A year on foot at the ISEH 7

  • October 26, 2016

Elevated interest and participation in sport after an Olympic Games are frequently associated with activity-related injuries associated with the increase in demands on our musculoskeletal system as Mr Michael Oddy, ISEH Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon reports.

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The show must go on

  • October 25, 2016

Emily Prior-Willeard is a bioveterinary scientist, a circus performer  and a MSc Performing Arts Medicine student at UCL based at the ISEH.

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Cardiopulmonary exercise testing

  • October 25, 2016

A cardiopulmonary exercise test (CPET), more widely known as a VO2max test, is a non-invasive gold standard assessment of aerobic fitness. CPET assesses exercise capacity by looking at how an individual’s heart and lungs are able to cope with increasing demand of incremental exercise.

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ISEH consultant profile: Sujith Konan

  • October 24, 2016

Sujith Konan is a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon with a specialist interest in hip, knee and sports surgery.

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Cycling remains the golden sport!

  • September 13, 2016

Have you been inspired by the world-domination of the British Cycling track riders at Rio 2016 or motivated by the continued success of Chris Froome and Team Sky? Michael Crebbin, Senior Physiotherapist at the ISEH reports on the benefits of cycling and offers his advice.

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A year on foot at the ISEH 6

  • September 12, 2016

Playing fields baked hard by the late summer sun can place the foot at significant injury risk in the return to training and competitive sports in late August and September. Hyperextension injuries, or forced upward movement of the big toe metatarso-phalangeal joint can lead to a variety of injuries which have broadly been called a turf toe as Mr Michael Oddy, ISEH Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon reports.

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Free flight physiology project

  • September 12, 2016

The Free Flight Physiology Project (FFPP) aims to study the physiology of free fliers (paragliders, hang gliders, sailplane and wingsuit pilots) to improve performance and safety, gain insights into hypobaric hypoxia and explore the use of novel telemetry in extreme settings.

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PAM students tour the globe

  • September 09, 2016

Graduate students from the MSc in Performing Arts Medicine (PAM) made their mark in this year’s PAMA Conference in New York City. Four ex students presented their research work which was conducted during their studies.

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ISEH consultant profile: Mr Alistair Hunter

  • September 07, 2016

Mr Alistair Hunter is a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon with a specialist interest in hand, wrist and elbow surgery. His NHS practice is based at University College London Hospitals and he sees private patients at ISEH and the Princess Grace Hospital.

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Going for gold: the medicine behind the medals

  • August 04, 2016

The Rio 2016 Olympic Games begins on Friday and they are heralded to be one of the most exciting ever. We know that the way athletes are cared for is constantly being refined but what does it take to be a doctor at the Olympic Games?

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