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University of Nottingham, UK: clinicians and non-clinicians can become a master of sport and exercise medicine (MSc) (continuing professional development series)
  1. Katherine Rose Marino1,
  2. James NF Murphy2,3,
  3. Adam Geoffrey Culvenor4
  1. 1 Medicine, Grantham and District Hospital, Grantham, UK
  2. 2 Medicine, Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Derby, UK
  3. 3 Research Associate, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
  4. 4 School of Allied Health, La Trobe University College of Science Health and Engineering, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
  1. Correspondence to Dr Katherine Rose Marino, Grantham and District Hospital, Grantham NG31 8DG, UK; katiemarino{at}

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Individuals who work in elite sport need specialised knowledge and practical skills gained through postgraduate qualifications and clinical experience.1 For doctors, physiotherapists, allied health professionals, academics and non-clinicians interested in furthering their education in SEM, The Universityof Nottingham’s MSc in Sports and Exercise Medicine (SEM) and Applied Sport and Exercise Medicine (ASEM) courses enable students to develop a depth and breadth of knowledge and experience in SEM. There are a number of high level SEM professions, elite performance teams and a diverse range of sports on offer in the East Midlands of England that the course has close links with. On completion of the MSc course, graduates have become involved in a wide range of SEM related jobs ranging from research posts to the provision of on-field medical care for professional athletes and teams.


The Master of Science (MSc) in Sports and Exercise Medicine (SEM) and the MSc in Applied Sport and Exercise Medicine (ASEM) programmes for sport and exercise medicine specialists are based at Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham, a large teaching hospital …

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  • Contributors KM and JNFM cowrote the manuscript. AGC did a vast amount of editing of the manuscipt. The final manuscript version was approved by all members of the authorship team.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

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  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.