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22Mar

An introduction to bone stress injuries


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.

20Mar

Research profile: Luke Hughes


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.

01Feb

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


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.

31Jan

Mayor of London's Transport Strategy and Health


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.

31Jan

Olympic gold medalist inspires budding sport and exercise medicine physicans


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.

30Jan

Redefining inactivity by Active Movement


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.

27Jan

Performing Arts Medicine students visit rehearsal of Lulu


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.

06Dec

Rugby player's remarkable comeback


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.

05Dec

The end of this year on foot at the ISEH


The end of a calendar year may be a time to reflect on personal achievements, but for many, the cold winter months are a time when hard fitness training continues with spring and summer sporting goals in sight.

05Dec

Safe ways to take up running


Experts state that running regularly can help to increase your life expectancy and that even jogging and short runs are beneficial. Additionally, running can reduce the risk of heart disease and other chronic diseases, such as bowel cancer and type 2 diabetes.

01Dec

Tendinopathy: State of Play


Orthopaedic Research UK held a one-day Tendinopathy conference in London on the 16 November chaired by Dr Mike Loosemore, lead consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine, ISEH.

01Dec

KNO2wledge 9 Conference


On Saturday 19 November, CASE Medicine presented their flagship KnO2wledge 9 Conference, which this year was about the future of exploration class missions including the potential role of doctors.