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28Jul

Commonwealth Games: Spotlight


To mark this much anticipated sporting event, we sat down with dedicated colleagues at our partner organisation The English Institute of Sport (EIS) to find out how they have been supporting athletes during the lead up to this year’s games.

27Jul

Hamstring injury: treatment, recovery time and when to see a doctor


We spoke to Dr Bruce Paton, ISEH Consultant Physiotherapist and Dr Ricci Plastow, Lower Limb Consultant at University College London Hospitals (UCLH), to ask them some of the most ‘Googled’ questions surrounding hamstring injuries to help people have a better understanding of this type of injury.

10Jun

New research that looked at whether balance ability tracked from childhood to adulthood


New research led by Dr Jo Blodgett, which investigated if children with poor balance ability when they were 10 years old were at greater risk of poor balance in midlife.

09Jun

Adiposity and grip strength: new published study


ISEH Dr Snehal Pinto Pereira has led a study with Professor Rachal Cooper (Manchester Metropolitan University & Newcastle University) investigating whether total adiposity (indicated by body mass index, (BMI), and body fat percentage (BF%)) and central adiposity (indicated by waist circumference (WC) and waist-hip-ratio (WHR)) are causally associated with muscle strength.

07Jun

IOC consensus statement on acute respiratory illness in athletes part 2


Professor James Hull, worked together with fellow leading physicians from around the world to produce the second guideline, part II of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) consensus statement on acute respiratory illness in athletes.

27May

New study investigating how BMI over a lifetime is associated with strength in mid-life


This important research was co-led by Dr Snehal Pinto Pereira, and Professor Rachel Cooper (Manchester Metropolitan University) and conducted in partnership with ISEH’s Prof. Mark Hamer and Dr David Tomlinson (Manchester Metropolitan University).

24May

New study investigating whether cervical proprioception was associated with concussion in professional rugby players


ISEH Physicians were part of a research study that led and investigated whether cervical proprioception (the ability to distinguish where your head and neck is in space) was associated with concussion in professional rugby players.

17May

New research on exercise & brain activity in the pre-frontal cortex of those with depressive symptoms


New research published which investigated whether a single bout of intense exercise could improve brain activity in the pre-frontal cortex in participants who exhibit depressive symptoms.

06May

Study published on daily step count and biomarkers for heart diease


ISEH is pleased that share that Professor Mark Hamer, Chair in Sport and Exercise Medicine has had researched published, after investigating the association between daily step count and biomarkers for heart disease.

05May

MSc Sports Medicine, Exercise & Health alumni wins prestigious award


We are delighted to share that MSc Sports Medicine, Exercise & Health Alumni, Sukhrob Saliev, has been awarded the Social Action Award 2021/2022 by The British Council in Uzbekistan.

28Apr

Children’s concussion: signs, symptoms, and when to seek medical attention


ISEH Professor Mike Loosemore MBE, shares important information about Children’s concussion in this blog while detailing concussion symptoms in adolescents and very young children.

13Apr

BTS clinical statement on the management of respiratory health of athletes.


Professor James Hull worked with the British Thoracic Society to chair a team of expert physicians to produce clinical guidelines on the management of respiratory health of athletes.