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Physical Activity and Breast Cancer

For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Sport & Exercise Consultant, Dr Farrah Jawad explains how physical activity is a tool at our disposal that we can use to reduce the risk of developing breast cancer.

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Running an ultramarathon in your 50s

What is it like taking on an ultramarathon in your 50s, compared to say your 30s? Dr Mike Burdon, who can now answer that question, reflects on his experience of training for and competing in an ultramarathon earlier this year.

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Three of the Most Common Injuries in Tennis Players

Sport, Exercise & Musculoskeletal Medicine Consultant, Dr Mike Burdon explores the top three injuries in Tennis and how to manage them effectively.

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Cyclists, are you ready?

With RideLondon only a week away, we offer some guidance around when it’s best to take a rest from training.

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Top 5 Most Common Rugby Injuries

Head of S&C Andy Reay discuss the 5 most likely injuries to experience for rugby players, and what the recovery path looks like for each.

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Concussion and Other Head Injuries in Winter Sports

What does the road to recovery look like after sustaining a head injury? Does wearing a helmet protect you from the risk of concussion? Consultant Dan Brooke answers these questions and more in our new blog for National Winter Sport Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Awareness Month.

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Causes of Hip & Groin Pain

A Sport & Exercise Consultant’s summary of the most common issues that can cause hip and groin pain, plus expert advice about how to manage it.

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Trauma Rehabilitation and Its Synergies With Sport & Exercise Medicine

Although similar, there are important differences between Sport & Exercise Medicine and trauma-related rehabilitation. Expert Consultant in Rheumatology and Rehabilitation Medicine Dr Rhodri Phillip OBE outlines these differences to help you find the right specialist for you.