Final call for authors: BASES Physiological Testing Guidelines

10th July 2020

The next edition of the BASES Physiological Testing Guidelines has just been commissioned and is due to be handed over to the publishers by the end of 2020. Now in its fifth edition it will continue to be published as two volumes, ‘Sport Testing’ and ‘Exercise and Clinical Testing’

Further to the call to action back in January 2020, Richard Davison and his team are still looking for some authors to help with the guidelines, particularly in specialised areas.

Please can members contact Richard directly ( if they are interested in contributing to the chapters below. Ideally you should be accredited and you will need to send a little CV to enable the team to evaluate your experience.

  • Data analysis and reporting data/working with coaches
  • Non-surface anthropometry/body composition
  • Canoe and kayak
  • Athletics (throwing and jumping)
  • Hockey
  • Water-polo
  • Tennis
  • Table Tennis
  • Baseball and softball
  • Archery
  • Shooting
  • Boccia
  • Curling
  • Motorsports
  • Competition Climbing
  • Alpine racing
  • Canoe slalom
  • Synchronised swimming
  • Figure skating and ice dance
  • Gymnastics
  • Alpine judged sports
  • Judo
  • Karate
  • Taekwondo
  • Paralympic Specific
  • Impaired muscle power
  • Impaired passive range of movement
  • Leg length difference
  • Short stature
  • Hypertonia
  • Ataxia
  • Athetosis
  • Master athletes
  • Multisport (decathlon, heptathlon, modern pentathlon, triathlon)
  • Travelling athlete
  • Daily wellbeing
  • Training load
  • Over-reaching overtraining
  • Bone health

Thanks for your consideration


BASES stands for the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. BASES is the professional body for sport and exercise sciences in the UK.

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