Sport and Exercise Medicine Society

ESEMS aims to educate students interested in Sport and Exercise Medicine, and provide opportunities for all students involved in the pursuit of sport with regard to health, fitness, and safety.


  • Sport and Exercise Medicine Society Associate Membership£0.00
  • Sport and Exercise Medicine Society Standard Membership£0.00

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The Edinburgh Sport and Exercise Medicine Society (ESEMS) is a student-led society open to all students interested in the fields of Sport, Exercise, and Medicine. As a society, we have a number of goals:


  • The Society puts on a number of interesting talks and tutorials throughout the year, where students can learn about current topics in the field - such as the hot topic of concussion in sport, and how psychology influences athletic performance.


  • We provide the opportunity for students to achieve an accredited National Sports First Aid (NSFA) qualification that allows students to act as first aiders in a voluntary and paid role; such students are also given the opportunity to provide first aid for University sporting events.


  • We aim to support students studying Applied Sports Sciences, Physical Activity for Health, and Medicine.


  • We have a number of connections with the Physical Activity for Health Research Centre (PAHRC) and can put students interested in research in contact with current project supervisors.


  • Finally, this year, we intend to host the 1st Undergraduate Sports and Exercise Medicine Conference in association with Aberdeen Sport and Exercise Medicine Society.


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Intercalated Rep
Jack Lovie
Jennifer Campbell
Caitlin Hayes
Kat Greenslade
Christopher Jervis
Vice President
Caitlin Hayes
Year Two Rep
Cameron Peattie