SADS Awareness Conference 2017 will again put sudden heart deaths on the agenda

SADS Awareness conference 2017 will again put sudden heart deaths in young people firmly on the agenda for doctors and nurses. SADS stands for sudden arrhythmic death syndrome. It’s part of a group of subtle heart diseases that claim the lives of 12 teenagers and young adults, aged 12-35, every week in the UK. Some […]

A look back at 2016

International Olympic Committee research centre status The NCSEM was officially recognised as an International Olympic Committee (IOC) Research Centre for Prevention of Injury and Protection of Athlete Health – one of just nine around the world. To celebrate this, a special plaque was unveiled at the East Midlands hub this summer by Andrew Honyeman, Head […]

Sessions launched to prevent Type 2 diabetes

The programme runs until March and will include sessions from boxing binman Rendall Munroe, circuits and football as well as Caribbean healthy eating classes. The first nutritional session will take place on Saturday, November 19, between 3.30pm and 5.30pm at the African Caribbean Centre, Maidstone Road, Leicester. The campaign called Raising Awareness and prevention of […]

EVENT: Sports Injuries and Sports Orthopaedics Conference

You will hear experts and key opinion leaders deliver updates on innovation, progress and current practice in their subspecialty. The two-day intensive course will earn you 12 CPD credits (applied for) and is perfect for consultants and trainees in orthopaedics, sport and exercise medicine and all related specialties including physiotherapists and osteopaths. It will also […]

Exercise and Preventative Medicine seminar

‘Exercise and Preventative Medicine’ is a one-day seminar exploring a selection of state-of-the-art interventions in the field of physical activity health promotion. Aligning with the broader aims of the seminar series, it aims to facilitate interdisciplinary understanding of sport, health and medicine, identifying how the bio- and social sciences can collaborate to facilitate the effective translation […]

Olympic legend opens National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine building

The University’s honorary graduate returned to campus to mark the official opening of the hub building of the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine East Midlands (NCSEM-EM). The purpose-built facility features cutting-edge technology and specialist medical equipment, including a functional analysis rehabilitation lab, a computer assisted rehabilitation environment (CAREN), a disability sport lab and […]

Using the ‘Functional Fitness MOT’ – one-day course

This tool is a series of functional activities that health professionals can use to understand the functional fitness of an older person in relation to other people their age. Results from the tests can be used to initiate conversations about physical activity with older adults as an important vehicle to help them maintain their independence […]

Promoting Health Behaviour Change – one-day course

Promoting Health Behaviour Change is based on the concept of Solution Focused Practice, which takes a positive approach to empowering individuals to identify how they can improve their health. This one-day course will equip professionals with the practical skills and competencies to immediately integrate Solution Focused Practice into everyday interactions with individuals or groups to […]

Sport and exercise nutrition special interest group meeting

This free to attend event will focus on exercise and nutrition with speakers including representatives from Loughborough University, Nottingham Trent University and the University of Lincoln and will include presentations on various topics. This will focus on both the elite sport world and the ‘weekend warrior’; including the increasingly popular use of whey protein in recreational […]

Exercise and Preventative Medicine Seminar

This one-day seminar explores a selection of state of the art interventions in the field of physical activity health promotion. In keeping with the broader aims of the seminar series, it aims to facilitate interdisciplinary understanding of sport, health and medicine, identifying how the bio- and social sciences can collaborate to facilitate the effective translation […]

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