Two Society members were recently featured in their local newspapers in press
releases related to Osteoporosis and World Osteoporosis Day (October 20th).
Roz Nottingham, an Executive Member of The Society of Sports Therapists, was
featured in her local paper ‘The Grantham Journal’. Roz, who runs her own Sports
Therapy clinic, was reflecting on the influence celebrities and models have on
young girls and the negative body image that is portrayed by them.
Roz, who is also Sports Therapist to Kesteven Rugby Club, was promoting a
healthy balanced diet and regular exercise to combat the risk of the disease,
which is associated with 40 deaths each day in the UK and costs the NHS over
£1.73 billion each year.
Keith Waldon, Vice Chairman of The Society of Sports Therapists, appeared in
The News (Portsmouth) in a connected press release. Keith was talking about the
effects of excessive alcohol consumption in relation to Osteoporosis. Keith
warned of the effects of the ‘lads and ladettes’ culture of drinking and smoking
excessively. This has also coincided with the Government campaign to warn young
people of the dangers of binge drinking.
The Grantham Journal article can be found at: