Dr Loosemore MBE is a leading Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine. He treats both professional sportspeople and the general public with musculoskeletal and sports injuries. His passion in exercise is not only for health benefits but also as a therapeutic intervention for many medical conditions. He currently heads the ‘Exercise is Medicine’ task force in the UK and held the role of president of the Sports and Exercise Medicine (SEM), at the Royal Society of Medicine.
Dr Loosemore’s interest in sport has led him into looking after all types of sportspeople, dancers and physical performers. He has also travelled extensively with national squads, accompanying teams to Olympic and Commonwealth Games, along with the World and European Championships.
His continuous research and development into the use of exercise not only as a way of preventing disease but also as a treatment for chronic non-communicable diseases such; as diabetes, cancer, coronary artery disease and many others; furthers his expansion into leading- and cutting-edge advancements. Along with, a PHD on the Pathophysiology of Boxing Injuries; his knowledge of sport and exercise medicine, has been supported by numerous published works.
By assisting in the education of future SEM doctors and being the Head of Specialty for sport and exercise medicine training in London led him to be awarded an honorary doctorate in science for ‘outstanding contribution to sport and exercise medicine’. In 2014 he received the Sir Robert Atkins award for ‘an outstanding contribution to sports medicine and in 2017, Dr Loosemore was delighted and greatly honoured to be awarded an MBE for services to Sports Medicine.