon at the ISEH.

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An introduction to bone stress injuries

  • March 22, 2017

Bone Strees injuries are typically overuse injuries associated with repetitive loading of bone by vigorous weight-bearing activity (such as running/ jogging/ marching) and inadequate recovery as Dr Rick Seah, Consultant in Sport & Exercise Medicine at the ISEH reports.

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Research profile: Luke Hughes

  • March 20, 2017

Luke Hughes is Ph.D. student and honorary researcher at the ISEH. His research project 'Strength training with blood flow restriction to the lower limb in immobilised patients following ACL reconstruction and ankle fracture' was recently published in British Journal of Sports Medicine.

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Brutal, tribual but always magical, the Six Nations is upon us again

  • February 01, 2017

This year sees an unbeaten England in 2016 seeing if they can continue 2017 where they left off. ISEH's Dr Kal Parmar is the Club Doctor at Leicester Tigers Rugby, who have a large contingent of players who’ll be training and playing with the National Teams, not only England, but also Italy and Wales.

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Mayor of London's Transport Strategy and Health

  • January 31, 2017

In the spring the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, will publish his Mayor’s Transport Strategy. The Strategy will set out the next 25 years of transport policy, with a key focus on shaping the health of Londoners for years to come.

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Olympic gold medalist inspires budding sport and exercise medicine physicans

  • January 31, 2017

Faced with a decision of whether to go mingle with the who’s who of elite sport at the Premiere of ‘I am Bolt’, or an arguably less glitzy albeit unique forum on ‘What makes a successful Olympic medical team?’, Olympic Gold medalist Christine Ohuruogu humbly chose the stripes of the ISEH over the red carpet of Leicester Square.

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Redefining inactivity by Active Movement

  • January 30, 2017

The recognition that sport and activity are not synonym is perhaps a new reality we need to pursue. For too long, the focus has been on getting the most inactive to run, cycle or join a gym with little chance of those who have rejected exercise suddenly finding some suppressed athleticism.

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Performing Arts Medicine students visit rehearsal of Lulu

  • January 27, 2017

On 2 November 2016, the Performing Arts Medicine MSc students visited the rehearsal of Lulu by the English National Opera and spent a whole afternoon experiencing the London Coliseum setting and talking to the ENO musicians.

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Rugby player's remarkable comeback

  • December 06, 2016

Kat Evans, teacher and Premiership women rugby player for Saracens suffered a complicated leg break back in 2012 whilst playing rugby and was treated by ISEH consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon Sam Oussedik.

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