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The Equipment in Para-Sport module is a comprehensive guide to the equipment used by athletes with an impairment in their sporting activity, as well as with normal daily activity and whilst travelling. There is a broad discussion regarding wheelchairs, including electric, day chairs and sporting chairs, the importance of posture for injury prevention and performance and the various types of wheelchairs for different sports. Prostheses for athletes with limb deficiencies and amputations are explored, and osseointegration procedures are discussed. The various advantages and disadvantages of sporting prostheses are examined and optimal stump care is described. The module goes on to...

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We are thrilled with the recent announcement that we have been recognised globally for our best-in-class online modules and the SEM Academy initiative. The LearnX Live! Awards is an international awards program which each year uncovers incredible projects and solutions that deliver best practice and business value. We are extremely proud to receive these awards alongside entrees from leading global enterprises. We received; PLATINUM - Best Talent Partnership: Awarded to the ACSEP and our creative partner, White Leaf Solutions, for the Aboriginal Health and Cultural Safety Module. With thanks to the content writers/authors Nathan Frank & Nikki Brouwers, with contribution from Dr Diana Robinson, Assoc Prof Shannon Springer,...

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Respiratory conditions are common in athletes. Exercise induced asthma can impair an athletes performance and optimal management is vital for health and performance. This module presents information exploring common presentations, appropriate investigations and up to date management of exercise induced asthma. Medication that may be subject to doping control are also discussed.Written and authored by the wonderful Dr Ken Fitch. Dr Fitch has dedicated his working life to the field of Sport and Exercise Medicine. He has written extensively on sports medicine, illustrated by more than 58 articles in preferred journals, 28 book chapters and has been editor of seven books....

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Calling all SEM Academy Members! Head over to your Internal Medicine eSeries for a look at the brand new Renal Electrolytes & Hyponatremia module.The aspects of renal medicine pertaining to sport are discussed in this module, where fluid balance, volume regulation and dehydration are outlined, along with exercise associated renal impairment. Renal trauma, UTI’s and single kidney situations in sports are examined, and the module concludes with a detailed explanation of hydration practices, hyponatremia in sport and related collapse in endurance athletes.We thank Dr Steve Reid for his tremendous effort in writing this excellent resource.If you're not yet a member.... become...

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The newly reviewed and redeveloped Research Methodology course provides a comprehensive review of aspects of research and evidence-based medicine for sports doctors and allied health professionals, to assist with developing research project concepts, performing research and interpreting the results of research. We have also included a new section on Ethics in Research and an improved presentation of Epidemiology. The course consists of the following topic areas, across six modules; Ethics in Research Epidemiology Biostatistics, Meta Analysis & Systematic Reviews Evidence Based Medicine Qualitative & Mixed Methodologies Advanced Session - Keeping up to Date with Literature A certificate will be issued after successful completion....

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