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Sport and Exercise Medicine OSCEs
An Essential Revision Guide

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ISBN 9780367706784
December 8, 2021 Forthcoming by CRC Press
300 Pages 94 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

As the only text on the market for Sport and Exercise Medicine OSCEs, this is an invaluable guide for those studying sport and exercise medicine and sitting examinations. Whilst specifically targeted at the OSCE, this book will have much wider appeal throughout the clinical setting.

Sport and Exercise Medicine is a new and developing specialty and there has been a rapid increase in the number of Universities offering MSc degrees in Sport and Exercise Medicine and more candidates year on year sitting the FSEM diploma exam. It is a niche specialty, with very little content taught at an undergraduate level, therefore knowing the material that is examined is often challenging compared with other specialties. This book provides the content to fill that need. The book is divided into sections based on the main topics that arise in sport and exercise medicine OSCEs, with both core knowledge and practical tips to ensure a fluid and confident performance by the examinee in every station.

A wide range of readers will benefit from this book, including those about to sit a postgraduate examination in sport and exercise medicine, or those enrolled on a postgraduate certificate or Masters course in the specialty. It will also be useful to doctors and allied healthcare professionals such as physiotherapists, sports therapists, podiatrists and nurses as well as undergraduate students. Further, the young clinician who is just starting out and wants to build their confidence in musculoskeletal assessment and presenting to seniors will gain much from reading this book.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Part A: History and examination and clinical cases.History and examination. Shoulder and upper limb. Elbow and forearm. Hand and wrist. Lumbar spine. Hip and groin. Knee and leg. Foot and ankle. Special populations and medical musculoskeletal masqueraders. Part B: Communication stations. Medical presentations in athletes Clinical management stations. Clinical communication and ethics.Exercise medicine and public health. Team and event Medicine. Part C: Emergencies. Medical emergencies. Trauma. Radiology.

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Natalie F. Shur MBChB, BMedSci(Hons), MRes, MRCP(UK), MFSEM(UK)

Natalie is an academic specialty registrar in Sport and Exercise Medicine in the United Kingdom and is currently completing a PhD in skeletal muscle metabolism at the Centre for Sport, Exercise and Osteoarthritis Research Versus Arthritis, NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre, University of Nottingham, UK. She graduated from the University of Edinburgh with Honours and final year distinction and a first class intercalated degree in Sports Science and has successfully obtained her full Membership of the Royal College of Physicians and the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine.