sport-and-exercise medicine

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sport-and-exercise medicine

A UK term (Sports Medicine in US) for a specialty usually practised by orthopaedic surgeons or rehabilitation medicine doctors, which is involved in the care of atheletes, either amateur or professional.
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The Canadian Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine considered this a top practice-changing article.
UPGRADE: Sitting at work for standing WE spend around 50-70% of our time sitting down, yet standing for three hours a day is as good for you as running 10 marathons a year, claims Dr Mike Loosemore, lead consultant in exercise medicine at the Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health.
Upgrade: Sitting at work to standing Standing for three hours a day is as good for you as running 10 marathons a year, claims Dr Mike Loosemore, lead consultant in exercise medicine at the Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health.
Consultant physician in sport and exercise medicine, Cardiff University's Dr Rhodri Martin said: "The Lancet Public Health Science conference is acknowledged as a leader in the field and I was delighted to see the calibre of Owen's research recognised by The Lancet and the conference organisers.
None of this will work without the regular dialogue between the individual and their sport and exercise medicine consultant.
5 million construction of the University s National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine which is due for completion in summer 2014.
He had an operation in the States in June and Villa's head of sport and exercise medicine, Dr Roddy MacDonald, flew over there to accompany him back to England for his rehabilitation.
Wilby Williamson, a National Health Service expert in sports and exercise medicine, said: "People are watching television for up to four hours a day and spending 60-70 percent of their time being sedentary, and that is because of our lifestyle and occupations.
Professor Mark Batt, a consultant in sport and exercise medicine at Nottingham University Hospitals, said that doing regular exercise is important to keep joints healthy and the long-term benefits of exercise far outweigh the risk of injury.
Description: The Second Edition of the Oxford Handbook of Sport and Exercise Medicine brings together the common problems and diagnoses in sport and exercise medicine with a focused summary of the latest strategies, management plans, and evidence based protocols.
The facility has eleven external pitches, a dedicated practice and training area for goalkeepers, a sports pavilion for post-training de-briefs and a world-class sports and exercise medicine, human performance and research centre.