Category: Sport

Get Your Head In the Game

Get Your Head In the Game

When you think of injury in sport, the musculoskeletal system first comes to mind. A fractured clavicle, torn hamstring or ACL injury are injuries which you may be familiar with seeing on the sporting stage, whether you follow football, rugby, cycling or just about any sport. You may even fancy your chances of diagnosing one of these injuries when your […]

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Demetris Mariannis Serving against Queen Mary's opposition

Marching to Merger

The beginning of the New Year is always a tough time in the world of sport. Whether this is due to a backlog of fixtures, the hostile elements and bitter conditions taking their toll, or the readjustment from a period of down time at Christmas and perhaps dealing with the effects of that extra mince pie that was consumed during […]

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The History of the UH Cup Brought to Life by British Pathé

The History of the UH Cup Brought to Life by British Pathé

In the past number of months, British Pathé has released a number of gems from their archives illustrating days of old of United Hospitals’ sport. Not only does the footage give us grainy images of life for medical students and doctors in the early 20th Century in London, but it also shows us that the tradition and passion, which us […]

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United Hospitals RFC- Oxbridge Conquerors, Necktie Connoisseurs, Miley Cyrus Fan Club

United Hospitals RFC- Oxbridge Conquerors, Necktie Connoisseurs, Miley Cyrus Fan Club

Score: 38-0 vs Cambridge U21’s Squad: J.Wilson, B.Rudran, V.McGeoch, T.Burt, B.Thomas, J.Wilson, O.Cummin, A.Edwards-Bailey, A.Scarborough, Z.Vinnicombe, E.Underwood, A.McManus, L.Thompson, J.Super, W. Crinnion, A.Guilliam, N.Cox, A.Briki, M.Whittaker, C.Horn, A.Muhoza, W.Rea, S.Cullen, J.Smith. Scorers: McGeoch, L.Thompson, A.McManus, Z.Vinnicombe, J.Super, E.Underwood Conversions: Z.Vinnicombe (3), S.Cullen (1) United Hospitals RFC were once again on our travels to face the Cambridge U21’s. Buoyant after a […]

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Sports Ground Sold Without Student Consultation

Sports Ground Sold Without Student Consultation

The close of the 2013/14 season brought shock and disbelief to the ICSM student body as Sport Imperial announced that Teddington sports ground, the home of sport of St Mary’s Medical School and now ICSM, would no longer be used as a playing venue for students as of September 1st 2014. The ground at Udney Park Road has an illustrious […]

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Don’t Let the Heart Rule the Head

Don’t Let the Heart Rule the Head

Head injuries are an inevitable consequence of contact sports, be it the unintentional clash of heads eager to be the first to the ball or a more sinister rage driven coming together. At the World Cup in Brazil however, there were several instances where such clashes were deemed far more trivial than they should have been. Head injuries account for […]

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What the BUCS is going on?

On Tuesday 4th December, a BUCS National Advisory Group (NAG) meeting was held, where medical schools and their parent institutions were told that no further options concerning the BUCS merger would be granted. The NAG is comprised of regional chairs, with London Region Student Chair, Kiki, the KCLSU VP for Students Activities and Facilities attending to represent the London medical […]

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