Concussion is big news in the Sports Medicine world, and for good reason. This brain injury is commonly sustained during sport and is characterised by diffuse axonal damage. In the … Continue reading Magnesium supplementation to counter Traumatic Brain Injury?
I am waiting to depart from Heathrow to Adelaide, Southern Australia. The purpose of my trip is to use my medical elective placement to gather experiences: of a hospital, a people, a … Continue reading Waiting in Heathrow
We have lots of GP practices in the UK. I don’t find them particularly inspiring places to visit as a medical student, let alone as a patient! All too often, … Continue reading Utopian Pipedream: Community Medicine
This article is my follow-on piece from Forget Frailty. In the world of Strength and Conditioning, Muscle Is King. The benefits are undisputed; lifting weights builds strength, improves our coordination and … Continue reading Building Better Bones with S&C!
On the 22nd March 2016, Xanni von Guionneau and I were fortunate enough to attend ‘Marginal Gains in Sports Medicine’, a conference held at the Emirates Stadium in London. The … Continue reading Arsenal SEM 2016: Load, Injuries and Determination.
In a rare moment of free time at the recent Isokinetic “Football Medicine Strategies” Conference, an audience of thirty prospective SEM clinicians gathered to attend an exclusive lunch break Q&A with … Continue reading Interested in Sports and Exercise Medicine? Three Things you must know!
A Hedge Health Fund Investing money is something that everybody understands, the benefits being obvious, tangible and with huge potential for staggering returns. Many people are not fortunate enough to … Continue reading A Health Fund
At the RSM Sports and Exercise Medicine Section on the evening of the 28th September, the talk was all about Extreme Medicine. Dr Daniel Martin is the Director at the … Continue reading What Medicine can learn from Everest
It’s the end of Phase 3 and with exam pressures looming and time increasingly being spent studying, moments of reflection creep in here and there. What did I wish I … Continue reading Advice for a Clinical Medical Student
On a pouring Thursday I pedalled along to the Inaugural ‘Active Working Summit’, arriving in dripping bicycle gear spattered with wet roads and muck. My disappointing entrance was quickly relieved … Continue reading Update from the Active Working Summit
I’m too late to catch the ‘blog-about-stand-up-workstation’ boat. However, knowledge is power. Exercise is medicine. Karim Kahn includes ‘Public Education, including mass media’ as number 5 on his ‘Investments that … Continue reading Catch Them When They Are Least Expecting It!
I’m proud to say I have a piece published onto the BMJ Sports Medicine Blog! Attending this conference marks the second SEM meeting I’ve ever attended, aside from the smaller … Continue reading Epigenetics, Technology and Health.