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How to avoid marathon injuries
Latest news | March 29, 2018
by Dr Courtney KippsThere are simple methods which you can incorporate into your daily training to help keep you running comfortably and without leaving you vulnerable or at significant risk of injury.      Keep your training varied As with most things in life, moderation is key. Keep a healthy...
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Sports concussion: top of the injury list at the Rugby World Cup?
Latest news | September 1, 2015
The 2015 Rugby World Cup kicks off this month right on our doorstep, setting us up for the prospect of watching two months of fast and hard-hitting rugby. Rugby medics tend not to watch much of the game itself, but rather concentrate on the players left on the ground, because along with the tackles ...
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Tips to keep you out of the triathlon medical tent
Latest news | August 7, 2015
It’s looking like it will be a warm weekend for the London Triathlon taking place at Excel in London’s Docklands tomorrow and Sunday. Every year about 13000 people take part in the world’s largest triathlon and it’s inevitable therefore that some people will require medical a...
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Cancer patients who exercise reduce their risk of death dramatically
Latest news | April 26, 2014
Taking part in physical activity after cancer diagnosis is associated with better survivalExercise is good for you: a recent study published in the Journal of Physical Activity and Health provides yet more evidence that physical activity is beneficial to health and reduces the risk of early death....
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Marathon medicine
Latest news | April 7, 2014
Marathon Medicine, the annual conference on the science and medicine of endurance sports, is taking place in London on Saturday 12th April 2014, the day before the London Marathon. This is the 31st edition of the longest running conference of its kind internationally. Marathon Medicine is generousl...
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Exertional Heatstroke: Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine UK Position Statement
Latest news | March 10, 2014
The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine UK has produced a guide for the immediate recognition and treatment of Exertional Heatstroke in those participating in exercise and sport. Dr Courtney Kipps was one of the authors of this position statement, based on his experience treating heatstroke case...
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In the news | March 7, 2014
Rugby is, by its very nature, a sport with a significant injury toll. Many of these injuries can be serious, such as the bulging disc in the neck of a front row forward which has forced the England head coach to rethink his line-up. Rugby is considered to be a dangerous sport, but is it […]...
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Web chat: Ask our experts about….sports medicine
Latest news | February 4, 2014
New year fitness regime falling flat?  Marathon training hit the wall? Or are the winter Olympics inspiring you to think about taking up a new sport? Whatever your fitness goals, join Dr Courtney Kipps and specialist physiotherapist Bruce Paton in the next UCLH web chat: https://www.uclh.nhs.uk/abo...
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New booking details
Latest news | April 12, 2013
Appointments to see Dr Kipps can now be booked through one telephone number, fax or email. Please contact Vicki on telephone number: 0208 970 7435, fax: 01622 620921, or email info@proactivesportsmedicine.co.uk, if you have any queries or you would like to make an appointment to see Dr Kipps in ...
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Marathon medicine
Latest news | March 26, 2013
Marathon Medicine, the annual London Marathon sports science and medicine conference, is taking place on Saturday 20th April 2013, the day before the London Marathon, in London. This conference remains the longest running of its kind world-wide and this year marks the 30th edition. Marathon Medicine...
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