Sports health and medicine

Here’s just a selection of the resources we offer to support sports health and medicine. Explore the full range on our website:

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Baxter D. Baxter’s the foot and ankle in sport. 3rd ed 2021

Thompson S R. Complications in orthopaedics: sports medicine. 2021


Delee J C. DeLee Drez & Miller’s orthopaedic sports medicine: principles and practice. 5th ed 2020

Harrast M A Clinical Care of the Runner 2020

Netter F H. Netter’s sports medicine. 2nd ed.  2018



Brukner P. Brukner and Khan’s clinical sports medicine: volume 2: the medicine of exercise. 5th ed. 2019

Peterson L. Sports injuries: prevention, treatment and rehabilitation. 4th ed. 2017

McArdle W D. Essentials of exercise physiology. 5th ed. 2016


McDonagh D. The IOC manual of emergency sports medicine. 2015


Whyte G P.  ABC of sports and exercise medicine.  4th ed. 2015

Harris P. Anatomy for problem solving in sports medicine: the back. 2015

Sparkes A C.  Qualitative research methods in sport, exercise and health: from process to product. 2014

Narvani A.   Key clinical topics in sports and exercise medicine. 2014



British Journal of Sports Medicine

Clinics in Sports Medicine


Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport

Journal of Sport and Health Science

Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine

Physical Therapy in Sport


Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports


Evidence searches carried out on Sports Health & Medicine

We provide evidence to inform patient care, service improvement, research and clinical teaching. Recent searches we’ve provided include:

  • Prophylactic use of pain-killers before sporting events
  • Risk of Covid-19 transmission indoors, outdoors and in running events
  • Hyponatraemia in marathon runners
  • Medical care provided at events (event medicine), or at major stadium/sporting/concert events
  • Marathons and endurance sports
  • Heat stroke in marathon runners
  •  Impact of covid-19 on the sport and physical activity sector


Web and other resources

British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine

The British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine (BASEM) was founded in 1952 and is the largest multidisciplinary sports medicine organisation in the UK, offering full membership to medical practitioners and allied professionals such as physiotherapists and sports scientists.

Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine UK

The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine (FSEM) UK is the governing body for Sport and Exercise Medicine (SEM) in the UK