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Mr Mark Phillips Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon joins the ISEH

Mr Phillips brings a wealth of expertise to our facility, particularly in trauma surgery, elbow conditions, and complex injury surgery. Additionally, he has specific expertise in hand and wrist surgery and provides patient-centred care, tailored to the individual needs of those under his care.


New research reveals that incorporating the Active Movement Programme, a health intervention was successful in effectively reducing obesity

ISEH’s Professor Mike Loosemore and Dr Flaminia Ronca have published research after implementing the Active Movement Programme, a health intervention targeted at reducing obesity in school children developed by Peter Savage.


Dr Snehal Pinto Pereira awarded £1.8m to fund vital research to benefit public health

Her primary objective is to comprehend methods for optimising and sustaining physical fitness levels within the broader population, aiming for longevity, while recognising the significance of physical fitness in disease prevention, as well as in preserving mobility and independence.


ISEH FREE Sport and Exercise Medicine Annual Virtual Conference series

We have a line up of incredible speakers working at the forefront of Sport and exercise medicine in the UK who will be leading the talks. With vast expertise managing elite athletes, the athletic community and the general population for sports related injuries and complaints, this conference is not to be missed.


Learn about our achievements from the last 12 months - ISEH Annual Report 2023

As we embrace the new year, we're proud to share the ISEH Annual Report, highlighting the outstanding efforts over the past 12 months of our colleagues and the excellent collaboration with our partners in delivering world class Sport and Exercise Medicine clinical services, teaching and research.


Exploring how the menstrual cycle influences orthopaedic sports injuries among female athletes.

Esteemed Sport and Exercise Medicine Physicians, including ISEH Clinical Director and Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Professor Fares Haddad, have published research investigating the complex interplay between the menstrual cycle and orthopaedic sports injuries in pre-menopausal female athletes.


New study reveals small changes in daily activity dramatically Improves heart health

Led by ISEH’s Dr Jo Blodgett, and published in the European Heart Journal, this comprehensive research explores the connection between different movement patterns across a 24-hour day and its influence on cardiovascular health.


New research that aimed to unpick the relationship between adiposity and grip strength

Muscle weakness is a public health challenge especially among older adults and n the coming decades it will become an even greater concern because the global population is ageing. ISEH’s Dr Tom Norris has led and published new research that aimed to unpick the relationship between adiposity and grip strength.


New study examining the relationship between cardiorespiratory fitness and cognitive function in mid-adulthood

The study, led by Dr Tom Norris used data from over 8,000 participants in the 1958 British Birth Cohort Study, found that higher cardiorespiratory fitness at 45 years was associated with higher cognitive function at 50 years - however, this association disappeared when sociodemographic and behavioural factors were accounted for.


A virtual focus group study examining resistance training at the point of retirement revealed promising insights and challenges

Muscle strength naturally declines at older ages – estimates suggest we lose 50% of our muscle strength between the ages of 25 and 85 and whilst we cannot completely reverse or stop this decline, we can delay and/or slow down the speed at which we lose strength.


Concussion symptoms that you may not be aware of

Dr Theo Farley, Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist at ISEH with expertise in concussions, offers valuable insights into this head injury, sharing some things you may not be aware of to enhance public awareness.


Rotator cuff injury tips and advice to reduce injury risk

It’s important that cricketers pay attention to their shoulder health, incorporate proper training, conditioning, injury prevention measures and stretching routines, and seek medical attention if they experience persistent pain or discomfort in the shoulder area. ISEH’s Ben Ashworth, Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist share helpful advice regarding Rotator cuff injuries.