SESIG Spring Meeting- March 2019
Please see the programme for further information.
SESIG Autumn Meeting - Friday 21 September 2018
The Autumn 2018 meeting of the Royal College of Psychiatrists Sport and Exercise Psychiatry Special Interest Group was held at the Institute of Sport Exercise and Health (ISEH) in central London on 21st September and was a great success. The group are grateful for the support of ISEH in providing a tremendous venue for the event and also owe a huge debt of thanks to Tony Adams who headlined and opened the conference.
A summary of the conference and minutes of the business meeting can be found below:
SESIG Spring Meeting – Friday 2 March 2018
Despite the severe weather conditions and a last minute change of venue the spring meeting of the Sport and Exercise SIG was the best attended yet. The day’s programme included the following presentations and made for some interesting discussions.
- Cricket and mental health – Phil Hopley & Lynsey Williams (Player Development Manager, Professional Cricketers’ Association)
- Psychology/Psychiatry interface in sport – Tim Rogers & Stewart Cotterill (Chair British Psychological Society – Division of Sport and Exercise Psychology).
- Mental health in the world of dance – Nicoletta P. Lekka with Erin Sanchez & Helen Laws (One Dance UK)
- Physical activity and old age – Reshad Malik
Full details of the programme and the business meeting that followed can be found below:
Special thanks to all attendees, presenters and the good people of Woodbrooke who stepped in at the last minute to host the event.
SESIG Autumn Meeting - Friday 22nd September 2017
25 delegates contributed to the largest meeting yet of the Sport and Psychiatry SIG on Friday 22nd September 2017 in the Institute of Sport Exercise & Health on Tottenham Court Road, London. Notes from the event, including details of the business meeting which followed, can be found here. Presenter slides have also kindly been made available by each speaker. Many thanks to them all.
SESIG Strategy Day
Members of the Sport and Exercise SIG had a successful strategy day in Leeds on March 16th. Attendees are pictured above. Our grateful thanks go to Allan Johnston and his team at PHIL for hosting us and to our guest speakers Amit Mistry and Tim Rogers. Tim will now be leading a project to describe ‘the competencies of a sports psychiatrist’ with help from other group members while Amit will continue his work on exercise interventions across the span of mental health problems. Work is also ongoing to build databases of relevant literature. The next group meeting is planned for London in September.